07 Feb

Portland VR Meetup

Portland has a new meet-up group centered around Virtual Reality. The group is co-founded by Kent Bye, host of the Voices of VR Podcast and Raven Zachary, an established community organizer and Mobile Advisor. Kent Bye kicked off the inaugural meetup and laid out some plans for the group. Zach Krausnick shared his VR game Noctica […]

02 Oct

5 Takeaways From First Oculus Connect

On September 19 and 20, Oculus hosted its first ever developer conference in Hollywood, California. The attendees of this conference were primarily content makers and developers excited about the Rift and its possibilities. The energy at the event was palpable, and with the demo rooms filled up, the hallways quickly became demo areas for attendees’ […]

01 Oct

INST-INT Conference 2014

​The INST-INT Conference is “A gathering  focused on the Art of Interactivity for objects, environments & experiences”. It’s put together by the same folks who run the excellent Eyeo Festival, with a more intimate crowd and a focus on interactivity, where the heart of Eyeo this year was data and visualization. It’s held at the stunning Walker […]

05 May

Helios Interactive + Open Source

At Helios, we often leverage open source software to create our experiences. Open source software allows us to utilize existing codebases that are flexible, well documented, and thoroughly tested by the larger online community. But we wouldn’t be doing our part if we only consumed existing code, we like to give back too. Over the […]

18 Jul

Intel Hackathon

Helios Interactive worked closely with BeMyApp and Intel to provide a conducive enviroment for it’s 24 hour hackathon in San Francisco. The goal of the Hackathon was to engage the development community with the Intel Perceptual Computing SDK and camera. The event hosted over 60 participants and produced more than 20 hacks using this new device. […]