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IN THE NEWS
I am a Designer and Prototyper, currently at
Previously, I worked with Microsoft and Meta.
New York Augmented Reality
Premiere announcement and presentation of realitygroup.org beta.
CultOfMac Featured My Work
Recent viral AR prototypes generated over 550k impressions on Twitter.
New York Augmented Reality
The third meetup featuring an app spotlight of macOS reality.
Released Case Study
Building the Next-Gen AR OS
Envisioning the next generation of operating systems designed for AR glasses.
Released Case Study
The Future of Automobility
Leveraging autonomous driving technology to disrupt the car industry.
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Most recent outstanding, award-winning, and viral case studies or products, and announcements.
Microsoft Mixed Reality
Jul 2021 - Jul 2022
Defining the Key Experiences of Consumer AR
At Microsoft, I have lead the experiences of a new product initiative in the field of AR. Besides defining product experience vision, I have iterated on detailed UX and interactions of novel spatial computing patterns.
JUN 2020 - SEP 2020
Shaping the Future of Virtual Social Interaction
I got the chance to join Facebook Reality Labs (AR/VR design team) in Seattle, WA and worked on the future of avatars as part of the metaverse software design team.
Building the Next Generation AR Operating System
Envisioning the next generation of operating systems designed for AR glasses that will replace traditional computers and 2D monitors by enabling powerful productivity in 3D space.
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Shipped products I have founded, co-founded, and/or built.
Connecting the World's AR, VR, MR Community
Reality Group is your gateway into the XR communtiy, whether you are a beginner aspiring to break into the industry and get hired or an experienced candidate looking to network, increase reach of your personal brand, and develop new skills.
Discover my collection of selected proof of concepts.
The Future of Auto Mobility
Leveraging autonomous driving technology to disrupt an industry that has largely remained the same for more than a century.
Envisioning the Evolution of Social Streaming
Building a virtual theater experience where users can watch, chat, and socialize with people worldwide.
Richmond Times Dispatch
The Future of Local News
Shifting young people's news consumption from social media to interactive hyper-personalized news apps.
Building a Social Music Metaverse
Addressing Spotify’s lack of social interaction by enabling immersive music discovery in interconnected virtual worlds.
Envisioning the Future of Augmented Reality
An optimistic concept about the bright future of consumer Augmented Reality technology.
Nmy Speed Racer
Building Advanced VR Through Motion Simulation
Combining Virtual Reality with motion simulation to create a stunning hyperreality experience.
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In the News
A small selection of articles from global news papers and websites featuring my work. For a longer dynamic list, please click
Apple’s ‘RealityOS’ may be a baby step into a new computing paradigm
This mockup by the designer Dominik Hofacker provides a plausible suggestion of how Apple might present its new approach to personal computing to the world.
References to 'realityOS' spotted in Apple code
If you'd like to get an idea of what realityOS might look like, check out these concept illustrations from Dominik Hofacker, posted by the well-known dev Steve Troughton-Smith.
Virtual Screens in AR
We can’t help but notice how the videos imagine using AR glasses to easily add multiple virtual screens. As a matter of fact, Dominik Hofacker recently shared on Twitter a really well-done concept video imagining adding extra virtual screens to your Mac via an Apple AR accessory.
Cult of Mac
Amazing AR concept shows a big, big future for MacBook displays
An AR concept video shows how virtual displays could appear next to real ones, making the user more productive without having to carry around all that hardware.
XD Student Reimagines Mac Operating System
How might the advent of AR technology redefine how we interact with computers? That’s the question Dominik Hofacker (XD, 2021) wanted to answer in his project for Berwyn Hung’s Experimentation class at the Brandcenter.
BCsprint Brings Clients DoorDash and Peloton to the Brandcenter
The winning team for Peloton was a group of roommates, giving them the opportunity to work together in-person. The team was made up of Dominik Hofacker (XD, 2021), Thomas Freeman (ST, 2021), Hannah Berling (AD, 2021) and Chelsie Kelly (CW, 2021).
This macOS reality Concept Is Pretty Cool
MacRumors (~1 million followers on Twitter) featured my project macOS reality in a tweet.
macOs in AR: So könnte ein virtueller Mac aussehen
Nur eine Zukunftsstudie, aber eine faszinierende: Ein Mac erscheint auf dem Schreibtisch nur mit ”Apple Glasses” initiiert.
This macOS concept drags the Mac into the future with augmented reality
Those of a certain age will remember watching Tom Cruise working his futuristic computer in Minority Report and, if this concept is any indication, we could get something similar via the humble Mac.
Cult of Mac
Awesome macOS concept imagines the AR iMac of the future
A designer’s radical new concept shows what future Macs could look like if augmented reality glasses replaced the computers’ physical screens.
Apple Augmented Reality Smartglasses Concept Tests Futuristic Fashion Approach
The concept design comes from Berlin-based Dominik Hofacker who recently posted it on the ConceptsiPhone YouTube channel.
Cult of Mac
Apple AR glasses concept is both futuristic and retro
An artist created a vision for a set of augmented reality glasses running a new Apple operating system. His concept video is built around the strong evidence that Apple is designing just such a product.
Discover my collection of publications and blog posts about personal important topics.
Transition To AR Glasses
Dec 14, 2020
Why You Should Use VR to Prototype AR
You don't have to wait for the release of AR glasses to think about your business in 3D. Here's why.
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