AR Use Cases Areas

After watching the [ARCore course on Coursera], I have decided to compile the list of different potential use cases themes for AR. It has already being used in number of areas. The most used of those are:1. Automotive, aviation- Navigation - Enhancing vision, zoom - Enhancing night...

Elements of Design | Task 7

Continuing my work on Elements of Design, Rowena Reed Kostellow and the structure of visual relationships, by Gail Greet Hannah.In the task 7 Constructions, it is asked to create constructions made up of elements in a variety of materials, which may be used as found, or...

Elements of Design | Task 6

Continuing my work on Elements of Design, Rowena Reed Kostellow and the structure of visual relationships, by Gail Greet Hannah.In the task 6 Lines in Space, it is asked to create different types of curves and combine 6 of them in a harmonious balanced composition.For this...

The Menu Concept in VR

Problem Many of the new to VR people are resentful to try VR as, comparing VR to mobile experiences, they believe that 2D mobile experiences are better, and more natural to use. Hypothesis There are a number of factors that can influence this belief. One of the factors, I...

Elements of Design | Task 5

Continuing my work on Elements of Design, Rowena Reed Kostelow and the structure of visual relationships, by Gail Greet Hannah.In the task 5 Planar Constructions, it is asked to create a series of two- and three-dimensional planes. The planar constructions should express complementary contrast in types...

Elements of Design | Task 4

Continuing my work on Elements of Design, Rowena Reed Kostelow and the structure of visual relationships, by Gail Greet Hannah.In the task 4 Fragments, it is asked to divide geometric solid shapes (sphere, hemisphere, cylinder, cone, ovoid, rectilinear shapes) into at least 3 fragments, and group...

Elements of Design | Task 3

Continuing my work on Elements of Design, Rowena Reed Kostelow and the structure of visual relationships, by Gail Greet Hannah.In the task 3 Rectilinear and Curvilinear Volumes, it is asked to combine 5 to 7 rectilinear and curvilinear forms in a relationship that has dynamic balance....

Animating 3D Models

Animated one of my 3D characters that I created in Gravity Sketch for iPad, following [eyedesyn] tutorials and some help from Etienne Pinchon, the Hologram creator.The tool I used to animate is C4D.The animation process included: - creating and applying materials to the character; - rigging a...

Creating Menus in Unity

Continuing with my Unity studies, I was suggested [Brakeys'] tutorials, and went through a quick refreshment on how to make interactive buttons.Tutorial included: - working with the asset TextMesh Pro, which provides a variety of fonts, and allows more possibilities to adjust and edit them; - alignment,...

Basketball Game in Unity

First time I tried Unity over a year ago - as part of the [VR Development course] by Udacity. Now, I decided to refresh what I learned then - through another course:) This time it was a Udemy [Unity Game Developer] course, designed by Pablo...

Exploring Google Blocks

Been exploring [Google Blocks], this is probably my favourite tool so far. It is so intuitive and easy to use, you wound't even need any tutorials or walk-throughs.It allows you to create 3D models with only 6 tools. It's really simple to place object into your...

Playing with Gravity Sketch

Recently started exploring 3D modelling with [Gravity Sketch] on iPad. It is a very easy to use tool that allows you to quickly create 3D models for your VR scene.Gravity Sketch exports into the .obj and .mtl formats and can be automatically synced to Dropbox...

360 Media in Hologram

As part of my [Hologram.cool] exploration, I decided to play with 360 Media, and create scene similar to those I did in Unity for the [Exploring London by bus] app.For this experience, I decided to create a 360 doodle timelapse. I used a [360 grid] and...

Exploring Quill

Had my first attempt drawing with [Quill] today.From the first glance, it seemed less intuitive than Tilt Brush by Google. However, once you get to know the tools and get used to the overall UI, it becomes more straightforward. I also liked that Quill lets you export...

Elements of Design | Task 1

Following the task from the book "Elements of Design | Rowena Reed Kostellow and the Structure of Visual Relationships" by Gail Greet Hannah.I used Hologram.cool to recreate 3d shapes. ...

User Walk-Through Patterns

Categories of user walk-through patterns:1. Coach marks; 2. Pop-ups; 3. Notifications within content; 4. Walk-through tutorials at the launch; 5. Hotspots; 6. Notification text; 7. Dialog tips at the launch; 8. Combinations of two or more categories. Coach marks Features 1. Take over the full screen with gradient or tinted overlay; 2. Highlight one specific area; 3....

Rapid Prototyping for Tinder | Mobile VR

Following [the post by Volodymyr Kurbatov] about sketching for VR, I experimented with the technique to see how easy it would be to create and user test the first drafts for mobile VR apps.My concept was to design a VR experience for Tinder app.Tinder has...