ResearchVR Podcast - The Science of Virtual Reality

030 - Let's make a 360 Video! Round-table with Sacha Tueni and Robert Scoble

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On this week’s episode we are excited to host most amazing guests: Sacha Tueni, a co-creator of Facebook Zero, now Mentor at UploadCollective, and Robert Scoble, the man who made Microsoft look good (or at least less evil, to quote on The Economist from February 15, 2005) to outer world, now Entrepreneur in Residence at UploadCollective. Sacha and Robert are sharing with us their experience and knowledge on what is and what will 360 videos be in the near future.


Here is a list of most prominent issues we've talked about:

  • life streaming functionalities
  • overview of current and upcoming technologies
  • minimalization of headsets
  • discovering 360 best practices
  • varying features of 360 cameras
  • removing barriers
  • strategy tags
  • use cases for 360 live streaming
  • several 360 view points
  • predictions for 2017


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We are three Cognitive Scientists discussing Virtual Reality and Cognitive Research, Industry News, and Design Implications! We actively research different aspects of the field, and are involved in various companies related to the topic of VR. With this podcast, we hope to use our commentary to bridge the gap between news and established science. We break down complex topics, discuss the current trends and their economical impacts, and broadcast our views on VR. Tune in and enjoy!

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