After publishing my first personal HoloLens project ‘Typography Insight for HoloLens’ last year, I continued experiments on typography in mixed reality space. One of the most fascinating aspects of HoloLens was the rendering quality of the type. Since HoloLens has a higher PPD(Pixels Per Degree) than other AR/VR devices, it renders beautiful sharp text. I wanted to create an app that can leverage text rendering quality as well as the physical environment.
News Space is a spatial news headline visualizer in Mixed Reality space. It fills up your room with the latest news headlines. Since the news headlines are world-locked, you can walk around and view the detailed images and summaries. By air-tapping one of the news provider button, you can load headlines from the provider.
For the news item layout, instead of using a traditional 2D style list on a limited frame, I wanted to use the entire physical environment around the user. Through the series of experiments with different layout shapes such as three-dimensional lists and curved surfaces, I found that the spherical layout is comfortable since it gives me a relatively consistent distance to the news headlines regardless of the viewing angle.
To experiment with a more intensive reading situation, I am planning to add the reading mode and spatial sorting/categorizing for future updates. (Current version only supports headline summary view)
혼합현실(Mixed Reality, MR) 이란?
Mixed Reality blends computer-generated digital content with the real-world physical environment. With advancements in technology, […]
증강현실 (Augmented Reality) 이란?
Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that allows users to see and interact with digital […]
가상현실 (Virtual Reality) 이란?
Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional environment that can be interacted […]
How to use Meta Quest 2/Quest Pro with MRTK3 Unity for Hand Interactions
With the support of OpenXR, it is now easy to use MRTK with Meta Quest […]
What is Hand Tracking input?
Hand tracking input is a technology that allows a computer or device to track the […]
What is 6DoF?
6DOF stands for six degrees of freedom, and it refers to the ability of an […]
What is SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping)?
Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) is a technology that allows a device, such as a […]