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VRScout Report - Discover the Best in VR

Weekly virtual reality and augmented reality news wrap-up featuring a revolving roundtable of VR and AR revolutionaries.
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Dec 19, 2016

Jimmy Fallon’s new virtual reality segment, Facebook launches live 360 video, party with your Facebook friends in VR, content studios’ new monetization models, funding wrapup, and more…

Special thanks to featured guest: Jenn Duong, Director of VR at 1215 Creative, Co-founder of SHIIFT, and Women in VR / @jenndefer - http://1215creative.com/

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Dec 12, 2016

Oculus Rift Touch controllers are HERE! Google Daydream's impressive video lineup, controversy surrounds secretive AR company Magic Leap, HTC Vive's new in-house content studio, funding wrapup, and more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Dec 5, 2016

Google makes music for Daydream, using AR to solve crimes, downgraded headset sales projections, prepping human head transplant for reality w/ VR, see your unborn child w/ VR, funding wrapup, and more…  

Special thanks to featured guest Jesse Damiani of VRScout

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Nov 21, 2016

Google Earth in VR is a rush, Facebook analyzes your face w/ augmented reality, GE uses AR to talk to machines, the funding wrapup, cure lazy eye with VR, and more…

Special guest: Cris Miranda, Host of EnterVR podcast and Director of Marketing for Vivid Vision - http://seevividly.com/ - Check out Episode 46 of the Real Virtual Show podcast for the interview with Cris

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Nov 14, 2016
Google Daydream is here, Snap Inc’s crazy product launch with Snapchat’s Spectacles, Apple has a patent for augmented reality maps, construction giant Caterpillar licenses AR products from ScopeAR, money and funding update, and more... featuring special guest @JesseDamiani from @VRScout

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Nov 7, 2016
NFL announces a 360 video series, Intel buys live streaming VR company Voke, indigenous languages live on with VR, Unity announces big updates for developers, Microsoft’s line of VR headsets, Apple could be using VR to develop self-driving car software, money & funding, and more… Special guest is Ryan A. Bell, Head of Studio for VRScout
 
Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Oct 24, 2016

Co-founded by Alison Raby and James Hanusa, Digital Raign is empowering the "reality revolution" via a deep commitment to conscious creation and community. The first (un)conference for this impact-focused group was at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California with a curated list of attendees with varied backgrounds - from astrophysicists to CPAs to virtual reality filmmakers. Jesse Damiani sets us up for a series of mini-interviews by Malia Probst, who gets unique perspectives from: Kyle Sleeper, co-founder of BlackBox TV Studios; Evonne (Evo) Heyning from ExO Works; Erika Barraza from Singularity University; Cris Miranda of Vivid Vision and EnterVR; Barry Pousman, CEO of Variable Labs; and investor Andy Lurling. The reality revolution is here. Stay tuned - www.digitalraign.com

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Oct 24, 2016

The pulse on PlayStation VR, USA Today’s parent company premieres VR news show, the NBA to stream 1 game/week in virtual reality with NextVR, Google wants YOU, investment & funding wrapup, and more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Oct 10, 2016
The developers behind the titles at Oculus Connect 3: Steve Ip from VRScout chats with the makers of Arktika.1, an FPS from 4A Games; SingSpace, a karaoke experience from Harmonix, the creators of Guitar Hero and Rock Band; and Luna, a soothing storybook world puzzle game from Funomena.
 
Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Oct 10, 2016
Oculus Connect 3 was full of announcements, and Malia Probst gets insights and takeaways from: Max Cohen, VP of Mobile at Oculus; Raj Rao of uSens; Ela Darling of Cam4; Tahdg Kelly of VReal; and Ashley Pinnick of California Rex.
 
Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Sep 26, 2016

Snapchat and the upcoming Spectacles, Palmer Luckey’s political controversy, the price of the Oculus Touch controllers, brainwaves that choose your virtual date, Hulu and HuffPost RYOT team up for serialized VR content, and more… Special thanks to our guest Julia Sourikoff, Head of VR and 360 for Tool - http://toolofna.com/

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Sep 19, 2016
New 360 toys on iOS, Hololens is helping elevator technicians, VR might help you control your dreams, Apple CEO Tim Cook on augmented reality, VR/AR industry funding wrapup, and more...
 
Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Sep 13, 2016

Oculus Story Studio's Henry wins Emmy, NASA training astronauts with virtual reality gloves, Snapchat flirts with augmented reality, HTC Vive tries to go wireless, and iPhone lays potential plans for VR/AR...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Sep 5, 2016
Jon Favreau brings us Goblins & Gnomes, Bjork continues to push the boundaries of art + tech with VR, 2 standalone headsets to watch for from Qualcomm and Alcatel, Alibaba wants you to spend real money in VR, investment and funding roundup, and more...
 
Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Aug 29, 2016
This week: virtual reality used as legal evidence; President Obama stars in 360 video at Yosemite; Sliver TV brings 360 immersive views from traditional 2D games w/ $6.2M in funding; Samsung patents new biometric authentication methods; HTC Vive offers $500K in cash and prizes to developers on Viveport, their new non-gaming content platform, and more…
 
Thank you to our special guest, the Reverend Kyle Riesenbeck (http://www.revvrstudios.com/), for joining us for a live show in Altspace, a virtual reality social platform (http://altvr.com/).

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Aug 21, 2016

Microsoft and Intel team up to influence the development of VR/AR with mixed reality headset Project Alloy and more; Deepak Chopra wants to guide your VR meditation; the body and brain as controllers: STRATA uses your biometric data as a control scheme and brain-machine interfaces with VR helps paralyzed people regain some control over their limbs; Nokia’s $60K Ozo camera goes on sale; the New York Times continues building out its VR plan, and more…

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Aug 13, 2016

VRLA highlights like Mindshow from VisionaryVR, updated Samsung Gear VR, Samsung 360 camera release date, GoPro now has end-to-end 360 video solution w/ OMNI camera, HTC Vive launches its own content platform, mobile tracking innovation from Chinese developer Deepoon, Microsoft Hololens can now be bought by non-developers, investment and funding wrapup, and more!

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Aug 6, 2016

Special feature: an interview with the famous "Cymatic" Bruce Wooden, Altspace VR's head of developer and community relations. Altspace is a social VR platform that enables people to come together and connect in virtual spaces regardless of location. Bruce is a fascinating and eclectic guy, and we explore his story as well as his insight into the growth of social VR and developer tools. Although we can only feature the audio in this podcast, this interview actually took place in virtual reality and was recorded in front of a live virtual audience - http://www.altvr.com

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Aug 1, 2016

This week we talk Facebook's open-source 360 camera, the upcoming social VR experience Metaworld, new developer updates for Unity, Sketchfab wants to be the YouTube of VR, Google releases new surround sound support for VR w/ Omnitone project, investments in the VR/AR space and more…

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jul 24, 2016

This week we talk Google's big plans for VR (and AR?), new professional-grade live streaming 360 degree camera opens up pre-orders, a recent consumer sentiment survey on virtual reality is encouraging for content creators, Mark Cuban talks about his own personal medical issues that have been treated with virtual reality technology, we cover the VR highlights at Comic Con, and more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jul 17, 2016

This week we talk Magic Leap, Pokemon Go, investment and funding updates, Oculus, and Tesla.

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jul 11, 2016

Talking Pokemon (and other mainstream examples of augmented reality applications), a statistical update of the virtual reality porn industry, money moves and funding (Jerry Yang, NextVR, Omni Virtuix, Mumbai-based SpectraVR), Samsung experiments with virtual reality exposure therapy for arachnophobia, Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center adopts virtual reality training, Universal Studios Orlando is keeping the Hulk VR experience under wraps, and the English mentalist and master illusionist Derren Brown teams up with Thorpe Park for a complex (and very immersive!) VR experience.

Hosted by Malia Probst

Our podcast is the audio from a weekly live, participatory video show - every Thursday @ 7PM PST/10PM EST. Join us live here: http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jul 3, 2016

This week's topics: Google - new virtual reality animation methods via Google Daydream, VR field trips now accessible to everyone, and developing ways to access all of the internet via VR; HTC - forming a subsidiary for the HTC Vive, announce a VR Venture Capital Alliance; Money Moves & Funding - ePawn, Starbreeze, Splash, Lumus, and OSVR; Twitter and VR/AR; the Weather Channel, Deadmau5, Ghostbusters, the Olympics, and Jesus... and more!

Hosted by Malia Probst

Our podcast is the audio from a weekly live, participatory video show - every Thursday @ 7PM PST/10PM EST. Join us live here: http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jun 25, 2016

This week’s topics: Samsung’s big announcements build up an end-to-end consumer VR solution; Oculus quietly removes their Digital Rights Management tool that blocked non-Oculus users' access to Oculus content; Oculus gets patent for new method of virtual movement; ZED clip-on camera claims to bring positional tracking to smartphone-powered virtual reality; Cryworks gets funding; Rothenberg Ventures’ River Studios expands to Los Angeles; new ~$5M Russian fund VRTech focuses on business efficiency projects; Cedars-Sinai Hospital partners with AppliedVR for therapeutic virtual reality content.

Hosted by Malia Probst

Our podcast is the audio from a weekly live, participatory video show - every Thursday @ 7PM PST/10PM EST. Join us live here: http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jun 20, 2016

This week's topics: E3's big virtual reality presence, Microsoft's Hololens and Aecom team up to bring augmented reality to the American mulitnational company's engineering and construction projects, Oculus catches heat for secret exclusivity deals, VRSE changes its name to Within, Magic Leap and Lucasfilms team up to bring Star Wars into your home, Star Trek releases an amazing multiplayer Bridge Crew, and Michael Bay brings explosions to VR.

Hosted by Malia Probst

Our podcast is the audio from a weekly live, participatory video show - every Thursday @ 7PM PST/10PM EST. Join us live here: http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

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