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Few more thoughts on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Art

News and media tend to sensationalize AI-related headlines, proclaiming computers will soon replace artists. It's a faulty argument.

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I’ve joined Amazon

It's my pleasure to announce that this week I have joined the Amazon Device and Services Design Group (DDG) as their brand new (and very first) Senior User Experience Concept Designer.

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Natural Number Reader: Confusing Monotony

Numbers, Naturally

How to use my text-to-speech reader to create natural-sounding numbers for automated voice messaging systems.

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Tobii Head Tracking in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

This solution should allow you to play Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 (MFS2020) with full head tracking via Tobii Eye Tracker. I suspect the same method will work for a multitude of other games that are not compatible with Tobii but support TrackIR or FreeTrack protocols.

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14 Comments20 Minutes

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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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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

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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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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The Making of Prismatic

The Making of Prismatic

In this article I’ll talk about the process behind creating and publishing Prismatic, as well as about some of the lessons learned along the way. If you haven’t yet seen the film, strap on your virtual reality goggles and go check it out here. The rest of the article will make much more sense this way.

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Abstract lens flare image generated with AI

Few more thoughts on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Art

News and media tend to sensationalize AI-related headlines, proclaiming computers will soon replace artists. It's a faulty argument.

Read More

0 Comments2 Minutes

Amazon Smile Logo

I’ve joined Amazon

It's my pleasure to announce that this week I have joined the Amazon Device and Services Design Group (DDG) as their brand new (and very first) Senior User Experience Concept Designer.

Read More

0 Comments1 Minutes

Natural Number Reader: Confusing Monotony

Numbers, Naturally

How to use my text-to-speech reader to create natural-sounding numbers for automated voice messaging systems.

Read More

0 Comments13 Minutes

Tobii Head Tracking in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

This solution should allow you to play Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 (MFS2020) with full head tracking via Tobii Eye Tracker. I suspect the same method will work for a multitude of other games that are not compatible with Tobii but support TrackIR or FreeTrack protocols.

Read More

14 Comments20 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

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

The Making of Prismatic

The Making of Prismatic

In this article I’ll talk about the process behind creating and publishing Prismatic, as well as about some of the lessons learned along the way. If you haven’t yet seen the film, strap on your virtual reality goggles and go check it out here. The rest of the article will make much more sense this way.

Read More

0 Comments26 Minutes