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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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Mar 21, 2017

The first Windows Mixed Reality dev headsets are coming, dive into VR with XBOX, high-end VR gets more affordable, how the director of Rogue One used VR to plan scenes and what this means to traditional production, the investment & funding wrapup, and more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

Special Guest Jonathan Nafarrete @Jonathan360

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Feb 27, 2017

4 projects from Samsung’s incubation lab to watch this week at Mobile World Congress, the next generation Gear VR may come with controller, Oculus Rift arrives to the International Space Station, Zenimax tries to shut down Oculus, investment wrapup and more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Feb 20, 2017

Feel heat and the wind on your face in virtual reality, new immersive technology products help the visually impaired, pro golfing tees off in VR, a dream team of developers leave Sony to form their own studio, the investment and funding wrapup, and lots more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Feb 14, 2017

The annual Lumiere Awards are an event from the Advanced Imaging Society that recognizes outstanding achievement in cutting edge content and technology - and lots of virtual reality content is in the lineup. This episode is an amalgamation of mini-interviews with a handful of this year's VR nominees who share with us insight into their process. Jim Chabin, the President of the Advanced Imaging Society and the VR Society, kicks off this episode with context on the awards and how the AIS is thinking about VR. We chat with John Macinnes and Remington Scott of Macinnes Scott (Grace), Ian Bickerstaff of Sony Interactive (Joshua Bell VR - which won Best VR Music Experience), Sam Wickert and Eric Leigh of SOKRISPYMEDIA (Internet Surfer), Ryan Pulliam of Specular Theory (Perspective), as well as Adam Ravetch of Arctic Bear Productions and Aaron Perry of Stereo D. Visit www.vrscout.com for a complete list of the 2017 Lumiere Award winners. Special thanks to Zeynep Abes for the interview help!

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Feb 6, 2017

GAP’s augmented reality dressing room, ZeniMax wins Oculus lawsuit, VR porn has a super creepy head camera, NYU combines VR and dance, the investment & funding wrapup, and more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jan 30, 2017

We chat all things VR / AR & Sundance with Zeynep Abes (@zeynepabes) and Jesse Damiani (@JesseDamiani) of VRScout - from how the New Frontier program has grown to prominently feature virtual reality (and augmented reality!) projects over the last couple of years, the increase of social interaction-themed VR content at the festival, and we dive deeper on some specific standouts at the festival such as Life of UsMindshowChocolateThe Journey to the Center of the MachineASTEROIDS!Dear AngelicaZero Days VRMiyubi, and more.

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jan 23, 2017

Oculus on trial, HTC Vive: building the ecosystem with tech and purpose, now you can smell your VR porn, augmented reality helping improve spinal surgeries, the first IMAX VR center lands in LA, investment and funding wrapup, and lots more...

Hosted by Malia Probst

http://www.VRScout.com/podcast

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jan 5, 2017

We went to the AT&T Developer Summit, a conference focused on developers and content creators, with particular interest in their VR/AR Challenge. With 67 submissions, the field was narrowed down to the top 5 finalists - this is an amalgamation episode of mini-interviews with Ed Schmit, Executive Director of AT&T and the five finalists: Niko Plaitakis of Visual Merc, Celine Tien of Pippa's Pan, Umar Arshad of WaypointRx, Dan Gonzalez of Dynamoid, and Hengchin Yeh of Science VR. Listen to find out who won the $20,000 grand prize!

Hosted by Malia Probst - @TheMalia

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

Jan 2, 2017
We chat about the winners of 2016 in hardware, software, and content in a fun roundtable conversation with Eric Chevalier of VRScout, Catherine Day of m ss ng p eces, Ryan Bell of VRScout, and Chadwick Turner of Mandt VR.
 
@ekchevalier @heycatherineday @ryan_a_bell @vrchadwick

Hosted by Malia Probst - @TheMalia

Special thanks to @JoeWilsonTV for the voiceover magic

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

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