CoGlobe: Collaborative VR… in a Fish Tank

There’s a fear that virtual reality (VR) will turn us into antisocial loners who too regularly escape into immersive fantasies on our own. But with “CoGlobe: A Co-Located Multi Person FTVR Experience,” the VR experience is a shared one — … Continued

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

Immersive Art Around the World

photo of the SIGGRAPH 2016 Art Gallery © ACM SIGGRAPH Traveling internationally over the holidays or in the new year? Don’t skip the art! In honor of the approaching SIGGRAPH 2019 Art Gallery submissions deadline (on 29 January 2019), we’ve … 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

The 4 Arms of Adaptive Technology

photo by Andreas Psaltis © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH   With each SIGGRAPH conference, attendees get to see new technology and sometimes even new programs or focus areas … and SIGGRAPH 2019 is no different! Meet the newest focus area to … Continued

Celebrating Generations at SIGGRAPH 2018

Photo by Jim Hagarty © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH   SIGGRAPH 2018 concluded in Vancouver, BC, with over 16,500 attendees from around the world. Attendees hailed from Canada and 87 other countries worldwide, including the United States, China, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, … Continued

VR @ 50: Ivan Sutherland’s 1968 Head-Mounted 3D Display System

photo by Jim Hagarty © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH “I never thought much about the future. I couldn’t imagine what people would do with this thing. I just did it because it was interesting and seemed possible.” So thought Ivan Sutherland … Continued