Here’s an interesting video that discusses the present-day (2021) reality of VR headsets. I find the concept of “pixel density per degree field of view” fascinating. You might want to skip to about 3:00 for the good stuff. The key … Continue reading why do VR games look bad? how to achieve VR in real life?
Large format LED screen technology coupled with live rendering is advancing so fast that it’s going to soon “trickle down” and make a dramatic impact on architectural design and architectural placemaking. Our architectural places will blur the distinction between “real … Continue reading the virtual production of the mandalorian, season two
Unreal Engine released some “bonus content” that follows up on my previous post covering the state of live-rendering technology. A fascinating discussion from movie producers, but with clear and profound considerations for the future of architectural lighting: Continue reading unreal engine: virtual production lighting
Wow, this is really profound: Geodesic Games released a plugin that allows Unreal Engine to directly control DMX lighting and accessories. You can watch a complete demo and detailed explanation below: There is unbelievable potential here for architectural lighting and … Continue reading unreal engine now controls DMX lighting
“Can data become a pigment?” Check out this beautiful TED talk from visual artist Refik Anadol: Continue reading refik anadol: ted talk
Check out Spatial, an MIT Media Lab spin out. Their system is still in the early stages, yet still a very compelling use scenario for augmented/mixed reality for team collaboration. I’m fascinated to see how lighting designers and architects will … Continue reading spatial
I just can’t get enough of seeing the behind the scenes of the Mandalorian, with the production’s use of large-format LED screens and live rendering technologies to create virtual backgrounds (check out my previous posts on the Mandalorian, Jon Favreau’s … Continue reading the virtual sets of the mandalorian (yet again!)
I continue to be blown away by the rapid technical advance of large format LED screens. Further proof comes from the visually gorgeous movie “First Man” chronicling the life of test pilot and astronaut Neil Armstrong. Watching the behind-the-scenes featurette, … Continue reading LED screens used in filming “first man”