30 Mar

SXSW 2017

Another SXSW has come and gone, and it was a time to say goodbye (and hello) to the movers and shakers of the preeminent music, film, and technology festival. Here’s a recap on the technological aspect through the eyes of your favorite technatics here at Helios. Something big was missing this year, and its name […]

08 Feb

INST-INT 2017

Going on a work trip to New Orleans usually means lamenting over all of the fun the city has to offer that you’re missing out on. Not so when you work for Helios Interactive and are asked to attend INSTINT 2017, a conference at which technology and art collide in powerful and innovative ways. As […]

21 Nov

Taking it to the MAX

Adobe’s annual conference to see What’s New and What’s Next for 2016 did not disappoint. Team Helios was among the 10,000 creative people attending this years event in sunny San Diego full of announcements, inspiration, software sneak peeks, sessions on Adobe workflows and lectures on creating with and for others. ​During the opening keynote, Adobe […]

09 Nov

World of Watson

The place, IBM World of Watson held in Las Vegas. The time, 2016, or rather, the not-too-far future  Watson and the field of machine learning represent a truly exciting and terrifying potential shift in the way industries will function, and a further domino effect of how we will all work and live. Machine learning doesn’t […]

08 Apr

Shattered Might @ GDC 2016

This year’s GDC was a first for Helios. We have tried to attend each of the last several years, as the overlap between latest and greatest technologies in the gaming world and experiential technology is significant. But this year was a little bit different – it was the first time that we would be participating […]

21 Oct

A Day In The (Met)Life

What constitutes a day in the life of a Helios producer? Adventure! To say the position of a Helios producer can take you to new heights is an understatement. Literally. In order to bring Jets and Giants fans a brand new kind of experience at MetLife Stadium, we’re taking fans on a virtual reality journey […]

22 Apr

Final Four: A Digital Review

If you were lucky enough to visit this year’s 2015 Final Four Championship in Indianapolis, then you may have found yourself jamming out to Zac Brown Band at White River State Park, dining on some stellar oysters at The Oceanaire Seafood Room, or enjoying one of the greatest men’s college basketball championship games in recent […]

09 Apr

Intel Realsense App Submissions

We at Helios like to participate in various hackathons, developer challenges, and other community events as often as our busy schedules will allow. Over the past few years, we’ve entered a bunch of contests and have come away with something more valuable than prizes or awards — a jump start to new products or applications […]

12 Mar

Game Developers Conference 2015

The theme of the conference this year was mostly VR, with people showing off cool new input devices, VR websites, immersive cinematic experiences, and spiffy new HMDs. VR definitely isn’t going away this time around. Now I just need to figure out which room in my house gets the 360° run in place treadmill by […]