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Drew Atienza, Immersive Environment Specialist


This is a compilation of projects and services of Drew Atienza. Drew is a visual tinkerer that exploits all technology, both ground breaking and time tested. Drew strives to bring unique and stunning visuals to life.

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Fox Sports’ new virtual studio runs on Unreal Engine

"Virtual sets have been around for quite some time, and we've done our fair share of using them," Zac Fields said. "But it's always been a struggle to give that sense of photo realism." Fields oversees Fox Sports' Graphic Technology and Integration department, which includes the addition of new gear during a studio build. He said the team started thinking about the idea of a virtual set about two years ago. Around 15 months ago, the network started getting staff familiar with the software and began tests. Then last winter, the broadcaster did a virtual show. Fields described this as a "full run-through" of a show on the virtual set that was built in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Original article from Engaget HERE

This VR Experience Might Be as Close as It Gets to Flying - Creators

Suspended in a Hollywood-grade stunt harness with a VR headset strapped on your head, you fly above a mountainous landscape as the sun rises and falls in the distance. This is Airflow, a VR ride that makes you feel like you’re flying. Unlike Birdly, the VR bird simulator, Airflow relies on full suspension, simulating the gravity felt in freeform flight.

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