Hall of Famous 3D Scan Experience

We wanted to create an experience for Super Bowl 50 that brought fans into the Hall of Fame. We decided to create a virtual sculpture of fans’ faces that they could take away as a picture. We knew we’d have to create a great picture while keeping the overall process quick and foolproof, balancing the […]

SXSW 2016: UE4 CompuTrainer Module

Helios was asked to build a Virtual Reality experience for SXSW 2016 which had a physical integration – a bicycle! While riding a physical bicycle and wearing an Oculus DK2 headset, the user pedaled a virtual bicycle down one of three paths set in an Austin, Texas like environment. The project had a short six […]

IBM Interconnect Visualizer

IBM originally asked Helios to create a digital interactive data visualization experience for IBM Insight 2015, an event held in October of 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Titled IBM Data Visualizer, the original experience was designed to display an impressive, stylized visualization of a collection of IBM’s marketing content […]

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 […]

Unity Creative Code Workshop

Unity is known as a powerful tool for indie game developers. Here at Helios Interactive, we use it in many of our interactive games, applications and installations. I’ve found it to be a wonderful toolset for artistic expression and Creative Coding. I was inspired to hold an introductory workshop to Creative Coding in Unity by the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]