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Blocker, augmented reality for filmmakers

By Philippe Lewicki / 27 September , 2017

Taking advantage of the new augmented reality features of Apple ARKit, AfterNow has created an app for filmmakers. Blocker is a creative tool for filmmakers. It combines a director's viewfinder with the ability to place virtual characters in order to quickly compose shots. It can be used for blocking or

September Meetup: WiTag AR Laser Tag, AR-Pres the powerpoint of AR and Blocker AR for film makers

By Philippe Lewicki / 17 September , 2017

Come and join us we are bringing together an engaged group of mixed and augmented reality developers, creators and entrepreneurs. Meet the community, ask questions about the devices from working developers, and try new demos before they hit the market. Where and When September 21st at Upload LA (4505 Glencoe

AR/VR killed the video star

By Philippe Lewicki / 14 August , 2017

At the end of this year, and early next year, we will see the first  signs of how the medium that we call mixed reality (augmented and  virtual reality) will take its rightful place in entertainment with  books, radio, TV, streaming, movie theaters and gaming. The popularity of escape rooms,

July Meetup: Shared Magic & Alien Wave, Hololens and Mira Prism games

By Philippe Lewicki / 24 July , 2017

Come and join us we are bringing together an engaged group of mixed  and augmented reality developers, creators and entrepreneurs. Meet the  community, ask questions about the devices from working developers, and  try new demos before they hit the market. Where & WhenThursday 27th at the Creative Technology Center DTLA

Filmmaking in Augmented Reality: An application to help filmmakers

By Jesse Vander Does / 03 July , 2017

The film industry isn’t new to mixed reality -- the visual effects industry has been mixing real and computer-generated (CG) elements for decades, and the complexity of those effects has grown incredibly. As an agency that specializes in developing mixed reality applications that enable creative work, we’re planning

June meetup, Exploring mixed reality

By Philippe Lewicki / 26 June , 2017

Come and join us we are bringing together an engaged group of mixed  and augmented reality developers, creators and entrepreneurs. Meet the  community, ask questions about the devices from working developers, and  try new demos before they hit the market. Thursday May 4th at 6:30pm Where & WhenJune 29th

Mixed Reality 6DoF Six Degrees of Freedom is Coming

By Philippe Lewicki / 08 June , 2017

In the past months a lot a announcements showed a new trend in AR/VR is coming. First, there was Microsoft Build where I met Alex Kipman and we were featured on the keynote video, and he announced 6dof controllers for the new virtual reality headsets (Mixed reality occluded). Next,

Making of: The Award Winning 'Mixed Reality Easter Egg Hunt'

By Philippe Lewicki / 01 June , 2017

VRLA Mixed Reality Easter Egg HuntAn unlikely project that became the highlight of VRLA 2017 IntroObjectiveOur objective was to create a mass-scale mixed reality Easter egg hunt using the HoloLens. InceptionVRLA co-founder, John Root, originally pitched the idea to Microsoft.  Microsoft then reached out to AfterNow, Microsoft's HoloLens agency  partners,

Talk at AWE on UX for practical application in MR

By Rafai Eddy / 29 May , 2017

Our Captain, Philippe Lewicki will be giving a talk at Augmented  World Expo (AWE 2017) User Experience for Practical Applications in  Mixed Reality. Processes and tools to better break the barriers from 2D to 3D user interfaces. Mixed reality devices like the Hololens open up a new realm of  possibilities

We are at Digital Hollywood

By Philippe Lewicki / 25 May , 2017

This week we are exposing and demoing at Digital Hollywood We will demo a collaboration platform using the Hololens for movie and TV production. Allowing virtual presentation of mood boards, concept design and storyboards. It also enable visualisation of 3D object for collaboration between director of photography and vfx teams.

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