Making Interaction More Natural, One Device at a Time: The Story of ‘We AR Sight’

What started with Open EyeTap, the world’s first open source, augmented reality headset, became “We AR Sight,” a prototype that aims to help the visually and cognitively impaired.

5 Questions with Amazon Engineer Leo Chan

Image credit: Amazon Sumerian hosts © 2019 Amazon Web Services At SIGGRAPH 2018, Leo Chan taught two, hands-on workshops in the Studio that walked developers through how to create a virtual host and immersive scene, respectively, with Amazon Sumerian. We sat … Continued

Graffiti on the Mona Lisa: A Conversation With App Developer Yosun Chang

Imagine being able to graffiti in the Louvre — on famous works of art. With augmented reality, anyone with a mobile device can do so with zero repercussions. In light of the submissions deadline for SIGGRAPH 2019’s Appy Hour quickly … Continued

Creating Real-world Experiences with Magic Leap

Image credit: MagicLeap.com At SIGGRAPH 2018, we connected with Blake Taylor, head of graphics at Magic Leap, and Aleissia Laidacker, interaction director at Magic Leap to learn more about their careers, SIGGRAPH history, and Magic Leap One. Taylor, who was … Continued

2018 Emerging Technologies Best in Show: Steerable Application-Adaptive Near-Eye Displays

Image from “Steerable Application-Adaptive Near-Eye Displays” Ⓒ 2018 NVIDIA Corporation, UNC Chapel Hill In August, SIGGRAPH 2018 showcased inspiring, bleeding-edge technologies that are expanding the human experience in the areas of health, home, and entertainment through the Emerging Technologies program. The … Continued