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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

VR In Events & Experiential

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last six months, you’ve probably heard SOMETHING about the coming Virtual Reality (VR) revolution. Between the OculusVR, Sony’s Morpheus, and Samsung’s ‘yet to be named’ entry into the market, there will very shortly be a huge number of VR devices in the public eye. Since it […]