I was recently invited (mid December 2021) to talk to Marc Petit (Epic Games) and Patrick Cozzi (Cesium) on their podcast about the Open Metaverse. This was the 9th episode and following a bunch of really nice talks before me this was an honor and I had fun doing it. You find it here:
In one of its first deliverables, the Working Group has published a sneak peek at the upcoming guidelines by releasing a high-level summary of the topics that will be covered—including file formats, coordinate systems, geometry, materials, textures, lighting and publishing targets. This summary has been published in Markdown on GitHub under the CC BY 4.0 license. Khronos is inviting feedback, suggestions and contributions from the industry to help guide and improve the full guidelines..
Today IKEA announces Studio Mode – a new upcoming feature for IKEA Place that will harness the capabilities of Apple’s new iPad Pro to create a more personalised and realistic home furnishing experience.
IKEA Place is already one of the most popular AR apps available today. Studio Mode takes it to the next level by interpreting users’ existing homes to render home furnishing solutions that complement their space and style.
See also IKEA joins Khronos Board and Deep Learning jobs at IKEA Digital Lab!!Apple Ipad Pro video
More info in the press-release here
We now have 3 new position open to work with cutting edge Deep Learning (AI) in the field of Visual data science at IKEA Digital lab. Building future solutions needed to support Spatial Computing experiences that is the Lab’s focus.