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Virtual Obstacles in Gait

A few weeks earlier, I talked about two papers I read regarding gait balance when fixed or suddenly appeared obstacles are involved. The papers are Age Effects on Strategies Used to Avoid Obstacles, and Anxiety-mediated gait adaptations reduce errors of obstacle negotiation among younger and older adults: Implications for fall risk. We have been looking for protocols and…

Distributed Systems and Virtual Reality

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about networking and how we use it for our co-located immersive experiences. What are the pressing questions as one designs such a system for shared experiences like these? In order to deliver these compelling experiences that exceed the capabilities of stand-alone, inside-out tracked devices such as the recent Oculus…

Niantic’s Beyond Reality Developer Contest

Last week, I had to take a week off to attend the final demonstration event for Niantic’s Beyond Reality Developer Contest. It’s a 4-month hackathon where participants create an augmented reality game that encourages exploration, exercise, and real-world social interaction by using Niantic’s Real World Platform SDK. Niantic’s Real World Platform includes a world-scale persistent…

Tutorials for installing Ubuntu 18.04 dual system and NVIDIA DRIVER-CUDA-Pytorch GPU toolchain.

Last week I helped Zhenyi install the Ubuntu 18.04 dual system, and install NVIDIA driver, CUDA-10.0, CUDNN, Pytorch-gpu. Although there are many tutorials on the Internet, only very few works. So I think it is better to make a record. BIOS setting Shutdown and reboot. And enter the BIOS interface. Disable the Secure Boot. If…