VR

AR HKPOLYU Followup 1 (HMDs)

MUCH MORE INFO ABOUT THE MATERIALS PRESENTED IS HERE.This is the first of several posts related to the two workshops and two presentations that I recently gave at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.(The second post is here.)Discussions with attendees, combined with research, made it clear that HMDs (wearables) are already a significant market, and moving fast. …

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Stephen Black: 72 hour Facebook Live Broadcast

THE BROADCAST IS HERE. HELLO Augmented Reality,art, Southeast Asian food, Bubiko Foodtour, VR, music, haikus, photographs, videos, unusualness… and discussions, readings from, and free downloads of, EBOOKS! The broadcast starts at 3PM September 30, Malaysia time, ends on Monday, October 2 at 3PM Malaysia time. Until October 2, these ebooks are free downloads on Amazon: …

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AR characters in real life situations

Hatsune Miku virtual character cafe experience

The following article really interested me and I used Google Translate to get the English text below. My desire to work with AR/VR is summarized here, in the public part of a submission for a grant for the 2017 Engadget Experience. I found this on the KDDi website, where it was labeled as a corporate …

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AR, VR, ebook icon: Cone

Cone: Engadget Experience public document

Hello Engadget and Esteemed Judges, My name is Stephen Black and I am an artist, writer and producer. Cone is a three part project: a VR experience, an AR film experiment and a book. Thank you very much for your time and consideration. OnwARd, Stephen Black Engadget Experience Cone by Stephen Black PDF Engadget Experience …

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a hand at No Se No

Haptics: Giving VR the Finger (1 of a series )

Rethink the body for a moment. The skin; the largest organ. The wondrous organs and processes within this sack of flesh, especially the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. With everything working together, we can do things like jump, speak and button our clothes. Zooming in on the act of buttoning a shirt, we see a …

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VC questions applied to a book and a VR startup

I am presently in Johor Bahru Malaysia, where I am duotasking: writing a book and concluding the research necessary to begin  a VR-related startup. The questions that investors ask are a must for for my startup and an interesting way to look at my book project. The VR section immediately follows the book section. VC …

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Stephen Black: AR startup in Singapore. Why?

An outline of reasons as to why Singapore is the place for Stephen Black’s planned  AR startup. As Creative Director/Producer for the CDK, a CG-generated VR project for a Singapore-based joint venture, SB became very familiar with Singapore’s working environment, including government policies and business practices. (The CDK is described more fully at www.blacksteps.tv.) As …

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Year of the Rooster things to do

(image by David Severn) The Art/VR startup idea…the time is now! The  Tiong Bahru Mouth the book , the photos, the haikus,  the videos. The Tiong Bahru Market is closing for three months at the end of February. Seems like that would be a punctuation mark of some sort. The i ate tiong bahru audiobook …

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