Photogrammetry

We have collected a number of objects for our story about Annie Donnelly and her life before & after the massacre. After running a few tests with different photogrammetry software, I’m going to use RealityCapture. It’s a professional package and its...

Xscape

I’ve been doing a lot of R&D for my thesis ‘Discerning the Natural from Simulation in Extended Reality Applications” and decided to make an AR app to demonstrate some of my findings. I used photogrammetry scans of fruit and lit everything with an...

Emerge

I’ve been taking a computer science course this semester, CPSC 607 Biological Computation, and I’ve learned by studying nature’s processes we can simulate different emerging systems like ants colonies, swarms and cells. The key is...

Octane is Beautiful

I worked with fellow CMD Masters student Natasha Shevchenko to render a Plant Cell in Cinema 4D using Octane. The cell was purchased on TurboSquid and was a native Maya file. We ran into several issues bringing it into C4D, but in the end, exporting out separate...

HoloLens or ARKit?

I have spent several hours using the HoloLens and it is a great piece of technology but it has a couple key flaws that makes me hesitate to use it moving forward. It’s a 2 year old device and in today’s tech world that is an issue as new updates are...