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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

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

May 28, 2016

This week's topics: Arcades! Theaters! Camera! Oh my, big partnerships announced: Starbreeze & Acer, Starbreeze & IMAX, and IMAX & Google; Ela Darling (the "virtual reality porn queen") and Cam4 did the world's first live streamed VR cam show; Facebook acquires 3D audio company Two Big Ears; Rhapsody launches a VR app for music performance content; Target stocks Merge VR, the colorful smartphone-powered soft foam VR headset; and we dive into Google VR and the Daydream ecosystem.

Special thanks to our guests:

Andy Fidel: Content Creator/Social Media Lead Commetta & Host of Montreal VR Group

Mike Murdock: Virtual Reality Director & Interface Designer at TriHelixVR

Eric Chevalier: co-founder 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

May 16, 2016

This week's topics: Samsung Gear 360 camera review (spoiler alert: it's amazing); more consumer-friendly 360 cameras hit the market (the EYSE and VUZE); Gear VR now has 1 million users; HP launches Tech Ventures VC to invest in 3D printing, virtual reality, and iOT; 360fly 360 camera raises $40M in Series C; Talking about HTC: 200+ experiences now on Steam, an estimated 50,000 HTC Vives have been sold, and we also address the rumors that HTC might establish a VR spinoff company (Q1 revenue is down 64%); North and South Korea are both working on virtual reality laboratories; National Geographic launches their own VR content studio; we debate if/when Google will release a standalone virtual reality headset, and more...

Special thanks to our guests:

Robyn Gray: co-founder and Lead Designer at Otherworld Interactive (their horror experience "Sisters" just hit 1M downloads!)

Ben Smith: VR Investor/Advisor/Entrepreneur, formerly of Google and YouTube

Eric Chevalier: co-founder 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

May 11, 2016

This week's topics: Oculus Rift demos launch at select Best Buy stores in the U.S. as well as a limited number of consumer units (beating the delivery of some pre-orders), Live Nation is launching hundreds of concerts and events through partnerships with Hulu and NextVR, HTC announces a $100M virtual reality accelerator/incubator program, augmented reality smart glasses that could help restore sight are launched, a new crowd funded mobile-powered headset called Marvel aims to replace your computer, new research says 12% of Americans will purchase a VR product within the next 6 months, and more...

Special thanks to this week's guests:

Ryan Bell: Founder of Summit Live and VRSalon

Chadwick Turner: Founder of CircleVR

Jonathan Nafarrete: Editor-in-chief, co-founder 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

May 11, 2016

This week's topics: YouTube's launch of live streaming 360 video, AOL acquires RYOT News to bring immersive video to the Huffington Post, Las Vegas brings virtual reality adult entertainment as a room service, OSSIC headphones dethrone Oculus as highest grossing VR-related Kickstarter ever, and MOMA launches their first-ever immersive art exhibit, and more...

Special thanks to our guests:

Tyson Woeste: Founder of TransportedVR

Azad Balabanian: Head of Tech at UploadVR & co-host of Research VR Podcast

Eric Chevalier: Co-founder 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

May 11, 2016

This week's topics: F8 announcements regarding Facebook and VR, Medical Realities did the first live streamed surgery in VR, Exedrin released branded virtual reality empathy content called the Migraine Experience, Will Smith launches the Foo Show - a talk show in virtual reality, more tools for content creators like LucidVR the 180-degree camera and Adobe's new VR-friendly features, and more...

Special thanks to our guests:

Tony Mariani: Head of Publisher Relations for Vrideo

Julie Young: Emblematic Group Producer & co-founder of Shiift.world

Jonathan Nafarette: Editor-in-chief, co-founder 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

May 11, 2016

This week's topics: 360 cameras for consumers (or at least pro-sumers), custom prescription lens holders for Vive and Rift, Samsung's new patent for augmented reality contacts, NextVR is streaming the Master's golf tournament live in virtual reality, the Mayo Clinic has licensed technology which is said to alleviate nausea from VR, we debate on Rift vs. Vive product launches, and more...

Special thanks to our guests:

Tyson Woeste: founder of Transported VR, A VR platform for real estate

Gunter S. Thompson: VRChat.net Events Manager, host of Gunter’s Universe

Jonathan Nafarrete: Editor-in-chief, co-founder of VRScout

Host: Malia Probst, VR/AR connector/producer and host of the Real Virtual Show

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

Apr 5, 2016

This week's topics: Samsung Gear 360 Camera, recent investments (FOVE - $11M, VisionaryVR - $6M), Apple's recent VR-related patents, updates to PlayStationVR, discuss how PornHub and Club Med have entered the virtual reality industry, and more...

Special thanks to our guests:

Mike Murdock: VR Designer, maker of Nimbus Knights

Ben Vance: VR & Games Designer at Buffalo Vision 

Eric Chevalier: Co-Founder of VRScout

Host: Malia Probst, VR/AR connector/producer and host of the Real Virtual Show

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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