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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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RUIS 1.07 released! Fist gesture and more

Aalto University’s course for virtual reality started earlier this month, and to get things rolling we have just released the latest version of RUIS for Unity. RUIS 1.07 adds new features and fixes many issues of our previous release, which we admittedly rushed … Continue reading

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Photos from 2014 Virtual Reality Course

Below you see VR applications created by my students with our RUIS for Unity toolkit. Most of the applications featured Oculus Rift DK1, Kinect, and PlayStation Move controllers. This year and in 2015 the virtual reality course is organized in Aalto … Continue reading

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Look ahead into year 2014: Virtual reality & RUIS

The year 2014 looks very promising for virtual reality; A new version of Oculus Rift is coming out, along with plethora of VR peripherals like Sixense STEM and Virtuix Omni. Developing applications that use these devices means that middleware and … Continue reading

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Photos of RUIS apps from 2012 VR course

In May 2012 we finished a virtual reality course where 13 students from Aalto School of Science and Technology and Aalto ARTS’ MediaLab learned about virtual reality. Five student teams created their own virtual reality applications and below are photos … Continue reading

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RUIS is released, try it now!

(Updated again 4th of March: See new video. And yet again on 2nd of May for version 0.89) We just have released RUIS version 0.81 0.86 0.89, which is a major update since our last update in May 2011! Download … Continue reading

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RUIS applications by students (pics included)

In May we wrapped up Virtual Reality course lectured by prof. Lauri Savioja in Aalto University’s Department of Media Technology. In the course 14 students from School of Science and Technology and Taikki’s MediaLab formed 5 teams and created virtual … Continue reading

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RUIS in Singapore!

We are participating in 3D user interface Grand Contest that is part of Virtual Reality 2011 Conference, this year organized in Singapore. Our contest entry is a 3D puzzle application, built with RUIS. See its demonstration video below: A list … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality course starts!

UPDATE:  Lecture times have changed! The first lecture will still be on Wed 19.1. in Odeion at 14.15. After that the lectures will be given in lecture hall T4 (computer science building, address: Konemiehentie 2) on Wednesdays at 12.15, i.e … Continue reading

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RUIS is gaining momentum

We are happy to report that demand for RUIS is growing: RUIS has been selected to be the main platform for course T-111.5400 Virtual Reality in Aalto University School of Science and Technology, lectured by prof. Lauri Savioja in 2011 … Continue reading

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