ResearchVR Podcast - The Science of Virtual Reality

019 - Building the Metaverse

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Today on the show we are having with us Dedric Reid from HelloVR, with whom we are discussing levels of Presence.

HelloVR is a social VR experience, where the Metaverse is always persistent - the world lives on even if you are not there.

The key words Discussed in this episode:

  • Cogntitive Presence
  • Environmental vs Cognitive Presence
  • Altspace vs HelloVR
  • Massive Scale Simulations
  • Persistance on Presence
  • UX Terms: 10feet experience, 2feet experience


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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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