Evolving The Art Of Storytelling in Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality And Beyond

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A Trip Through My Brain…

Often while I’m working on new emerging fields and spaces, I hit upon subjects I don’t have the initial answers to. It’s at that moment I turn to writing to help me focus and think about the problem. This could be any type of problem from design to theory to sorting out functional flows. The item I had in my mind this morning was specifically about  immersive stories. Get ready for a wild ride!

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Stepping Into Mixed Reality Is Easy… Creating It Is Not. A Brief Look At Tools, Skills & Insight Into Mixed And Virtual Reality Experiences

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New Worlds To Explore

I’ve spent the last year + working on VR and mixed reality. Several years ago I made some concepts with Augmented Reality for several innovative prototypes. The one thing that hasn’t changed is crafting an experience takes time. The other truth is that crafting an engaging experience takes even more time, planning and resources. At this very moment I’m in a process of research, learning, and creating. It’s very reminiscent to the start of my career – the learning curve seems insurmountable. To create for these experiences you have to think beyond possible. I’ve been known to say crazy things like the following:

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Welcome To Future Exploration of Augmented & Mixed Reality Design

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For those that know me I love to stay in the 3-5 year zone ahead of technology.

I also teach my own flavor UX methodologies and help others learn about new fields and careers in the realm of user experience. In the next five years we will begin seeing a new form of design platform take shape that moves into an entirely un-mapped realm. This type of design at many times can best be described as magical. I’ll apply my years of User experience design to this field as I look to teach, build, create and design new ways for humans and computers to connect in this emerging field.

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