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?
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”
For those of you who are enamored with VR, I remember Disney trialing VR in EPCOT as early as 1994. Sure enough, I found a video of the experience: Amazing tech for the time, but goes to show that in … Continue reading disney vision – old school vr
Mental Canvas is a Yale University spin-out that is launching an innovative hybrid 2D/3D sketching software. They recently went public in a big way being featured as part of Microsoft’s launch of the cool Surface Studio product . I can imagine … Continue reading mental canvas
I listen to a great podcast on design and architecture called DnA from Los Angeles radio station KCRW. DnA recently discussed a design studio called “Driving Sensations” conducted by the ArtCenter College of Design that focused on the design possibilities of modern autonomous … Continue reading driving sensations
Via Dezeen, a demo video by London-based visualization studio VRtisan showing the potential of the architectural design process in VR. My own group at Philips Lighting, our Luminous Patterns team, is experimenting with the Unreal Engine for live renderings of our … Continue reading unreal engine demo by vrtisan
A very scary view of what might be the near future for virtual or augmented reality technology. Do we need interior design if we have virtual worlds built into our eyeballs? You wouldn’t even need architectural lighting – the interface … Continue reading “sight systems” short movie
TiltBrush is a prototype virtual reality painting system. Below is an awesome example of painting in 3D space while wearing a VR headset. Especially cool is the ability to paint “light” as a brush — sort of like paint with … Continue reading tilt brush and vr