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VR Teeth

- July 15, 2017

I invited my dentist for a VR tour inside a room-size 3D scan of my teeth His jaw dropped. Har har.

Increasing the HTC Vive FOV

- April 15, 2017

This very simple hack will dramatically increase your HTC Vive field-of-view. The Vive comes with two face covers packaged in the box, wide and narrow. I opted to hack the narrow one since I wasn’t using it (I’m mr. big head). Warning – If you need glasses to use the Vive this might not work for you. …
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- April 14, 2017

I will be presenting two talks at VRTO on June 26-27 in Toronto! One about 3D Scanning for VR and one about VR game development. Come check it out,  

3D scanning using Agisoft Photoscan and an automated turn table

- March 15, 2017

I’m working on a VR game and I needed a bunch of household “old-timey” objects. Since my 3D modelling skills are limited to CAD, I decided to 3D scan these items. Luckily I happen to have a collection of antique cameras, so these were good candidates. After much experimentation here is the setup I ended …
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3D printing timelapse

- October 2, 2016

Found this old video I made a few years ago. Still pretty neat. The printer is a giant self built Delta, which has since been deconstructed and turned into a laser cutter.

Sculpting in VR

- September 7, 2016

My wife sells 3D printed sterling silver jewelry (Nün&Noot). She currently uses a combination of clay and digital sculpting tools to design her very organic pieces. We recently had the opportunity to try sculpting on VR, using the Vive and Kodon, which was the only VR sculpting app I could find. Kodon has a lot …
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