The Lab is core to AfterNow. Two of our existing products came out of our Lab. Anyone can propose an idea, build a team and create a product using the company processes, talents, and resources. Sometimes we open our Lab to outside startups we believe in.

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

Extend Your Phone Screen with the HoloLens

By Jesse Vander Does / 01 March , 2017

The HoloLens has three main inputs: voice, gaze and gesture. These were thoughtfully chosen by Microsoft designers to leverage what the HoloLens does well and to form a solid foundation for consistent interactions between applications. Still, sometimes I feel like these are blunt instruments. If you've used the Vive, you've

Improving UX on our Hololens light-controlling app using 3D space

By Melissa Kaplan / 23 December , 2016

Our mixed reality experiences are continuing to evolve as we expand  our practices in holographic UX. We can see the changes in our HoloLens  Hue app, one of our earliest applications and "lights on" moments when  we began exploring the Hololens' potential to work with the Internet of  Things. Anthony

Why and how we're porting a virtual reality app into A-Frame

By Philippe Lewicki / 28 October , 2016

OpenHouseVR is a simple workflow for real estate agents to show a walkthrough of a house in virtual reality with a Google Cardboard VR headset. We had a custom ThreeJS 360 House viewer app we created for the second version of OpenHouse VR. The first version was in Unity. We

We've built a mini map for Hololens so you can navigate your space.

By Melissa Kaplan / 03 September , 2016

With mixed reality's holographic interplay  relying on your scope of vision, you never lose track of your place in  the world. And if you're not even sure where that place is, our dev  Anthony just created a localized, GPS-style Hololens app that can help. HoloMaps is a mini map that

Controlling lights with the Hololens and Internet of Things

By Philippe Lewicki / 05 July , 2016

After using the Hololens for a few weeks, it's become very clear that  this device is the missing link between human movement and the Internet  of Things. And the first way we're demonstrating this is by changing  the way we control Philips Hue lights. Right now, you can use a

OHVR: Our MVP of virtual reality for real estate is ready for testing

By Philippe Lewicki / 04 January , 2016

We just finished scanning our fourth property for the second MVP of OpenHouse VR. It was a beautiful one-bedroom condo in the heart of West Hollywood. This is an exciting milestone as we'll have an app available for Android and Apple in the next few days. Are you a realtor?

Page 2 / 3