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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

Cory Key & Gina Scarpulla of Discovery Communications with Tyler Gates of Washington DC Chapter

11/15/2018
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Tyler Gates, who is the Principal of Brightline Interactive & President of the VRARA DC Chapter, talked with Cory Key and Gina Scarpulla of Discovery Communications at a past event held by the VRARA DC Chapter. Connect with Tyler Gates at https://www.linkedin.com/in/gatestyler/ Connect with Cory Key, VP Digital, Discovery Communications at https://www.linkedin.com/in/corykey/ Connect with Gina Scarpulla, Supervising Producer, Discovery Communications at...

Duration:00:12:52

Alexander Goldman & Jeremy Kirshbaum of SixerVR

11/15/2018
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Alexander Goldman and Jeremy Kirshbaum (co-founders) of SixerVR, a research and prototyping outfit are our guests this week. They have been building worldscale VR experiences (50m+ x 50m+ play area) for the Vive Focus outdoors, most of which are designed to be played on soccer fields. On this episode we are talking about worldscale VR, its unique affordances, and whether 'location-based experiences' might have a future beyond arcades and dedicated spaces. Get in contact with Alex and...

Duration:00:44:38

Michael Conelly and Paula Fairchild of Blackthorn Media

11/8/2018
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Michael Conelly, President & Creative Director of Blackthorn Media with is an Academy and Emmy award-winning team of content creators, Paula Fairchild, an accomplished sound designer. We discuss their latest project, Caliban Below, an immersive VR experience set in 1680 in Northern Italy where you, Caliban, have to learn why you’ve been trapped in a dream. Caliban Below is available now on Steam. Michael is a VFX creator turned VR Director. He is a prolific visual effects designer with...

Duration:01:13:21

Oliver Noteware and Alice Formwalt of Street Smarts VR

11/1/2018
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We are joined by Oliver Noteware Co-Founder & CEO and Alice Formwalt, Co-founder & CPO Street Smarts VR, which provides immersive virtual reality simulations for reality-based training of law enforcement and public safety personnel. Their mission is to improve policing outcomes and officer safety. Streeet Smarts VR recently won a $25,000 business grant from Bob Evans Farms (and a one-on-one mentoring session with Daymond John) to help further grow the company and provide more law...

Duration:00:35:56

Tim Nakonechniy of Live Animations

10/25/2018
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We are joined by Tim Nakonechniy, CMO at Live Animations, who is talking with us from Kiev, Ukraine. Live Animations is an international IT company specializing in the development of innovative products with augmented reality (AR) for children. Live Animations has released 4 world-famous children's books with Little Hippo: "Little Red Riding Hood", "Three Little Pigs", "Velvet Rabbit", "Masha and the Three Bears". Books with augmented reality have already appeared on the shelves of 3,650...

Duration:00:43:40

Sam Watts of Make Real

10/18/2018
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Our guest is Sam Watts, Director of Immersive Technologies at Make Real. Make Real, develops immersive digital products for learning and change. This includes virtual reality, augmented reality and serious games for global customers. In previous leadership roles, Sam has delivered and supported dozens of digital products at Zynga, NCsoft, Kerb and Epic. Clients have included BBC, EDF Energy, Sky and Sony PlayStation. Find out more on Make Real at http://www.makereal.co.uk/ and connect...

Duration:00:34:57

James Giglio of MVP Interactive

10/11/2018
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James Giglio, Founder & CEO, of MVP Interactive is our guest. MVP Interactive enhances brand experiences through custom-built experiential technology such as virtual reality, augmented reality, gesture, facial morphing, social media platforms and mobile applications. James has been working with Coca-Cola (among other major brands) over the past few years to create in-venue and out-of-venue experiences and programs that are on the forefront of experiential technology. MVP Interactive has...

Duration:00:41:14

Mark Milstein of Microstock Solutions and VRmeta

10/4/2018
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On this episode we are joined by Mark Milstein, Founder & Managing Director at Microstock Solutions & Creator of VRmeta. VRmeta allows you to effectively meta-tag your immersive media content to ensure that it's searchable and monetizable via search. Mark has a fascinating story of how he built Microstock Solutions, and how it lead to the new services of VRmeta, a service that seems applicable to most any content creator in the immersive media space. VRmeta is offering to every VR/AR...

Duration:00:27:37

Dan Burgar of the Vancouver VR/AR Association Chapter

9/27/2018
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Dan Burgar, Vancouver Chapter President of the VR/AR Association, and notably, the Vancouver chapter is one of the largest and fastest growing chapters globally. Dan is also a writer for VRScout, one of the world’s leading immersive media companies, reaching over 250 million people. Dan is also a contributing writer for the Daily Hive and he travels the world speaking at industry conferences regarding trends in VR/AR and immersive media technologies. Dan talks about the Vancouver VR/AR...

Duration:00:29:23

Kris Kolo of the VR/AR Association returns

9/19/2018
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Kris Kolo, the Global Executive Director of the VR/AR Association, makes a return appearance to the podcast. Kris talks about industry insights he’s seeing at a global level, the upcoming VR/AR Global Summit related to speakers, topics and experiences you can expect, and it goes into detail about the VRARA industry committees, white papers, and ecosystem reports being generated by these association committees. We also discuss some of Kris’s and my predictions for the coming years in...

Duration:00:29:07

Alan Smithson of MetaVRse

9/13/2018
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Alan Smithson, CEO of MetaVRse joins us to talk about MetaVRse and their vCommerce (Virtual & Augmented Reality for Retail and eCommerce). MetaVRse is also building the XR Learning Centre and was recently accepted to the Museum of the Future Accelerator in Dubai. Alan is a LinkedIn VR/AR thought leader with millions of views of his articles and videos. We also talk about his upcoming keynotes at the VR/AR Global Summit in Vancouver with topics including Virtual Conferences of the Future,...

Duration:00:48:36

Mfon Akpan of National Louis University

9/6/2018
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On this episode we talk with Mfon Akpan Assistant Professor of Business at National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. Mfon discusses the powerful opportunities that we have to apply VR in education. Mfon was originally inspired by the game Second Life, and began thinking about how VR could be applied in a game-like setting to teach auditing and accounting practices in an applied environment. He is now forging new ground in the University education ecosystem that you’ll find...

Duration:00:37:46

Anne-Marie Enns of the VR/AR Global Summit

9/4/2018
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Anne-Marie Enns, Executive Producer of the VR/AR Global Summit, shares with us the inside scoop on what to expect at the Global Summit conference, taking place in Vancouver on September 21-22 2018 at the PARQ Hotel & Casino. We talk about speakers, topics, workshops, the startup pitchfest, business speed dating, after-parties and more. This is a fun discussion on the excitement around VR/AR, Vancouver and the global leaders coming together. To connect with Anne-Marie about exhibiting or...

Duration:00:25:58

Reekita Sha Alias Gala of Virtual Marketing Revolution

7/26/2018
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We are joined by Reekita Shah Alias Gala who is the Founder of Virtual Marketing Revolution (VMR), which is an organization that hosts events in Virtual Reality for the Marketing Industry and also co-founder of Virtual marketing Revolution and founder of VRARE. We have a fascinating discussion about how here team is building a VR conference platform, and how they’re taking consideration of the social networking elements of conferences in VR. Reekita also discusses industry trends and her...

Duration:00:34:37

Mafalda Ricca of GEMA Digital

7/19/2018
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We are joined by Mafalda Ricca, who is the Executive Sales & Marketing Director (Tech and Tourism Sector) of GEMA (Jemma) Digital. GEMA Digital develops immersive and interactive experiences for events, brand activations and museums. Virtual reality, augmented reality, holograms, interactive installations, video-mapping and 4D rooms are examples of what our working animals produce everyday. Mafalda discusses some of the exciting implementations their team has done in Portugal, Mexico,...

Duration:00:21:41

Nick Busietta of Liminal VR

7/12/2018
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Nick Busietta, Managing Director of Liminal VR is our guest for this episode. Liminal VR is working with a global network of developers, to help create short virtual reality experiences that are designed to empower people to consciously choose how they want to feel and perform. Nick goes on to explain the details of this fascinating challenge that his team is overcoming in VR of using entertainment to help achieve targeted psychological outcomes. Liminal VR is also currently taking...

Duration:00:27:50

Eran Helft and Dror Spindel of Halo Labs

7/5/2018
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Halo Labs Co-Founder and CEO Eran Helft along with Co-Founder and CMO Dror Spindel join us on this episode of Everything VR & AR. Halo Labs is a VR/AR prototyping, design and collaboration solution. Halo brings all aspects of VR/AR product design under one roof in order to help product and design teams with a fast and efficient way to plan, visualize and communicate VR/AR concepts. Eran and Dror talk about how they started the company and how it’s growing. We also discuss 3 main verticals...

Duration:00:28:58

Tyler Kem of Visionary Tax

6/28/2018
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Tyler Kem, Founder and CEO of Visionary Tax is our guest on this episode. Visionary Tax is a R&D tax credit consulting firm focused on providing valuable tax expertise to the emerging technology industries including artificial intelligence, blockchain, fintech, software development including virtual and augmented reality. Tyler talks about how R&D tax credits work, how they evolved, activities and expenses that qualify, and how foreign companies doing R&D work in the US can benefit. This is...

Duration:00:23:07

John Sallaway of vSpatial

6/21/2018
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We’re joined today on the show by John Sallaway, CEO and Co-Founder of vSpatial. vSpatial is redefining the way we meet, and the way we work with VR meetings and offices, allowing people to work from anywhere. John talks about the unique user interface their team built, and the amazingly vast amount of usability within vSpatial whereby they’e integrated most any browser or application you can use on your laptop, into vSpatial. Learn more at www.vspatial.com or contact John at...

Duration:00:29:47

Siddharth Saxena of Oblix

6/14/2018
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This episode we talk with Siddharth Saxena, Founder & CEO of Oblix, a VR startup based in Brooklyn New York. Siddarth joins us to discuss their first product release - Go Guess - which is a multiplayer geographic guessing game for virtual reality. It's now available on Steam for Rift and coming soon on VIVE. Siddharth talks about how their team concepted and built the experience, and where the game is headed in the future. He also talks about the industry’s distribution challenges, and how...

Duration:00:33:43