The Painful introduction to Virtual Reality

@omershapira

it's kinda hard

You'll figure it out.
Design something good first.

Virtual Reality is like all these things I know

Virtual Reality is like 
_______?

What Defines A Medium?

  • STANDARDS
  • DELIVERY METHODS
  • UNIFORM CONSUMPTION IMPLEMENTS
  • FILM
  • TELEVISION
  • CONSOLE VIDEO GAMES
  • PRINTED LITERATURE 
  • RECORDED MUSIC
  • INDOOR THEATRE
  • MAGICK
  • HUMOR
  • HORROR
  • ROLE PLAYING
  • INTERIOR DESIGN
  • LANGUAGE

Media

Not Media

Virtual Reality is not a Medium.

Virtual Reality is an Achieved Result.

the onion dot com

what Forms Reality?

Photo: Ian Stannard

Vision

Image: Discovery Magazine

Hearing

oh yeah and all of these senses

Squab Goals

what Forms Reality?

  • SPATIAL RECKONING (EXTERNAL)
  • BODY RECKONING (INTERNAL)
  • CONTINUITY (TEMPORAL)

DUNNO, BUT HERE'S A GOOD MODEL:

The Brain is a Sense Integrator

The McGurk Effect

The Brain Fuses Low-Level Signals

Signal Fusion Helps correct Incomplete Data

WE NEED  A FEEDBACK LOOP TO CORRECT COURSE.

The Brain Makes Assumptions With Incomplete Data

IF YOU CAN’T EAT A DRESS, AND A DRESS CAN’T EAT YOU, THE BRAIN DID NOT EVOLVE TO GIVE A FUCK ABOUT ITS COLOUR.

‎@raganwald

Sickness

CoNTRADICTING A Frame of Reference introduces a dilemma

(our brain hates dilemmas)

Designing Realities

Designing Realities Is Like ________

Designing Realities Is Like Cooking?

use Body Intuition

Here, near, far

perspective

EVE: Valkyrie

Design without a headset

The team

- 1 designer (u wear the blindfold)
- 2 post-it friends
- 1 sketching friend
- 1 camera friend

the rules

- only the blindfolded speak
- only speak with blindfold on
- Only lift the blindfold twice

- k now Have fun

@omershapira

The Painful Introduction to Virtual Reality (REDUX)

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