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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

Jun 11, 2016

Topics: Snapchat acquires Seene, a 3D modeling platform: could this point to a bigger plan regarding augmented reality for Snapchat? Seebright creates the first smartphone-powered AR handheld headset; ODG & OTOY, two Hollywood-backed powerhouses, partner to create “Project Horizon” and AR device and platform; HTC Vive releases a “Business Edition” HMD; Google Daydream Labs tease some social virtual reality experiences; Facebook enables 360 native photos; turn any Tumblr into a VR art gallery; Getty Images launches a VR initiative, and more!

Special thanks to our guests:

Kyle Riesenbeck aka “Reverend Kyle”: VR/AR developer and podcaster

Matthew Terndrup: VR/AR industry analyst

Eric Chevalier: co-founder of VRScout

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 5, 2016

This week's topics: the free Samsung Gear VR bundles are back, the NBA partners with Samsung and Twitter to capture exclusive behind-the-scenes 360 content with the Samsung 360 camera and release from the NBA's Twitter account, Instamuseum is a new app that turns your Instagram feed into a virtual gallery, photogrammetry preserves artifacts destroyed by the Islamic State, Jaunt opens new VR content company in China, uSens raises $20M to pursue inside-out tracking technology, Dverse raises $1.04M for its Symmetry app geared towards industrial and civil design, and more!

Special thanks to our guests:

Christina Heller: co-founder & CEO of VR Playhouse

Caleb Eubanks: VR developer, YouTube personality, and co-owner of VRSpies

Jonathan Nafarrete: co-founder and editor-in-chief of VRScout

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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