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The Emotion Behind Innovation

For ten years, the purpose-driven mission of Simiosys has been to “make the creative leaps that stimulate innovation for those who need it most.”  Our focus has been more on making a difference than making money. We partner with community centers to help solve society’s challenges that seek our help.  We are thrilled when we…

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MARS: Astronaut’s Sentence of Isolation

Simulated living quarters on Mars (left) compared to solitary confinement (right) We don’t tell our entertainment clients that hire us to design adventures on Mars about our work exploring real-life on Mars.  The difference between fantasy and reality is so stark, it just may kill all of the enthusiasm of their project.  However for us,…

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VR Arcades: do 2 wrongs make 1 right?

  As much as the idea of Virtual Reality (VR) Arcades excites us, should we not consider that these are two concepts have already died a dramatic death in the marketplace before? So it seems that these businesses and products have come and gone.  Now we are putting them together at IAAPA like we did…

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Story Explorers Pioneering New Horizons Simiosys’s Christopher Stapleton launches the Virtual World Society’s Story Explorers at the Augmented World Expo (AWE) EU 2017 in Munich Germany. Panel discussion features pioneers, Valentino M, Navid Nassir, Anastasia Miron, sharing ways to apply stories to transform lives. Watch Video Proceedings Language of VR,  the Augmented World Expo Simiosys’s…

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Mission LEAP Mock-Up

Mission LEAP: Mission LEAP (Lunar Expedition for Astronaut Pioneers) is a unique approach to museum exhibit design that uses a combination of story, play, and game to engage the audience in a role-playing and cooperative problem solving environment. We prototyped the entire exhibit and invited kids from a local school to interact, as if they…

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Phydgital Interspace

The Phydgtial InterSpace is a prototype design testing our approach to teaching innovation skills within informal learning environments. We presented the prototype as an experiment in our Storefront innovation Playtank, hosted at Urban ReThink. Users interact with physical objects that have an impact on a digital environmental simulation. They are encouraged to learn through experimentation…