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.
Episodes (Total: 79 / Page: 1)
Oct. 12, 2017 · 01:10:14
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 · 00:37:25
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 · 00:35:06
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 · 00:56:26
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
Sept. 14, 2017 · 00:28:38
Ryan Peterson, CEO of Finger Food talks about the work his company is doing for clients by applying Artificial Intelligence and IOT to the major platforms of mixed reality, augmented reality and virtual reality. Ryan talks about pivoting his company early-on with Co-Founder and CTO, Trent Shumay, from originally being a video gaming company, to now being a software and hardware development firm for big enterprises and growing the company to over 100 employees with no VC funding. Ryan also discusses his vision of what we might expect in 5 years related to robotics, artificial intelligence and mixed reality. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full show notes can be found at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/ryanpeterson
Sept. 7, 2017 · 00:39:52
Caspar Thykier, Co-Founder and CEO of Zappar explores Zappar’s mission of democratizing AR, VR and MR, creating tools for thousands of developers to create content and deploy quickly and easily. Caspar discusses the impact of Apple’s ARKit, Google’s ARCore, QRCodes, ZapCodes, ZapWorks and more. 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/casparthykier
Aug. 31, 2017 · 00:32:10
Avery Bedows, CEO of Altar joins us to discuss thinking in 3D. We discuss how his company is creating a platform to think and present in VR and AR, applying insights from the Method of Loci and cognitive science research. Avery discusses Altar’s early release on Steam for VR and how they’re porting the experience to AR using the Apple ARKit and Google’s recently announced ARCore. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full show notes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/averybedows
Aug. 24, 2017 · 00:26:37
Adina Shanholtz, Technology Evangelist from Microsoft discusses VR/MR, immersive media, HoloLens and more. You can follow Adina on Twitter at @feytechnologist. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full show notes at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/adinashanholtz
Aug. 17, 2017 · 00:42:40
Mike Boland, Founder and Chief Analyst at ARtillry discusses what Apple's ARKit means for all of us, and how developers, content creators, and brands should be looking to leverage it. We discuss the scale of ARKit being launched in iOS 11, the top industries that will be effected, monetization and potential new ad formats in AR, and the new AR ecosystem being created by Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Snap. Full show notes can be found at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/mikeboland
Aug. 10, 2017 · 00:40:47
Rob Ogden, EVP of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development at Madison Wells Media discusses the emerging VR entertainment market. Rob discusses MWM’s work through its VR division, Reality One, with Wevr and Director Jon Favreau to produce Gnomes & Goblins, MWM’s work with Sony Pictures in creating the Passengers VR Experience, based on the movie Passengers, and offers insights into the future growth and monetization opportunities of VR in the entertainment industry. Rob Ogden’s contact information on Twitter: @robogden365 and Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/robogden and Madison Wells Media http://www.madisonwellsmedia.com/.   Full episode show notes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/robogden
Aug. 3, 2017 · 00:34:17
Jeanne Kelly, the Director of Product Design and Experience at A&E; Networks and TechLab in New York City joins Nathan to talk about how A&E; is approaching VR & AR content. Jeanne also shares her thoughts on some of the current challenges the industry faces as it continues to work on get more users to adopt the platform and much more. Have a listen and let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected]   Full show notes available at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/jeannekelly
July 27, 2017 · 00:40:22
This week Amit Chetal of Cisco joins Nathan to talk about the importance of data gathering in the world of VR & AR as society looks to continue using technology in a variety of ways to help optimize a wide variety of industries. 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/amitchetal  
July 20, 2017 · 00:50:10
This week Kevin talks with Steven Bambury who is the Head of Digital Learning and Innovation across the JESS Dubai schools in Dubai. Steven shares all sorts of experiences as he has helped to introduce students to a variety of forms of virtual and augmented reality devices and software including Google Tilt Brush and the HTC Vive. For full show notes, visit: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/stevenbambury
July 13, 2017 · 00:38:17
It is hard to believe but it has been over a year since the VRAR Association founder Nathan Pettyjohn has joined us on the Everything VR & AR Podcast, so we thought it would be a good time to catch up on what all has been going on with the VRARA along with getting Nathan's thoughts on how the industry has grown over the last 12+ months. We also discuss what are some of the new goings on at his company, Aisle411. Full show notes available at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/nathanpettyjohn
July 6, 2017 · 00:33:20
This week, Yulio Founder, CEO and Managing Director Rob Kendal joins Kevin to talk about how Toronto based Yulio helps turn 3D content into immersive experiences. We also discuss what Rob's first VR experience was like along with how he feels that Yulio stands out from others in the space. Also, make sure to check out the Yulio blog as there is a lot of great posts from the company there, many of which have come from client feedback and perspectives. Full show notes can be found at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/robkendal
June 28, 2017 · 00:38:40
Sometimes we use technology and our devices to escape from the day to day stress of the world we live in. Our guest this week, Nick Alcid, has started a company called Escape to Virtual Reality that offers people a chance to do just that without needing to spend hundreds of dollars on equipment. Based in Los Angeles California, Escape to Virtual Reality gives visitors a chance to have some fun with family and friends in a virtual reality environment in which they can play a variety of games. Have a listen to learn more about this company, what they hope to do within the community and also how you can save some money on this experience when you stop in next time you are in the LA area. Let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected] Full show notes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/nickalcid
June 22, 2017 · 00:25:22
Learn more about the VR/AR scene in Dubai from Salman Yusuf who is the Founder & Managing Director of a company named Takeleap which has been in business since 2013 providing clients a wide range of services to help bring their businesses into the VR/AR age. Hear Salman talk about his responsibilities as Managing Director along with why he feels Dubai is poised to be one of the big players in the industry. Salman Yusuf was also named as one of the Top 100 Influential People in Dubai by Arabian Business and Takeleap was named a Top 50 UAE Startup by Forbes Middle East.   Full show notes can be found at http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/salmanyusuf
June 16, 2017 · 00:34:47
New Reality Arts founder Jodi Schiller is our guest this week and we chat about what led to the creation of the company along with why she also founded the rapidly growing ARVR Meetup for Women in San Francisco. If you are looking for a company to help you get noticed at trade shows and other events utilizing VR & AR technologies, make sure to reach out to Jodi and the team at New Reality Arts to see how they can help you do just that. Also, if you are in the Bay area and would like to check out the ARVR Meetup for Women, join their Meetup group and stop in at an upcoming Meetup event. Full shownotes can be found at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/jodischiller   Let us know what you think about this episode by sending us an email to [email protected]
June 9, 2017 · 00:42:28
Learn more about how MetaVRse continues to establish themselves as an industry force to be reckoned with from two of the companies founders, CEO Alan Smithson and President Dan Flatt. We also talk about what brought these two together along with what they see as challenges to the growth of the industry based on their conversations with current, and prospective partners. Make sure to have a look at their blog as well which is full of wonderful industry information such as articles like this.   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/metavrse
May 31, 2017 · 00:45:18
What does a Wall Street stockbroker, turned actor, turned teacher, turned inventor, turned author have to do with virtual and augmented reality? Listen as iOgrapher founder and CEO David Basulto shares his story as to how he got to this point in his interesting career along with what he feels is necessary for VR & AR to succeed moving forward. Full shownotes at: http://thevrara.com/podcast-posts/iographer