Author Archives: Ron

Largest shared VR installation ever?

I’m currently pretty busy building out and managing the development of what may be the largest shared VR installation ever. It’s designed to surround up to about 25-30 people and they will be sharing a virtual experience, so while one … Continue reading

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Simple Exponential Smoothing, explained

I was assisting a coworker deal with some noisy real-world data.  Normally my first instinct is to use some averaging algorithm. Frequently I’ve used something like this to output a smoothed value of frames-per-second (FPS) for a graphics program. An … Continue reading

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Realtime editing in VR is (almost) here

tldr: There are two huge problems with creating content for VR – Epic has addressed the major one, being able to interactively edit in VR. This is the way VR specific content will be created from now on – in … Continue reading

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‘Battle for Avengers Tower’ wins Best Animated VR Film at VRFest 2016

Kudos to the entire Framestore VR Studio team!

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Best Practices in VR Design

I just ran across @VRBoy ‘s post on VR Design Practices. Yes, yes, and yes. In particular Performance and Testing are the two areas I constantly see folks forgetting to implement. Best Practices in VR Design And by testing I … Continue reading

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Musings on “Retina Display” quality for Virtual Reality

tl,dr: How much resolution do VR HMDs need to approach that of a “Retina Display”? Using the current optics setup, about 10x more than they do now. Roughly 22,000 × 10,060 pixels per display. I work for Framestore’s Virtual Reality … Continue reading

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Making the most of your GearVR

The GearVR has a micro USB port on it that can be used for a number of different things. The trick is to plug in the USB device *before* you plug in the phone! We use the following type of … Continue reading

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Framestore’s VR Studio is pulling ahead in VR Space

My plan for domination of VR content creation space continues …muhahahahahaha (As told by AdAge) Production Company Standout 2015: Framestore Shop Solidified Rep as VR Pro Virtual reality has been the industry’s darling of late and remains top of mind … Continue reading

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