E2i has been fortunate to be a part of a mixed reality demo using the Canon MREAL headset, provided by Michael Carney of Canon U.S.A. I know some of you are wondering, “What is mixed reality?” Mixed reality combines real and virtual elements for an immersive experience.
Over this past weekend, E2i Creative Studio housed UCF students in its lab, all diligently working through their short time off from school, work, and day-to-day life… and to do what? Make games.
This type of event is called a Game Jam, where developers congregate to develop a game in 48 hours. People of many skill types and levels join in, with design, 3D modeling, animation, programming, audio, and 2D art being the most prevalent skills within the population.
See our article in the Huffington Post:
Passion is part of what makes us human, what separates us from those logical-thinking machines called computers. And if we are passionate about what we do, it will be obvious to all around us.
Passion is an inherently personal thing; we cannot be trained to be passionate about something. Being the best at something doesn’t necessarily make us passionate about it. It just means we do it better than anyone else.
Last week Orlando was the gathering place for the Association of Professional Futurists, and E2i Creative had two opportunities to interact with these fascinating, thought-provoking consultants. On Friday, May 3rd, the Gathering met at IST in the morning and toured several IST labs, including E2i Creative, where they saw compelling simulations from three specific projects. On Saturday evening, a Simtacular Sensation event was held at a downtown Orlando club, and E2i Director Eileen Smith and Creative Designer Michael Carney were part of the organizing team, along with several Disney team