Research VR Podcast - The Science & Design of Virtual Reality

052 - Mood Altering VR apps with TRIPP Inc

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First part was as usual dedicated to most impactful VR News that Azad and Petr discussed together with the Guests. And speaking of the guests:
"Change the way you feel" is the slogan behind the fresh start up TRIPP Inc. As they were recently in the headlines with a 4 Million investment round, we decided to invite Zachary Norman
(President & Co-Founder) and Nanea Reeves
(CEO & Co-Founder) to this episode. After the news section we talked about Mood Altering VR experiences and how the TRIPP Inc team is building one themselves.

051 - Does the Pimax 8K VR actually work?

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Solo Show w/ Az and Petr talking about:
- Dissecting the mythical 8K Pimax Headset
- Novel mobile AR apps (Magic Sudoku, etc)
- Petr's VR research paper submission at VRST 2017
- Az's new ventures (azadux Creative Production)
- Listener meetup at Oculus Connect 4??

Tune in and don't forget to share, like and rate!

050 - VR/AR landscape with Unity & Nvidia

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This is a very special episode recored at the end of Digility 2017. This time, both Josh Naylor (Senior Evangelist bei Unity) and Dominic Eskofier (Head of Virtual Reality EMEAI bei NVIDIA) joined Petr for a deep insightful discussion on the AR/VR landscape. Tune in!

049 - VR Guns in H3VR

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This week we talked to Anton Hand about the science behind building realistic guns in Shooting Range Sim #H3VR! We had a wonderful discussion and a lot of secrets have been unveiled. Tune in!

048 - Reconstructing the world in 3D w/ Photogrammetry

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Once again we were live from VR! And this time the main topic was focused on capturing reality photogrammetry process and results azad had himself. As usual we discussed the most recent VR news and had a lot of fun joking around. Check the Live Video Stream at our Facebook or Twitter page or listen just to the audio via the podcast.

047 - Does Mobile AR Matter?

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And again we were hosting live from WITHIN Bigscreen. The Main topic this time was: Does Mobile AR Matter? Also Petr and Azad talked about:

- Petr using the Strider VR treadmill,
- New information about Nvidia's Varifocal lenses,
- And smelling in VR!

The live video recording can be found at our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ResearchVR/videos/493007451049763 .
Alternatively it can be found under our Twitter page: https://twitter.com/ResearchVRcast/status/896784940334891008 .

045 - The 5K Resolution Headset by VRgineers

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VRgineers is a Prague-based VR Hardware Startup. We discussed their 5k VR Headset at CeBit2017 with Marek Polčák. He was looking for the transformative VR that would finally fulfill the promise laid out when virtual reality was introduced as a concept. Since nothing like what he envisioned existed, Marek decided to build his own VR equipment using his knowledge and tenacity. How tough was it to build it? What are the opportunities for such a standing out device? Those questions and more are answered in this episode.

044 - Music in VR with Zach Jaffe from Subpac

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An episode on Audio, Vibrations and Subwoofer (and all the good vibes) with Zach Jaffe from Subpac. They are working on physical audio technologies that are incorporated into their product, the Subpac. Ever wondered what sound is? Or why it is important for VR? Tune in!

043 - How VR is helping patients learn about heart diseases

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Why would one use virtual reality in Hospitals? Computer Graphics was used since long time in Medicine to explain complex issues. Using virtual reality is just the next step, to be able to visualise the body that is an awesome 3d machine itself in virtual space. This is useful as so far everything was flat and fixed while the only way to experience a Body was to do an autopsy yourself. The Heart VR Project is an education experience showing various congenital heart defects. Unlike a heart attack, those defects are born with. The heart is a very complex structure so using VR is helping the doctors visualising a heart on the go - right in their head. Nurses, Doctors and Students - they all are able to learn faster and easier. Tune in for the great discussion to learn more about it!

About this podcast

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.

Each week, we feature the companies, founders, and researchers that are shapers of this Immersive Tech Industry.

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by Az Balabanian & Petr Legkov

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