We’re taking virtual reality to the next level with Haptic Helpers. Using a modest set of everyday tools, these VR virtuosos can simulate more than 10,000 unique experiences, all from the comfort of your own home. Smell the roses. Listen to the ocean. Feel a fluffy dog! Sign up for the beta at vr.google.com/haptichelpers
What you see is what you hear: The audio signal is fed into a software oscilloscope, where vector graphics are drawn with sound. This is done twice, with slightly rotated images for each eye, i.e. four audio channels have been used.
channel 1: horizontal deflection, left eye
channel 2: vertical deflection, left eye
channel 3: horizontal deflection, right eye
channel 4: vertical deflection, right eye
3… 2… 1… ACTION! With Toontastic 3D you can draw, animate, and narrate your own cartoons. It’s as easy as play. Just move your characters around onscreen, tell your story, and Toontastic records your voice and animations and stores it on your device as a 3D video.
The Great White Shark, one of the most infamous and mysterious predators on the planet. Watch our 360 3D Virtual Reality adventure, created in CGI, as you see Great Whites closer than you’ve ever been able to before and then register on www.curiscope.com to find out more.
For the full effect please use the YouTube app on your IOS or Android mobile device or on the desktop, please view using Chrome.
We’re very proud to finally announce the release of our magical book, The Little Mermaid. On June 21st, the books will be released for sale, ready to purchase through our website with free worldwide shipping and in Danish bookstores. To start with we have a Danish and English language version of both the app and the book.
In Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, the little mermaid had to wait years till the day of her 15th birthday, before she could emerge and see the world above the sea. Like the mermaid, we here at Books & Magic have been longing for years to share our magical book with you.
So mark your calendar: Sale starts on June 21! We are counting the days and look forward to sharing the magic with you!
About The Little Mermaid
Our magical Augmented Reality book ‘The Little Mermaid’ features the original fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen and all 3D scenes and games are directly related to the text and storyline. The app will be free to download and from Apple App Store and Google Play.
Please visit Book & Magic online to learn more about The Little Mermaid. Also, download the app and follow us on Facebook.
3D movies and TV are is increasing in popularity, but is any of it truly 3D? How true is the 3D in movie theaters? How do glassess-less 3D TVs work? Try catching a ball with one eye closed. If you find it easy, try having the ball thrown a couple of feet in front of you, or from further away. It becomes increasingly difficult when the throw is off.
We made this short loop as part of a 3D printed installation. We 3D printed this entire sequence, frame by frame. For more pictures of the actual installation, visit our website (jobjorisenmarieke.nl) or look at the bottom right of this page.
In a room that looks like our studio, a character emerges from a piece of paper and runs over a table like a madman. He breaks a few things on the table and eventually he jumps into a preserving jar on a shelf. No one knows why he’s in such a rush. All we know is that he doesn’t want to be recognized…
The whole animation is made in CGI, and we used a 3D printer to print each frame. The result is a weird string of characters in different poses. This explains the principles of animation beautifully, without a single bit actually moving. It is a static installation: a frozen movement. If you look closely, you can figure out what happened on that table.
We made the installation for the exhibition MOVE ON…! about animation in Kunsthal KAdE, in the Netherlands. It can be seem until May 10th.
Description: During Expedition 31 in 2012, NASA astronaut Don Pettit used a 3-D camera to take viewers on a “floating” tour of the International Space Station. He pointed the camera outside the station portals as well to provide incredible images of the Russian Soyuz capsule docked to the station, the many trusses and solar panels extending from the various nodes, and of his home planet below. (Video: NASA)
Note: You will need red-blue stereoscopic 3D vision glasses to view the video.