with David Santiano, Deyin Mia Zhang, and Xinran Azena Fan, NYU Shanghai; Barak Chamo, New York; Paolo Salvagione, Sausalito.
We’ve developed a cheap and simple way to mount a smartphone directly above a laptop display and dedicate it primarily to “Speaker View” during live teleconferences. …
On the opposite end of the Media Lab complex from the Director’s office resides MIT’s Program in Art, Culture, and Technology (ACT), a long-unrelated program which spent 30 years on opposite side of campus, by choice. In 2010, after the Media Lab tripled its size with an expansion, MIT leadership…
more risky research, less master classes
[March 2019: This article, and the entire VR/AR Series, is now available bilingually in Chinese and English courtesy of NYU Shanghai.]
[October 2020: Additional VR/AR class projects from NYU Shanghai since publication can be found here.]
Being immersed in live events and with other people.
Fooling the non-audiovisual senses.
Fooling two eyes and two ears, moving around, and with an unframed image.
Fooling a single static eye and a single static ear into believing that a framed representation is real.
Science with Attitude.
Greetings! And welcome to the first in a series of six weekly pieces on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality “fundamentals”. …
Some Useful Distinctions
The VR community, I’ve noticed, uses the word “interactivity” to mean several distinctively different things, each with different user experiences, different technologies, and different associated costs. If you understand these distinctions and you’re involved in VR, you will make better informed decisions. …