Research VR Podcast - The Science & Design of Virtual Reality

Can VR be used to train to shoot? With guest Ian Hamilton - 061

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Summary:

UploadVR Editor Ian Hamilton joins Az and Petr to talk about early VR stories, shares his impressions of the all-in-one headsets like Oculus Santa Cruz, and discusses the new Magic Leap investment and worries.

Our main topic of the week was Stanford professor Jeremy Bailenson's article about the potential of VR being used by perpetrators of mass shootings.

recorded: March 2018

2:40 - Ian covering the Oculus kickstarter at the Orange County Register

15:50 - Az's first ever volumetric Holographic call

20:00 - Eye tracking changes everything

27:00 - Oculus all in one 'Santa Cruz' headset impressions

39:20 - Fisker Automotive - Karma

46:00 - Karma mileage

47:00 - Dreamscape

52:00 - World of Tanks VR

59:00 - MAIN TOPIC: USING VR TO TRAIN TO SHOOT

59:01 - Jeremy Bailenson's CNN article

1:22:00 - Bailenson's tweet about curved bullets

1:35:20 - Radio Lab episode about guns

Guest: Ian Hamilton

Host: Az Balabanian

Cohost: Petr Legkov

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The Podcast behind the Science and Design of Virtual Reality and Spatial Computing.

By combining our background in Cognitive Science and VR Research, we break down important Neuroscience to extract Design principles.

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