Research VR Podcast - The Science & Design 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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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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