The Season of GivingPosted on 09 December 2016
In the spirit of the holidays, it’s important for Archiact to give back to our community, both locally and across the globe! Here are a couple ways we are helping out this season:
Global Archiact Jam - Social Voting is now open!Posted on 29 November 2016
Social Media voting is now open for Global Archiact Jam 6! Thank you to everyone that entered our game jam. There are lots of great entries and we are so excited to test them out. To view the Global Archiact Jam finalists and to vote, click here.
CVR 2017 Releases First Round of SpeakersPosted on 16 November 2016
CVR 2017's second annual international conference will take place in Vancouver, Canada from May 5-7, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. The event is attracting the world’s best virtual and augmented reality companies, technology, and industry leaders. Hosted by Archiact, this event will build on the success of last year’s one-day show, and bring 3 days of VR/AR/MR to Vancouver.
UBC Sauder School of Business Fall Networking SocialPosted on 15 November 2016
We wanted to say a huge thank you to UBC Sauder School of Business for having us at their Fall Networking Social.
VR KITTENS, HARD WORK, AND GLOBAL ARCHIACT JAMPosted on 04 November 2016
Global Archiact Jam 6 is open for registration! We’re incredibly lucky to have been able to host 5 successful game jams in the past. So LET’S REWIND back to our very first game jam winner – Amber Choo. Amber is one of our earliest employees but Archiact’s first encounter with Amber was as a game jam participant. Here is her story:
Traditional Chinese Poetry Brought to VRPosted on 27 October 2016
Archiact partners with Chinese studio ETTO Technology Ltd. to bring the traditional Chinese lyric poetry called "Ci" to virtual reality.
Global Archiact Jam VIPosted on 20 October 2016
Archiact is excited to be hosting our 5th Global Archiact Jam! We are calling developers from all around the world to create the best mobile VR game for the Samsung Gear VR. Make games, win prizes, have fun!
Designing for Mixed RealityPosted on 07 October 2016
Our head of product management, Kharis O’Connell, has written a book on Designing for Mixed Reality.
CVR Guest Series: The Challenges of VR Content in Classrooms and How College Students Solved ThemPosted on 29 September 2016
Back in May, Tom and Colin presented on behalf of foundry10 and delivered an enlightening presentation on education in VR. They follow up on some of those ideas in this article about one of their recent hackathons, which focused on ways to overcome some of the challenges of using VR in the classroom.