Jaunt Heatmaps

View Heatmaps: New Standard in VR Video Analytics

View heatmaps are an incredibly useful tool in understanding how audiences engage our content. As authors however, we should be very careful in how we interpret this data and how it influences our creative process.

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4 Comments13 Minutes

“The Pull” in Official Selection for Kaleidoscope’s 2016 Summer Showcase

It is my pleasure to announce that my short VR film The Pull has been selected for Kaleidoscope's 2016 Summer Showcase. Powered by Wevr Transport, The 2016 Summer Showcase is a global event series that explores the art and science of virtual reality.

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0 Comments1 Minutes

CV-VR Cam Randoms Header

CV-VR Cam: New 360° Render Toolset for Maxon’s Cinema 4D

Cineversity VR Camera, or CV-VR Cam for short is a product of Maxon-managed Cineversity - a popular subscription based Cinema 4D training and tools resource. For the past few weeks I have been testing version 1.5 of this plugin, putting it through paces in an array of tests, as well as in a real-life commercial project.
Here's what I found out.

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7 Comments11 Minutes

AE Revive

Make Adobe and SkyBox work on HTC Vive with Revive

You might have heard of Revive as it has stirred quite a bit of media attention with its recent back-and-forth with Oculus' DRM. It was originally designed to allow Oculus-exclusive titles to work on other headsets, but as I discovered - works with SkyBox VR as well!

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9 Comments4 Minutes

“The Pull”: Behind the Scenes, Behind the Process

I’ve been also demoing "The Pull" at a number of events, and found out that a number of topics keep coming up in conversations with the audience. This article is a summary of some of the thought and process that went into the making of this VR film.

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2 Comments13 Minutes

Aviophobia

VR and the Fear of Flying

Flying back from Los Angeles I was seated on the plane next to a young man suffering from the worst case of aviophobia (fear of flying) I have ever seen. I decided to try a little experiment.

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0 Comments3 Minutes

Absolute Beginner's Guide to VR Part 1

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to VR
Part 1: What does it all mean?

In this series of articles I am going to walk you through some of the basic concepts related to VR. Whether your end goal is to kick back, relax, and simply enjoy some VR content, or to create your own experiences and share them with others – this guide will help you understand all the basics and develop the vocabulary needed to understand and discuss VR.

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3 Comments14 Minutes

Cover image by Juho Metsävuori

Ambient Mixer and
Why Soundscapes Matter

Ambient Mixer is an online service that’s ideal for rapid prototyping. It comes in extremely handy whenever you need to lay in a basic atmospheric sound, but still want to customize it to fit your particular needs.

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0 Comments5 Minutes

QubaVR Stereo Swapper

QubaVR Stereo Swapper (Photoshop Actions)

To simplify the process of converting the stereoscopic images from one layout to another, I have created a series of Adobe Photoshop Actions named QubaVR Stereo Swapper, that will allow you to re-arrange your frames with a single (or at most double) click.

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0 Comments3 Minutes

Mettle Skybox VR Player

SkyBox VR Player:
Authoring VR just got easier!

SkyBox VR Player from Mettle integrates with Adobe After Effects, Premiere and SpeedGrade and allows you to view your 360 content directly in Oculus Rift – without rendering! It will even let you work on your software without taking the HMD off, and automatically recognizes mono and stereo 360 compositions. Best of all: It’s free!

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2 Comments5 Minutes

Jaunt Heatmaps

View Heatmaps: New Standard in VR Video Analytics

View heatmaps are an incredibly useful tool in understanding how audiences engage our content. As authors however, we should be very careful in how we interpret this data and how it influences our creative process.

Read More

4 Comments13 Minutes

“The Pull” in Official Selection for Kaleidoscope’s 2016 Summer Showcase

It is my pleasure to announce that my short VR film The Pull has been selected for Kaleidoscope's 2016 Summer Showcase. Powered by Wevr Transport, The 2016 Summer Showcase is a global event series that explores the art and science of virtual reality.

Read More

0 Comments1 Minutes

CV-VR Cam Randoms Header

CV-VR Cam: New 360° Render Toolset for Maxon’s Cinema 4D

Cineversity VR Camera, or CV-VR Cam for short is a product of Maxon-managed Cineversity - a popular subscription based Cinema 4D training and tools resource. For the past few weeks I have been testing version 1.5 of this plugin, putting it through paces in an array of tests, as well as in a real-life commercial project.
Here's what I found out.

Read More

7 Comments11 Minutes

AE Revive

Make Adobe and SkyBox work on HTC Vive with Revive

You might have heard of Revive as it has stirred quite a bit of media attention with its recent back-and-forth with Oculus' DRM. It was originally designed to allow Oculus-exclusive titles to work on other headsets, but as I discovered - works with SkyBox VR as well!

Read More

9 Comments4 Minutes

“The Pull”: Behind the Scenes, Behind the Process

I’ve been also demoing "The Pull" at a number of events, and found out that a number of topics keep coming up in conversations with the audience. This article is a summary of some of the thought and process that went into the making of this VR film.

Read More

2 Comments13 Minutes

Aviophobia

VR and the Fear of Flying

Flying back from Los Angeles I was seated on the plane next to a young man suffering from the worst case of aviophobia (fear of flying) I have ever seen. I decided to try a little experiment.

Read More

0 Comments3 Minutes

Absolute Beginner's Guide to VR Part 1

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to VR
Part 1: What does it all mean?

In this series of articles I am going to walk you through some of the basic concepts related to VR. Whether your end goal is to kick back, relax, and simply enjoy some VR content, or to create your own experiences and share them with others – this guide will help you understand all the basics and develop the vocabulary needed to understand and discuss VR.

Read More

3 Comments14 Minutes

Cover image by Juho Metsävuori

Ambient Mixer and
Why Soundscapes Matter

Ambient Mixer is an online service that’s ideal for rapid prototyping. It comes in extremely handy whenever you need to lay in a basic atmospheric sound, but still want to customize it to fit your particular needs.

Read More

0 Comments5 Minutes

QubaVR Stereo Swapper

QubaVR Stereo Swapper (Photoshop Actions)

To simplify the process of converting the stereoscopic images from one layout to another, I have created a series of Adobe Photoshop Actions named QubaVR Stereo Swapper, that will allow you to re-arrange your frames with a single (or at most double) click.

Read More

0 Comments3 Minutes

Mettle Skybox VR Player

SkyBox VR Player:
Authoring VR just got easier!

SkyBox VR Player from Mettle integrates with Adobe After Effects, Premiere and SpeedGrade and allows you to view your 360 content directly in Oculus Rift – without rendering! It will even let you work on your software without taking the HMD off, and automatically recognizes mono and stereo 360 compositions. Best of all: It’s free!

Read More

2 Comments5 Minutes