This post is about the first serious Virtual Reality projects I’ve had the joy to participate in. I was contacted by Atoms2Bits because they needed custom hardware made for the Virtual Supermarket (in which I’m now also participating as an entrepreneur).
When we started this project in 2015 there was no off-the-shelf eye tracking hardware available, so we had to develop this ourselves. This post is a short writeup about the collaboration, hardware we developed, the process and my part in the work.
On my blog I want to tag certain posts as “work” so that I can create a separate page that serves as a portfolio of my work. Because the date of the post isn’t always the date of the work I’ve done, some customisations were needed that were not directly available on the web or the Jekyll documentation.
I’ve added a category and custom date to the post’s front matter:
This gives us the necessary information to create a list of posts and a date to order them by. To solve the sorting issue, I used the following code: