Thursday, October 20, 2016

Using SketchFab

I have been a SketchFab observant for a while. They surprise me every time with the amount of content that modeler artists are posting every day. I'm starting to post my models as well; didn't have time before, but now with the push of the virtual reality, having a 3D collection is more relevant than ever.

SketchFab also has a view mode for VR, which it was its natural progression; still, needs adjustments on the navigation, but the solely fact that it can be used straight to VR (Google cardboard) makes it incredible compelling for content creators like me.

SketchFab is another "dream come true", similar to the 3D printing, but even more impact because it doesn't require physical materials therefore no contamination. I'm just waiting for my DayDreamsmartphone or the Lenovo Phab2 to have positional tracking...

For now just updating eagerly a 3D collection:

Thursday, April 7, 2016

VR Totem Display

Displaying my VR mobile Kit in my VR TOTEM:
- Wearality Sky HMD
- Mini Bluetooth controller
- Flat-wing Cap.
- Bonus: goggley eyes.

Next: Minion version of the Totem VR.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Oculus using lenticular lenses (Fresnel)

I knew it. They would have to use those lenticular lenses (Fresnel lenses). It was very effective on the Wearality Sky goggles, so how was possible that they wouldn't use it? I know it and I predicted, the Fresnel lenses not only are lighter but also gives a 150 degrees FOV.

VR Mobile favorite setup

So far, after testing several VR mobile systems, still this is my favorite setup:

Wearality Sky foldable lenticular viewer, with a flat wing cap, and a bluetooth controller with the factor of the wiimote (found it on amazon).

- It's practical.
- Foldable, transportable on a pocket.
- The lenticular lenses allows a FOV of 150 degrees.
- Holds very well with the cap.
- a Nexus6 or a Samsung Galaxy7 can be hold by the clamps with no problem.

Monday, April 4, 2016

VR cardboard apk's to download

Some VR cardboard .apk's files to test. Still, work in progress.

Garage - touch on the screen to walk

Condo (requires gamepad/controller to walk around)

Trophy Room (requires gamepad/controller to walk around)

Or, here also the prototypes link.

My own "cardboard" visor

With the need of having portable VR, even more: pocket-size portable VR viewer, I had to design a bunch of viewers. This is one of the ideas I'm working with right now. 3D printed and it works pretty neat. Historical facts: I found around 5 to 10 patents of "stereoscopes" that are dated from 1950 - 1960 - 1970 including the venerable "Viewmaster".

VR Chair collection

I'm starting to collect pictures of chairs that are suitable for VR.

I found this "desk" chair very interesting to take a spin. If you see at the feet of the chair there are small wheels that helps to spin on 360 degrees.

This stool from SteelCase seems very practical for VR. The base its actually conical or spherical, whcih allows the user to spin easily on his axis.

Here the link to the SteelCase store: