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Ralph Barbagallo
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New video of one of my #HoloLens experiments
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Just announced! Dynamite Entertainment will publish a beautiful new coffee table book in October that explores the art and graphics of Atari! The 350-page collection will include rare artwork and artifacts, behind-the-scenes ...
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The box art made any of those old Atari 2600 games look incredible. An odyssey of the mind! Just like a brick buddy o' mine. 😀

On a side note, Warlords 4-player mode with paddles was always tons of fun.
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InnAR Wars won the AR/VR prize in the Project Tango App Contest! Congrats to all the winners!
 
Announcing the Project Tango App Contest Winners & Special Dev Kit Promotion

After receiving 190 submissions, reviewing 36 prototypes and then identifying 10 finalists, we’re excited to announce our 3 Category Winners and 1 Best Overall App as voted by the Project Tango Community.

Best in Show: WeR Cubed by WeR VR

Utility Category Winner: Phi.3D by DotProduct

AR or VR Category Winner:  InnAR Wars by Flarb LLC

Entertainment Category Winner: Ghostly Mansion by Cyron Software

Congratulations to the first ever Project Tango App Contest Winners! And a big THANK YOU to all of you who have participated. 

In the coming weeks, we will also offer a 50% limited-time discount on a single Project Tango Tablet Development Kit sold on the Google Store. Keep an eye out on our Google+ community for an update on the sale.
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Awesome, +Ralph Barbagallo​! 👍 😀
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I'm one of the 3 AR app finalists -- download and rate, please!!!
 

Project Tango Team With App Contest Final Submissions

Find the links to the Project Tango App Contest Final Submissions on our website (https://goo.gl/Fgecej) and check them out if you haven’t already. The quality and interaction of each  application has progressed quite a bit since the proposal phase. We’re always excited to see what the Project Tango community is creating so we took some time yesterday to run through the final submissions (couldn’t pry Tito away from his device)

Please post your thoughts and remember to download (https://goo.gl/Fgecej), play and rate your favorite app for the Best Overall App. Judges will be meeting soon to review their scores of final submissions. In the meantime, we’ll keep playing.
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Yeah, nobody does. :)
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Video from demoing InnAR Wars at VRSC demo day. Despite some bugs, it went well!
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My VRDC talk about building InnAR Wars for Google Tango and Augmented Reality 2.0 is today at 3:50. If you are at GDC come check it out!

http://schedule.gdconf.com/session/augmented-reality-20-developing-experiences-for-google-tango-and-beyond
Monday, March 14, 2016 | 3:50pm - 4:20pm - Learn how next-generation AR platforms create new possibilities for AR gaming that far surpasses past technologies.
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It will be on GDC Vault. Sometimes they make Vault talk videos free. 
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Here's a lengthy interview I did with ScottBonnie
I’m originally from the Boston area, but have been living in Los Angeles for over 15 years. I got a degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachu...
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In other news, it seems the latest Tango update has broken Tango Explorer's Area Learning mode? It crashes as soon as you hit the learn button. Perhaps this is because I have a lot of ADFs on the device in the old format?  Is there a way to purge them? Area Manager crashes at startup as well--perhaps for the same reason?
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+Stuart Elder  Your issue is quite different, but its a known issue that we are working diligently on fixing. Rest assured that there is light at the end of this tunnel.
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Does SetDepthCameraRate actually work? It seems like the frame rate, even when set to 9000 (as is the case when you set it to "Enabled") is running at 1/10th the frame rate as it used to. My old version of InnAR Wars before I used this API runs fine, but now the depth cursor updates like at less than 1 fps.
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Yeah--either this new SDK somehow locks it at less than 1 fps, or the plane detection / point cloud stuff is broken.
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Download this on Project Tango and review it, please!!!!
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I had the opportunity to show off InnAR Wars during VRSC's Demo Day at USC School of Cinematic Arts. Despite a few bugs--the game showed pretty well! Here's some video of people trying it out.
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So I submitted InnAR Wars, but for some reason, multiplayer only works in debug mode, not release mode. I'm working on figuring out why it crashes in release mode...until then:

Here's the store version: 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.flarb.arwars&hl=en

But if you want to download the Debug mode version, use my Cloud build link.  This should build in debug mode and let you try multiplayer out:

https://build.cloud.unity3d.com/distro/install?id=W1AKORWJwe
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    Computer Science, 1993 - 1998
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Designer, developer, programmer, and consultant on mobile, social, MMO and uh....even "transmedia" games.
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I once ate 12 lobsters in a single sitting.
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game development, public speaking, mobile games, Unity3D, C#, Java, iOS, JavaScript, Flash, ActionScript 3, Google App Engine, Amazon Web Services, Python, MySQL, PHP
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  • FLARB LLC
    Human Tornado, 2001 - present
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