Author: Maria Mamede

Author: Maria Mamede

My Last Post

Hi everyone, this is my last post on the blog. Farewell is always difficult for me, so I’ll keep this short. Working at FRL has been an incredible experience from the beginning. There are no words to described how welcomed I was by the team, and it was impossible to imagine how much this experience…

History of VR and AR

Statistics say that by 2020 1/3 of the population will be using VR, and by 2022, 3.5 billion will be using AR. Although it seems like VR and AR were born yesterday, and it’s boomed at the speed of light, these technologies have actually been around much longer than that. Some would say as early…

Less Big-Brother-ish

Hi everyone, I don’t want to get political, and I know this conversation is much bigger than this short post. But I wanted to share with you on a very interesting article I read: “China’s use of big data might actually make it less Big Brother-ish.” I grew up in China. I remember very early…

New People at the Lab!

At the beginning of every semester, we have people go, but we also have incredible and talented new students joining us! It’s a bittersweet situation. Today, I want to introduce you to Nina and Christy. They are the new member of our family. Meet Christy! from Detroit, Michigan M: Tell me a little secret about you?…

A Success Story

Two weeks ago, I was writing excitedly about our final countdown to SIGGRAPH.  Today, I write even more excited to tell you about our success, the enormous turnout, the 4 days in a row of fully booked seats, and the 1924 people that watched CAVE last week.  Our goal was to get 1800 people through…