Sunday, July 05, 2015

How might vr impact the web?

We need to stop thinking about this as either 2d or 3d. There is lots between. Already.

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Listening to The Web Ahead (96: Reinventing the Web in Virtual Reality with Josh Carpenter and Vladimir Vukicevic): http://ift.tt/1A6lgqK

Virtual reality technology is starting to take off. VR hardware has been steadily improving. VR films are getting a lot of attention. VR games are leveling up. But so far, virtual reality systems are closed platforms, each working with the equipment and software of one company. What could a cross-platform web of Virtual Reality look like? What might web designers do with a fully-immersive web experience? There's a team at Mozilla working on WebVR. Jen Simmons talks to Josh Carpenter and Vladimir Vukicevic to find out what they are doing.

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