Category Archives: Virtual Reality

Considerations for VR developers (2016)

I recently gave a talk titled “Staying Ahead of the Curve in Virtual Reality” at ARTtech Seminar of Assembly computer festival (video embedded at the end of this post). In the talk I discussed some of my own work, and gave … Continue reading

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Pioneering consumer virtual reality

There are a number of compelling reasons about why now is a good time to start working with virtual reality (VR). Most of these points apply to augmented and mixed reality as well. I start off by introducing my two main assertions … Continue reading

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Immersive Journalism

I was going through my old photos and found something that I should have blogged years ago. You see, I met the ”Godmother of Virtual Reality” Nonny de la Peña at IEEE VR2013 conference, and we talked about her work. … Continue reading

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HTC Vive setup experiences

In November I got to borrow a HTC Vive dev kit for a few days. I was responsible for setting it up at a AEC hackathon in Helsinki. Before I share my experiences in detail, here are my two suggestions to … Continue reading

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Experiences from FIVR meeting

Yesterday I took part in FIVR (Finland VR) meeting and got the chance to try out HTC Vive and other VR technology that I haven’t tried before. The FIVR group started meeting autumn 2014 and within one year the number of participants … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift Developer Kit 2 has arrived!

We just received our Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 (DK2) head-mounted-display and are thrilled to report our experiences with it. The DK2 comes bundled with an infrared webcam that tracks the Rift’s position (and most likely helps to correct yaw … Continue reading

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