3 April 2024

Demo Link: alpha40224 https://code.futuretextlab.info/andrew/alpha40224/ Text Markup: You can now highlight text from a selection of five colors. Export/Import Workspace: The system now supports exports from the prism menu to save your current workspace layout. Workspaces are JSON files that can be loaded from the browser window before entering the XR space. This feature may still have unexpected bugs.… Continue reading 3 April 2024

Reference Bock Interaction 5

Demo Link: alpha31924 https://code.futuretextlab.info/andrew/alpha31924/ Selector Tool: The laser starts hidden by default, but fades in if the user is making the pointing gesture but hasn’t pointed at anything for several seconds. The laser fades back out once the user points at something. Interaction – Detach: Detaching a line from the citation block now shifts the text to… Continue reading Reference Bock Interaction 5

6 March 2024

Demo Link:alpha30524 https://code.futuretextlab.info/andrew/alpha30524/ Motion Smoothing: The selector now takes the average of the last hand positions to create a smoother feel. As a result, the selector drags behind the hand, but is much more stable to use. Currently the smoothing takes the last 30 positions, and we want to experiment with the number to decide if… Continue reading 6 March 2024

28 February

Demo Link: alpha22724 https://code.futuretextlab.info/andrew/alpha22724/ Citation Text Block: Instead of a flat panel of text, the text block is now curved slightly in an arc around the user. Vertical swiping is the same as the previous test. Horizontal swiping has been added with functionality similar to alpha20724. Vertical and horizontal swipes are controlled by an open palm, with the… Continue reading 28 February

Citation Block

XR https://code.futuretextlab.info/andrew/alpha22024/ Notes Citation Text Block: For testing readability, we have a block of citations displayed on plain background. You can swipe the text up/down with an extended palm gesture. The text block movement is restrained so it cannot be moved too high or low. Menu Sphere Interactions: You can now hold-press on the wrist sphere to… Continue reading Citation Block

Wrist & Prism Controller

TEST: https://code.futuretextlab.info/andrew/alpha21324/ Main Interaction This version has a simple first test for functionality of a ‘prism’ menu. The user taps the sphere on their wrist to open the menu. Tapping the menu buttons switch between two different types of sub menus, which hold more buttons to tap (changing the material of the menu) and sliders… Continue reading Wrist & Prism Controller

Menu tap Test

Main Interaction Tap on wrist sphere/dot to reveal control screen. Tap again to dismiss. Developer Notes Andrew: I’m working on getting that menu tap test uploaded, but in the meantime I should clarify an interaction on the flat and cylindrical multi-doc test. Since I didn’t demo it Wednesday I wasn’t able to talk about interaction.… Continue reading Menu tap Test

Flat Open Document

Main Interaction View document as wide open with horizontal scaling XR http://code.futuretextlab.info/andrew/alpha20724b/ Finding/Next Steps Not easy to scroll/swipe, too easy to select and move background elements.

RFC: Transmission

The Initial use Case for Adam and Andrew : Library JSON Reader provides the user with a known Library so that the first time the user connects headset to computer, the user needs to provide access to the headset connection, which can be done through Reader’s command to ‘Reveal Library in Finder’. This directory will… Continue reading RFC: Transmission