Claustral Canyon - progress report and screenshots
I realize an update is long overdue.
The entire experience has almost been completed now. We are doing a lot of last minute tweaking to ensure you all... Read more
Update on launch party and where we are with everything right now
Now that the dust has settled from the launch party it's time to give you an update on how it went and update you on the progress of the project.... Read more
Reminder about the demo party on Tuesday 23rd June: only 10% tickets left!
90% of the tickets have already gone for the event, which will be held on Tuesday, June 23rd at 5pm at the Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge, MA. (That's in Boston)
If... Read more
Launch Party on June 23rd!
We'll be having our launch party at the Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge, MA, on Tuesday June 23rd.
Precise times and invites will follow in the next day or so. RSVPs... Read more
Progress on the Claustral Canyon experience
It's been a while since the last update but a lot's been going on behind the scenes.
We have been working really hard to create color versions of the... Read more
Claustral Canyon update: versions for $10 and $25 backers have now been distributed
First versions of the canyon have now been sent to $10 and $25 backers
I am glad to say the first experiences of the canyon (PC and Mac,... Read more
Claustral Canyon Update
It's been a while since my last update. We have been incredibly busy in the midst of the post-processing.
Firstly I want to thank you again for all your... Read more
Just back from presenting at Leica conference in Las Vegas.
HXGN conference at Las Vegas
It's been a while since my last update. Michael and I were very busy presenting our technology at a recent Leica conference (HXGN) in Las... Read more
News report on Australia's ABC Network on "Journey To A Lost Canyon"
This report on our project just came out in Australia. Thanks to Sharon O'Neill of the ABC Network for interviewing Michael and myself the other day in Sydney's... Read more
3D Scanning and Photography of Claustral Canyon has been completed!
We are glad to announce the successful completion of the 3D scanning of Claustral Canyon.
Thanks to Lucas Trihey for organizing this 11 day expedition and amassing the best possible... Read more
Testing the Phantom II quadcopter with a GoPro camera
With only 6 weeks until Australia, things are really starting to heat up...
Aside from the 3d laser scanning technology, there is the question of getting the best... Read more
Just over two months until I leave for Australia
Well, it's been a whole month since I reached my Kickstarter goal and I'm still having to pinch myself each day to remind myself that YES... THIS IS... Read more
JUST HIT MY GOAL 30 MINUTES AGO
I'm just so excited I met my target on time!
WOW!!! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PLEDGED TO MAKE THIS BECOME A REALITY.
The final outpouring of support in the last... Read more
Boston Globe article on "Journey To A Lost Canyon"
I'm at 83% with 33 HOURS TO GO!!!
Thanks to all of you for your incredible support. Without your help none of this would be happening.
I hope you enjoy... Read more
Demo Released for Oculus Rift
I got a lot of demand for a runnable demo of the canyon for the Oculus Rift so here it is. Download it from this link:
Standard Game Pads are... Read more
What makes virtual travel so amazing and exciting
I thought, as we enter into the final week, it would be useful to explain why I am so excited about this project and why virtual travel is... Read more
I'll be also creating this experience for the Oculus Rift!
As part of my desire to create an awesome immersive experience of Claustral Canyon, I will be offering people the option the view the experience using Oculus Rift technology.
Oculus... Read more
Claustral Canyon campaign advertised in this morning's local paper
Check out this article which appeared in this morning's paper:
Latest update on the fires
I have just found out that the fires are now under control. Claustral Canyon was unaffected, however some of the nearby canyons were badly burnt. This means I still have time to... Read more
New video explains revolutionary technology
I've had quite a few requests to explain in more detail the technology I am using to create these 3D experiences.
My new video talks more about the laser scanning... Read more
UPDATE ON THE FIRE: "THIS WILL BE AS BAD AS IT GETS"
Since I started my campaign, I have discovered that Claustral Canyon is under threat from the worst bushfires to hit Australia in 45 years. The fires are now raging out... Read more
CLAUSTRAL CANYON THREATENED BY FIRE - HELP ME CREATE THIS 3D EXPERIENCE BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE
Thanks to all of you for your unwavering support and contributions!
Since I started my campaign, I have discovered that the Claustral Canyon area, which is part of the Blue... Read more