September 14, 2010
If you're following the progress of our Esquire House media room, you know that our flight simulator game is a key element to the project. It allows a user to virtually soar over island cities that we modeled in 3D. Because the game renders the 3D models in realtime, smooth framerates are crucial to the experience. So we came upon the question, how can we make the 3D objects look as realistic as possible without… Read More
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August 24, 2010
To kick off the Night of Luxurious Thinkers, Torsten Gross (or should I say, I?) did a Pecha Kucha. A Pecha Kucha is presentation form that allots the presenter 20 slides which automatically rotate every 20 seconds – for a total of 6m 40s. A challenging feat, especially for someone like me who likes to talk, but a great tool to set up the evening. We thought it would be helpful to create some context… Read More
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August 10, 2010
Thank you all for making our first Night of Luxurious Thinkers such a success. What was originally slated as a 20-30 person chat turned into 60+ folks from all different fields. It was our goal to bring smart people together, and that was certainly accomplished.

We started off the night with a Pecha Kucha** setting up the nights event: In a world so digitally interchangeable and immersive, why are we still operating as though… Read More
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August 9, 2010
For the last couple of months we’ve been building an interactive installation for Lufthansa’s media room in Esquire’s Ultimate Bachelor Pad. Invited guests will get the chance to virtually fly through clouds and three-dimensional worlds with our gesture technology.

Typically, the core of an interactive project is experienced through sight and sound. We knew in this particular case, the ultimate bachelor required something special. Since flying is such a sensory experience, we needed to… Read More
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July 22, 2010
We're quite pleased our panel discussion, Night of Luxurious Thinkers, had a great turnout. Panelists Ryan Jacoby, Mesh Flinders, Nihal Mehta and moderator, Torsten Gross (our Chief Strategy Officer) raised many questions regarding the gap between "offline and online," while throwing out there interesting ideas to ponder. If you need a recap, check… Read More
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