Hello! Its been several years since I have posted to my personal website and blog. My life and career have evolved so much since I last posted here, it seems like now is as good a time as any to catch you up. Ogmento ->FlyBy -> Apple (ARKit) Since my last post, my AR games … Continue reading Time Flies When You’re Immersed (and a Dad)!
OBOTO - Digital Pet (Robot) Showcases Advanced Augmented Reality Since co-founding Ogmento back in 2009... a goal for the company has always been to creatie immersive augmented reality experiences, including the ability to place characters and other digital interactive content seamlessly into the physical world. The key to a truly magical and immersive experience is in the tracking. Powerful … Continue reading OBOTO – Rise of the Robots
Tweet I'm a big fan of sensor-based apps and personal wearables, as they bring with them vast potential for utilizing motivational data, content and feedback loops for things like self-improvement, optimal health and ultimately the gamification of every day life. Nike has been playing a leadership role in this area for a few years now … Continue reading The Rise of Sensor-Based Apps and Wearables
Tweet I'm excited about the recent launch of our Paranormal Activity: Sanctuary iPhone game for many reasons -- First, it's Ogmento's first big game title, and it feels great to finally have something out in the market. Even more so, this game represents a new breed of game design & platform, that is very powerful … Continue reading Going Geo-Social and Hyper-Local
The press release went out today for Paranormal Activity: Sanctuary. We did a soft launch about a week ago, and got over 5,000 players in just a few days by word of mouth, and one mention on Paramounts Facebook page for the movie. Now with the press release out, we are looking forward to building … Continue reading Experience Real World Horror
I'm thrilled to be able to officially announce that Ogmento is now venture-backed. The news hit the wires today, and the story is being picked up at a tremendous rate (WSJ, Forbes, Yahoo, AOL, CNET, USA Today, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Joystiq, and many others). Here is the original press release - Ogmento Raises $3.5 Million in … Continue reading Ogmento First AR Gaming Startup to Win VC Funding
Things have evolved since The Matrix. We no longer have to choose between taking the RED or the BLUE pill. Augmented Reality offers the PURPLE pill! I am putting together some slides for my upcoming presentations at eComm, ARE2010, etc. I thought this particular slide might serve as a nice teaser. The title of my … Continue reading AR: The Purple Pill