Immersive Storytelling

Immersive Storytelling

Key findings, conclusions and indications on future research


Research was conducted into what storytelling medium could facilitate the use of a multi-sensory narrative, possibly based on the concepts around Synaesthesia. I found that, despite Virtual Reality (VR) providing a platform that elicits emotion and empathy, and also facilitates a way of controlling the use of senses, this medium may not be suited towards

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Immersive Storytelling

Discussing Immersive Mixed Media With Isadora’s Mark Coniglio


As part of my research into immersive environments and installation pieces, and my current exploration into Troikatronix’s Isadora, I interviewed Mark Coniglio, the creator of Isadora and the founder of Troikatronix. From this interview, I gained further insights into what makes a successful immersive narrative within a physical space, how technology should (and often shouldn’t)

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Immersive Storytelling

Evaluating Mixed Reality Environments


Physical mixed reality environments are, relative to other emerging technologies, not a modern concept. Advancements in technology and the interests of society, have progressed mixed reality environments into the high-tech, immersive and engaging experiences we have today. This post explores examples, dating back to the 90s, right up until today, discussing what makes them so

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Immersive Storytelling

Using Mixed Reality Enviroments as a Stimuli for the Senses


I have already explored the advantages and disadvantages, common practices and debates around using virtual reality (VR) as a narrative device to construct a stimulative, multi-sensory experience, and concluded that it may not be the storytelling medium to use when creating my desired experience. This post will explore how mixed reality spaces can be used

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Immersive Storytelling

Introduction to Immersive Storytelling – VR for the senses?


My interest in Immersive Storytelling and Immersive Technologies began just over a year ago, when I explored Isadora as a tool for creating an immersive experience. This was my first exploration into an experience that was almost fully dictated by the user. Despite being engaging and technologically interesting (and often enjoyable), it was purely a demonstration of

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