Staff Blog: Mucking about with 360 VideoSphere VR Part 3
Interested in 360 VideoSphere (360 Virtual Reality)? This series shares what I learnt producing a short film aboard an old Sailing Ship for the Melbourne Fringe Festival. In the last update, my team of volunteers were looking forward to shooting our first 360 VR short film. Then we hit a hurdle. Our cinematographer was unable […] The post Staff Blog: Mucking about with 360 VideoSphere VR Part 3...
Intern Blog: How Augmented Reality can bring Hogwarts to Life
Written by: Navya The cold yet damp air wrapped around him like a heavy coat of chain mail as he transcended down the ageing hallways. The paintings, lining the walls, alive, uttering unintelligible words. Yet amongst the sea of voices, two words became prominent, echoing throughout the empty castle: “Harry…Harry Potter”. The stone-cold walls – […] The post Intern Blog: How Augmented Reality can b...
A Culture of Trust Series: Japan
A few weeks ago, we were offered a spot in the Victorian Government’s 2016 Technology Trade Mission to Japan. For us, this presented an opportunity to make the most of a guided tour of a market that we have long admired. We have also always aspired to engage with this culture of trust. To my […] The post A Culture of Trust Series: Japan appeared first on Appearition.
Staff Blog: Mucking about with 360 VideoSphere VR Part 2
All Goes Well, Until It Doesn’t Interested in 360 VR (VideoSphere)? This series shares what I learnt producing one aboard an old Sailing Ship for the Melbourne Fringe Festival. I was lucky enough to come across the opportunity at a VR (Virtual Reality) meetup to produce a VideoSphere short film, with the camera and expert […] The post Staff Blog: Mucking about with 360 VideoSphere VR Part 2 app...
Intern series: How to land an internship in a tech company
Vivienne Zhu is a Commerce & Law student at Monash University currently interning with Appearition’s head office in Melbourne. How’d I get land my first internship? By telling Tushar about my lonely yet, solution oriented solo hike on the snow covered Bukhansan Mountain in Korea. This is only half true. My passion for marketing, previous […] The post Intern series: How to land an internship in a t...
Staff Blog: Mucking about with 360 VideoSphere VR Part 1
I looked about Antarctica in all directions. From the snowy landscape rising towards the centre of the continent to the waves breaking against the beach; a beach made of large pebbles, clearly visible at my feet. VideoSphere (360 video) is real world footage that enables you to look in all directions including up and down […] The post Staff Blog: Mucking about with 360 VideoSphere VR Part 1 appear...
Three ways to use virtual reality to drive social change
In this day and age, we can use social media, augmented reality and virtual reality to drive social change by altering the way we campaign for causes. When a potential audience of billions can be reached with content to highlight a social issue, the impact is often swift and significant – think of the Ice Bucket […] The post Three ways to use virtual reality to drive social change appeared first o...
IndustryAR: Augmented Reality Military Training
For soldiers to be effective, training must resemble real world scenarios as closely as possible. Real life battle conditions are loud, chaotic and dangerous. However augmented reality military training is a safer way to engage soldiers in real life simulations. There is the real possibility of death or injury and a soldier can easily be overwhelmed […] The post IndustryAR: Augmented Reality Mili...
IndustryAR: Augmented Reality Transport Improving Daily Life
Augmented reality transport has helped tourists navigate train lines, assist cyclists in urban traffic and improve logistics transportation optimization. However, there is still significant room to develop in this industry and it will do so over the coming years. Augmented reality on roads In the UK, there are similar developments with bicycle helmets. Through augmented reality transport, safety [...
IndustryAR: Augmented Reality in Defence and Military
When it comes to defence and the military, every advantage matters. We live in a technological age where the most effective military is not one with the most soldiers, but the best technology. And the best technology right now is Augmented Reality (AR) in defence. The US military has already begun employing AR technology in […] The post IndustryAR: Augmented Reality in Defence and Military appeare...