Author: Will Lewis

The Impact of Gestures on Social Intelligence

This blog by Jessica Outlaw originally appeared on datadrivendecisions.net VR and AR rely on interactions from the participant. Being inside of VR/AR experiences requires the user to take action. Users in these open-loop systems have partial control over the experience by moving their eyes, head, hands, or legs. In the PSVR game Headmaster, the player moves his head in order to bounce incoming… Read more →

Building Cascadia – One Beer At A Time

Great things often start at taverns. Revolutions, for some reason, seem to start at taverns called the Green Dragon. And though we weren’t planning to chuck tea into a harbor, virtual and augmented reality professionals from around the northwest braved the snow and ice to discuss a quieter, friendlier tech revolution over drinks and demos. An idea is crackling in… Read more →

Becoming Sherlock Holmes

“When I hear you give your reasons,” I remarked, “the thing always appears to me to be so ridiculously simple that I could easily do it myself, though at each successive instance of your reasoning, I am baffled until you explain your process. And yet I believe that my eyes are as good as yours.” “Quite so,” he answered, lighting… Read more →

Looking Back and Moving Forward with OGO!

It’s been two years since OGO was born at the first Game On event at OMSI, a night of game demos, play parties, talks, and food.  Since then, we’ve continued to iterate and improve as we serve the state’s interactive digital media industries through workforce initiatives, policy support, and plugging resources into great ideas and games that deserve to be… Read more →