Category: Augmented Reality

Discover the latest life changing breakthroughs now within our reach, and hear directly from the faculty and tech pioneers of the Bruin community making them happen.

Always Game: Q&A with Niantic Labs Game Designer and UCLA Alum, Raza Ahmad

By Jennifer Shaklan M.F.A '02, UCLA Magazine

On October 13th, FuturizeX invited UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television alumnus and Niantic Labs game designer Raza Ahmad to UCLA to discuss his work on Ingress, Pokemon GO, and what’s next for augmented reality for a forum on “The Future of Augmented Reality.” In this month’s April Edition of UCLA Magazine, Raza Ahmad shares the story behind his love…

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How Augmented Reality Can Transform Our Classrooms

By Emmanuel V. Masongsong, Project Specialist for UCLA EPSS

3D visualization is a powerful, newly accessible technology that can captivate audiences with an immersive, hands-on experience. The Augmented Reality Sandbox repurposes Microsoft Kinect’s 3D camera, projector, and open source software to accurately model terrain elevation and fluid physics, transforming a plain kids’ sandbox into a dynamic, surreal landscape responsive to touch and hand gestures. Vibrantly…

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