Everything VR & AR

Everything VR & AR
By The VRAR Association
About this podcast
Everything VR & AR is a weekly podcast covering technologists, enthusiasts, and companies with real world deployments of virtual reality and augmented reality experiences. Learn from interviews with the leaders in gaming, entertainment, productivity, enterprise, social, education, medicine, software, hardware, psychology and more. This podcast covers everything that is VR and AR including the hottest topics and news in virtual reality and augmented reality. Nathan Pettyjohn, Founder of the VR/AR Association is your host.
Latest episodes
Dec. 7, 2017
David Trainor, Founder and Principal of Sentireal joins us this week on the Everything VR & AR Podcast. Sentireal specializes in developing apps that deliver personalized education and training experiences using VR/AR. David discusses how VR/AR content itself is generated using machine learning and artificial intelligence technology so that each user automatically gets a tailored experience. Sentireal serves many industries including medical and healthcare education and training and other other safety-critical training areas in industries such as health & safety, law enforcement, construction and aerospace. David is also currently Co-chair of the Training Committee which derives best practices and recommendations for using virtual and augmented reality for training applications. You can apply to join the committee at www.thevrara.com/training. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full shownotes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/sentireal
Nov. 30, 2017
Pleased to be joined by Jim Malcom, the General Manager of Humaneyes Technologies in North America. This is a fascinating discussion on the current and future state of VR and 360 video. We talk hardware, software, distribution, monetization opportunities and the recent Vuze VR Camera being on the International Space Station in partnership with National Geographic and much more. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected]    Connect with Jim Malcom and Humaneyes Technologies: Web - Humaneyes.com Email [email protected]   Full shownotes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/humaneyes  
Nov. 22, 2017
Martin Herdina, CEO of Wikitude joins us on the show to discuss how Wikitude created an augmented reality engine that empowers thousands of developers globally with iOS, Android & Smart Glasses apps to deliver AR, Image & Object Tracking, Instant tracking (SLAM) and Geo AR. Martin discusses the challenges it took to overcome the growth cycle of AR after starting the company in 2009 and how that perseverance has evolved into one of the largest AR developer tools today. We also discuss the impact of ARKit and ARCore on Wikitude and the industry overall. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full shownotes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/wikitude
Nov. 16, 2017
We’re joined on the show by Tracey Wiedmeyer, CTO of InContext Solutions, a global leader in scalable cloud-based virtual reality solutions for retail, dedicated to optimizing the in-store shopper experience. Tracey talks about how brands and retailers are using VR to test new merchandising layouts, product packaging and shopper engagement. He also talks more about their new VR collaboration tools that allow brands and retailers to work together in real-time within a VR experience to test new learnings and ultimately save valuable time to market with new concepts. Full shownotes available at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/traceywiedmeyer
Nov. 2, 2017
Gal Schvebish, Co-Founder and CEO of Snaappy joins us on the show to discuss how Snaappy has created an AR communication platform and social app that allows users to create and edit AR content, create AR characters, messages and videos with friends. Think of Snaappy like a “Facebook Messenger meets Snapchat”. Gal discusses the company’s mission of connecting users with a smile on their face, and how their Snaappy character is scaling globally. Reach out to Snaappy for more information at www.snaappy.com. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected]   Connect with Gal Schvebish and Snaappy: Web - Snaappy.com Email - [email protected]   Full shownotes available at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/snaappy
Oct. 26, 2017
Today on the show we are joined by Brad Scoggin, Co-Founder and CEO of SpringboardVR. Brad talks about his company’s rapid growth over the last 12 months, and offers incredible insights on the location-based VR marketplace. SpringboardVR has created a system for launching and managing VR Arcades, and licenses that system to other arcades all over the world. You can connect with Brad at [email protected] Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected]   Connect with Brad Scoggin and SpringboardVR: Web - SpringboardVR.com Email - [email protected]   Full shownotes can be found at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/bradscoggin  
Oct. 12, 2017
This week we revisit an interview with Karl Guttag from December 2016 in which we talk about Magic Leap and patents. Due to this weeks Magic Leap news regarding a recent deal with Madefire and comic book immersion we thought it might interest you.   Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full shownotes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/karlguttag2
Oct. 5, 2017
On this episode we are joined by Amy Peck who is the founder of EndeavorVR, a leading global VR/AR strategy & consulting firm, co-founder of BoundlessXR, a simulation & training platform, and is also Head of Enterprise Strategy at UploadVR. Amy speaks regularly on Enterprise VR and has long been an AR/VR evangelist. She holds several advisory roles and is Co-chair of the VRARA Enterprise Committee. Amy launched the Enterprise division at Leap Motion before starting her own company. Her own personal mission is to see AR/VR fundamentally improve every aspect of our lives with the goal of making this technology accessible and transformative for everyone. #VRARForAll You can reach out to Amy on twitter at @virtualgirlNY or online at http://endeavorvr.com. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full shownotes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/amypeck
Sept. 28, 2017
Jesse Schell, CEO of Schell Games and a professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center joins us on the show today. Schell Games is a full-service game design and development company headquartered in Pittsburg. Schell Games is one of the largest independent game studios in the US, with clients that include Disney, The Fred Rogers Company, Oculus, Seaworld Entertainment, PBS Kids, and more. Jesse talks about their latest VR game called “I Expect you to Die” that recently hit over $1M in revenue. He also talks about the future of multiplayer VR, and gives us a glimpse into what we can expect to experience in 5 years. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full shownotes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/jesseschell
Sept. 21, 2017
Today we’re joined on the show by Shel Israel, a Partner at the Transformation Group and we are discussing Augmented Reality and the Future of Work. Shel co-founded TG in early 2017 by Shel and Robert Scoble, where they’re dedicated to helping big brands develop and implement Mixed Reality (MR) strategies. Shel discusses the applications of AR and AI related to consumer facing businesses like retail, real-estate, and travel. We dive into industrial and enterprise industries, AR advertising and marketing, 3D AI avatars and how the healthcare, medicine and pharmaceutical industries will need to rethink their entire businesses based on the impact of AR and artificial intelligence. Listeners of the show can receive a $20 discount to the Transformation Group’s online course on AR in the Workforce taking place October 2, 2017 at 10 am pacific time by using offer code VRARA2. Find Shel at www.transformationgroup.io Full shownotes can be found at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/shelisrael