Month: June 2017

Red Bull Air Race

Working in collaboration with a team at Rewind on a VR Red Bull Air Race project. The main task on this project was to help blend LIDAR scan data of the Royal Ascot stadium into the landscape tools and hiding the scans with modular assets and foliage inside the Unreal 4 Engine. My main focus was landscape, foliage, race track and generalist 3D and pushing the fidelity of the graphics while maintain a high frame rate for VR. The VR Red Bull Air Race project is one of most exciting experiences available in the world of virtual reality. Using cutting-edge technology, Red Bull...

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Lexus NX Collaboration

Part of the launch campaign for the new Lexus, rewind in collaboration with Neil Gallagher have created the worlds first VR Car Configurator and Simulator.  Working alongside a the team at Rewind we provided expertise in look development an asset creation, we were responsible for building the lobby area, asset modelling and for the customisation sequence The VR experience was created to Visualise and Amaze using the latest Oculus Rift immersing the user within a virtual world where they can fully configure an NX to their own specification and then take it on a test drive through an alternate dimension,...

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3D Printed display for Ballantine’s Whisky

Neil Gallagher was commissioned to digitally sculpt a limited edition 3D Printed display for Ballantine’s Whisky. The design was conceived by artist Leif Podhajsky (see concept below) and features a 3D printed adornment for the bottle. The piece depicts twelve independent strata to symbolise the 12 year ageing process undergone by each bottle of Ballantine’s. Each year adds to the whisky’s colour palette which is shown in final 3D printed form at the top of the sculpture. Here is a forum post about the projects creation – Development Process You can purchase the product here The work featured in...

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Making ultrasound scans accessible to visually impaired parents

As a parent I was fortunate enough to see my child using 4D scanning techniques at the Verulam Clinic in St Albans.   During the procedure I considered what it was like for visually impaired expectant mothers who cannot experience this 3D data displayed on a 2D monitor.   I realised it could be possible to use 3D printers to print the data in a medium that a visually impaired person could see through touch.  After my initial research I found several companies around the world offering this service however the price made it inaccessible for visually impaired people...

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