What is the difference between mixed reality and augmented reality?
Augmented reality and mixed reality are often used to refer to the same idea, however, there are a few differences between the two terms depending on who you speak to. To some, it is just semantics, while to companies like Microsoft, there is an important distinction between the two terms. This post is my attempt to explain where the difference lies.
How do I set the timezone of my Amazon Echo to outside the US?
Trying to update your Amazon Echo to your local timezone? Here's a quick and simple way to do it using Chrome Developer Tools and cURL.
Does the new Oculus 1.3 runtime work with a DK2 and Unity?
The launch of the consumer Rift headset has brought along with it a new Oculus Runtime — version 1.3. This runtime doesn't quite work with the Unity version we were all previously using, so I wanted to quickly post up the steps I needed to do in order to get Unity, my DK2 and the new Oculus 1.3 runtime to work together.
How do I set up an Amazon Echo in Australia?
I live in Australia and recently ordered an Amazon Echo. As the Echo isn't officially released outside of the US, it requires a few additional steps to get things working — however it works quite well, with the exception of a few features. This works well enough for developers who want to start developing for the Echo ahead of the inevitable Australian release some day! Here's how I set everything up.
How do I build for virtual reality on Windows Phone?
If you are looking to build virtual reality experiences on Windows Phone, there are two potential methods around the web. One option is a Unity framework that works with Windows Phone called ALPS-VR. A second option is to build a Unity app with a custom gyroscope head tracking script.