This Week's Buzz: Mixed Reality


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The Razorfish Emerging Experiences team is a group of dreamers, designers and developers and the world around us is the inspiration for all the groundbreaking experiences we create. Here's a sampling of the things we've been looking at this week (Check out the complete feed on our Buzz wall).


Here's the Buzz for the week ending April 1, 2016.

FROM THE BLOG / The Year Virtual Reality Took Over The Conference
This year's Game Developers Conference will go down in history as the year virtual reality took over the conference and Ed Kahler has a few observations. (Image credit: Mark Zuckerberg)

FROM THE BLOG / Our Sensory Superpowers
How we sense unfamiliar digital experiences should be influenced by how we interact with the world around us. This is the subject of a Tedx talk recently discovered by Eric Grant. (Image credit: Eidos)

FROM THE BLOG / Oculus Rift Goes From Prototype To Perfection
As an original Kickstarter backer, Chuck Fletcher was among the first to get his hands on the new Oculus Rift - and he has high hopes for it. (Image credit: Eric Grant)

Image: MSPoweruser.com

Microsoft patents a new smart ring accessory for Hololens
From MSPoweruser.com: Microsoft has patented a new smart ring designed to aid natural user interface (NUI) control for use with both conventional and new computing experiences such as tablets or Hololens-type devices. The ring would include both conventional sensors such as gyroscopes, and also a new infra-red sensor underneath the ring which would sense the position of the rest of your finger, allowing the ring to detect fine finger movements. (Image: MSPoweruser.com)

A cure for VR sickness?
From Fast Company: VR sickness could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to new technology developed at the famed Mayo Clinic. Today, the clinic announced that it has licensed its patented galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) technology to the Los Angeles-based entertainment company vMocion. GVS is aimed at helping to alleviate the nausea problem many people have when using virtual reality systems. (Image: Fast Company)

Developers excited about HoloLens, say it needs a whole new way of thinking
From Ars Technica: The first HoloLens Development Edition kits are shipping today to developers selected to be in the first wave of availability. Over the weekend, the $3,000 kits should get into the hands of developers not bound by NDAs and other restrictions, making this the first time we'll start to see and understand just what the device can be used for. (Image: Microsoft)

Cool Magazine Ad From Porsche Brings Their Car To Life As A 3D Hologram
From Digital Synopsis: To promote the new 911, Porsche has come up with a cool print + digital integration in about 50,000 copies of Fast Company’s April issue. Targeted primarily at affluent subscribers, the four-page spread includes an acetate prism with instructions for using it. Once assembled, users need to log on to 911hologram.com and place the prism upon the tablet. The 911 comes to life in a 3D holographic video that looks like something out of Tony Stark’s lab.

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