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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I made this holiday cartoon for all my friends and family. Enjoy!