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Dating Doors: How Making Friends in VR Might Work

October 13, 2021

In this Virtual Reality (VR) app, one starts off in an apartment unit that they can decorate however they like. They choose objects from a menu that expresses who they are. Each object they pick from a catalog has a meaning. For example they can choose a clock that is…


Art Meltdown: A Plea for an End to Media Consolidating

August 28, 2021

If there is one thing I’d like to see change in the next few years, it’s our dependency on renting digital media. We became culturally powerless as soon as we detached images, music, video, art, and interactive media from their physical form. Companies have been doing all in their power…


Physical Plain: The definitive AR/VR file browser solution

May 26, 2021

My last project "ZinePub" was a file browser in the form of a physical book. I started building a version of this as an iOS app with a binder that has markers on 50 pages of tab dividers. The idea was to make a way to traverse documents that could…


Groove Pretender: Super Hero Cartoon Dance Party

April 29, 2021

As an AR/VR (XR) Product Designer, I came up with an idea for an app back in 2018 for a company, who I think went out of business by now. I’m not allowed to divulge who, I was told it was too futuristic. What I can share is my own…


Semiotic Weapon: A Symbolism Game for Augmented & Virtual Reality

April 22, 2021

I’d like to share what I feel is a somewhat important educational game, yet to be made (to my knowledge). It is not unlike the card game of war. I feel just about everyone should play this to learn about a new form of instant communication that Augmented and Virtual…


KeenBird: Apps that are your friends

April 22, 2021

With the concept of the virtual assistants In extended reality our relationship with our software may take on new meaning. I believe It’s short sighted to speak of having just one virtual assistant for all uses. It would be more interesting to have the choice to have every app be…


ZinePub: The Futility of Paper Media

February 20, 2021

There is a way to make paper media even less useful than it is today. Think if we all had a large journal like device and the pages were all white and a little thick and bendable. Imagine this as a Bluetooth Augmented Reality (AR) Glasses Interface. Say that…


Plastic Tactics: The Futility of the Digital Medium

January 26, 2021

When we dream, it’s as if our mind is acting in a theater of illusions, attempting to make sense of our experiences in life. Is this where the communication arts are heading? A neurologist once did a study where he remotely tapped on a participants body in different locations,…


Toggle Button: Emoji Mood Status

March 16, 2019

Toggle Button is a 3” round pinback button with a full color digital display. Users pair it with an iPhone and use the app to pick an emoji to display on the button. Whenever the users mood changes they can change their emoji simply by typing it in the app.


Tool Refinery: An XR machine-shop for micro-manufacturing and fabrication

March 14, 2019

Would you consider making art in VR if you had an intense amount of tools and materials at your disposal, similar to what you may have in a professional studio? Let’s call this potential app “ToolRefinery.” This app could undo and redo, cut and paste; you could paint with the…


Mirror Mirror: Travel Space & Pan Through Time Simultaneously

October 3, 2018

Let me ask you this… what if we all wore ultra thin VR Visors with small 360 degrees, volumetric cameras around the perimeter of our heads. The kind that captures 3D space and time (volumetric video.) Imagine people walking around and recording all their surroundings where ever they go. Imagine…


News: Twitch + Jaunt’s XR Streaming Platform?

September 5, 2018

What if Twitch (+ Oculus “Venues”) + Jaunt’s “XR Platform” came together? First, what is Twitch? “Twitch is a live streaming video platform. The site primarily focuses on video game live streaming, including broadcasts of eSports competitions, in addition to creating content, “in real life” streams, and more recently, music…


Angelfish: Robotic Hosts for Holographic Guests

August 9, 2018

I am using this idea as an example of how most of the good emerging technology applications may not be possible for years to come. This is called “Angelfish” it is based on the concepts of facilitator, host, and guest. Imagine tiny all-terrain flying robots the size of beetles that…


Phantom Actor: An AI-assisted 3D Modeling, 2D Photo Simulation Tool

August 7, 2018

“Phantom Actor” is a VR concept that I would like to share with those interested. It’s not a new idea really if you follow AI creative application development today, these concepts should seem pretty rudimentary. This idea is kind of a strange consumer product though and has some interesting social…


ArtAcclaim: Blockchain Fine Art Network

March 16, 2018

A social game based on the business of contemporary fine art. Preface: I believe Digital Art (Multimedia) will be an essential extension of one’s self-image in the future. Much like any other possession, such as; clothes, homes, or cars. Users: For this site, there are four categories of users. 1.


Photon Particle: Geolocated Democracy

March 16, 2018

Photon Particle is a geolocated demographic polling application for phone-based XR. Description Users create questions with predetermined answers and drop them anywhere they like, as small bubbles. For example, on an overhead sandwich board next to the vegan option or the entrance to the white house. When another user points…


Thinkithing: Version Control for Your Thoughts

March 15, 2018

The goal of this product is to eliminate wasteful, time-consuming miscommunication in meetings and highlight useful overlooked side-tangents among collaborators. Traditional non-assisted ideation methods may eventually seem difficult, cumbersome, and inefficient in comparison. Description: Like many people, I sometimes lose track of facets of conversations. Some examples include; philosophical discussions,…


MetaGraffiti: Spatial Historical Media Network

November 1, 2017

MetaGraffiti is a media browser that turns the world into a historical library. Problem What is the experience of a library and how can MetaGraffiti reproduce that experience? Solution Here’s how MetaGraffiti works. MetaGraffiti is one site with one database. Much like Wikipedia, all content is interrelated. Like Yelp it…


Eospaces: Spatial XR Web Browser

April 22, 2017

Eospaces is an XR web browser designed to be shared with friends and used as a form of personal expression. To begin, let’s imagine that we had a virtual blank slate or white cube. One that we could decorate with anything we wanted. We could scan our own room, for…


Supernalis: The Global Operating System

March 10, 2017

There are some challenges with non-game immersive computing. The primary one is fitting services under the umbrella of an operating system. Some services might include; complex networked communication, creative applications and the distribution of creative assets, how history is recorded and experienced for future generations or just in retrospect of…


Honey Dynamite: Early Immersive Experience Concepts

July 14, 2016

APPS Tap — July 14, 2016 This is a ball used for a game that is a cross between pinball and tennis. Tap it, and it floats toward another user over a virtual divide. As the levels progress, more difficult terrane is added. If it hits a surface (virtual or physical) too…