Here is the written summary for my presentation on Kac’s article. I’ve provided links to some of the holographic art (they were difficult to find, but I managed to hunt down a few). Questions are at the end.
Eduardo Kac – Beyond the Spatial Paradigm: Time and Cinematic Form in Holographic Art (1995)
-At the time of [...]
What would a perfect world look like for you?
What if you could be invincible, immortal, all knowing? What if everyone else was as well? Would you want to be special?
What about your own universe, where you could live your wildest dreams?
All of this would be possible in the future. And possibly before [...]
Melamed, Erica – Future Cinema Assignment 1 – Due Sept 23 2015
Seeing Through New Eyes: Evolving VR Technology
Erica Melamed (211575545)
CMCT 6507/FILM 6245
Professor Caitlin Fisher
Assignment 1: Short Screens Paper
Due: September 23rd 2015
Following the rise of individual cinema screening, future technology will see this trend expand exponentially. The latest virtual reality (VR) gadgets are clunky, limited in [...]
Discovery channel episode featuring the VRAC C6 Virtual Reality research facility at Iowa State University.
Just something interesting to kick off reading week… BBC NEWS | Technology | Holographic displays step closer
Dr. Laurie Wilcox – Personal Space in Virtual Reality
From The Toronto Star — (Virtual) reality bites
With the encroachment of big corporations, residents of Second Life say the online world is becoming second-rate
Apropos our recent discussions re VR and psychology (autism, therapy, etc.), here’s what I stumbled on in psycinfo.
The Exploratorium: An Environment To Explore Your Feelings
The Exploratorium is a virtual environment within which immersants can explore both places and feelings. The “narrative” it implements is structural/architectural rather than linear/story telling. Different areas of the [...]
Here’s an article that Jane tipped me off to today.
Apparently the US army is using Virtual Reality to cure Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Jonathan Fildes, Science and technology reporter from BBC News writes:
Virtual reality is being used to treat soldiers returning from Iraq with post-traumatic stress disorder. The immersive system combines realistic street scenes, [...]
A Canadian RC airplane enthusiast shows us some sweet unanticipated convergence between a model RC airplane and virtual reality gear. Why, when I see something like this, do I automatically think of the military uses? I guess I should thank Virilio for that.