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AIE | Industries Using VR

When games get serious – Other industries using games and VR

What if we used our powers for good, instead of evil? We are in the midst of a VR and AR explosion. Technologies like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR are revolutionising the way we think, work and play, and market research group Greenlight Insights is predicting the VR industry will be worth…

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AIE | Game Design | NASA Space Apps Challenge

‘Data you can touch’, an AIE success story

Ever been interested in how many people live in your city and what you as a community contribute to CO2 emissions? -KEN-‘s got you sorted!   -KEN-, an old Scottish word for ‘understanding’, utilises NASA’s Earth Science and Human Dimension Data to provide a database of information on the earth. -KEN- is a mobile Virtual…

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AIE | VR on Campus

Virtual Reality at AIE – The Virtual Becomes Reality

How Virtual Reality is changing the world as we know it With the rise of Virtual Reality technologies, AIE student have been given access to HTC Vive development kits at each campus around Australia. The exciting news is the type of work coming from our second year students, The Guilty Villagers. They are currently developing…

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AIE Students | Zero One Animation

AIE Students at Zero One Animation

Six second year students started on the job placements last week On Wednesday 20th July, our second year Game Art students Kevin Bava, Omar El Samad, Arky Fitzwater, Kelsey-Mae Wallis and Screen students Yasmin Perez and Duncan Bean had the amazing opportunity to begin working with Zero One Animation. During this time, they will be…

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AIE | VR | Opaque Media Placements

Opaque Media Group Student Placements

Earthlight, is a virtual reality (VR) game set in space, working with Unreal Engine 4 and HTC Vive technologies. Curious? AIE students from Melbourne campus have been working with Opaque Media Group on this cool project. Let’s find out more… Mitchell (2nd year Design student) Christiaan and Mikey (2nd year Game Art) developed a game…

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AIE | Game Design | Industry Trends 2016

11 Industry Trends for Game Design Students to Watch in 2016

We ask our expert Game Design teachers to predict the future. 2016 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for games with the launch of consumer VR headsets, the maturation of current consoles, the resurgence of the local Australian indie scene, and the ever-diminishing barrier to entry for game development. But what are…

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Google Cardboard News | Academy of Interactive entertainment

Cool Stuff on Campus – Google Cardboard

The staff and teachers at AIE are always keen to check out new technology or cool gadgets. Sometimes it’s to keep up with the latest industry standards.  Sometimes it’s just because it’s fun! In the case of Google Cardboard, it’s both.  What an odd pairing – while Google is associated with new technology, cardboard is…

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