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
As I focus on Augmented Reality, I continue to be fascinated and inspired by the notion of transforming common landscapes into art and entertainment. Some of the best reference for this can be found in projection mapping. There have been some amazing projects that truly inspire the creative possibilities, and serve as examples for what … Continue reading Projection Mapping
There are a just a handful of movies that truly influenced me in life and are simply part of my DNA. Tron is one of those movies. The visual impact of Tron and its computer-generated worlds drove me to take computer graphic classes, and ultimately end up working in the fields of comic books, video … Continue reading The Legacy of Tron and Syd
We just launch of our public beta for Instafilms.com. This is "machinima for the masses." Instafilms allows video game fans to make their own CG animated short films (or shows) with a simple tool set that includes text-to-speech, drag and drop cameras, and choices of sets and characters. Shows get rendered within minutes, and you … Continue reading Instafilms.com is live!
While at GDC I had my face scanned by EyeBCom, for a realistic 3D facial avatar. The scan turned out really nice, although I hate to admit this because I look very serious and a tad goofy. I also met with the gang over at BigStage and had my picture scanned into their system. I … Continue reading My 3D Facial Avatar
We continue to build out Instafilms.com for a Q1 '09 release. While most of the site focuses on video game related content, we are launching new and original shows as well. Here is a sneak-peak at one of the new characters and environments for a show we call "Menlo Park." I wrote this very quickly … Continue reading Instafilms.com – Menlo Park
I made this holiday cartoon for all my friends and family. Enjoy!
We continue to add content to Mashade.com, including Lego Batman, Mass Effect and others. The site is really starting to take shape now. Press release to announce official launch coming soon! Check it out, make a mash-up, and email it to me!
My cousin Alana sent me a link to the Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard today. It is a 20-minute Flash animated presentation about our world of consumption. The straight-talk and simple illustrations in the film cleverly depict the sad reality of our consumption habit, and how it is destroying the planet. The site is … Continue reading The Story of Stuff
“Refrigerator Art” is one of the Eruptor.com animated shows we launched back around 2001. Since Eruptor.com is no more, it is a pleasure to discover some of our content lives on with sites like YouTube, etc. I produced Refrigerator Art along with the creator of the project, Michael Dougherty. Michael was involved in several Eruptor … Continue reading Refrigerator Art