Discussing the fast approaching SF VR Hackathon, architectural visualizations with UE4 and...

Discussing the fast approaching SF VR Hackathon, architectural visualizations with UE4 and more with Eriks Strals

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Hello listeners!

Welcome to the Enter VR podcast. On today’s show I speak with Eric Strals, a VR developer and one of the organizers of the upcoming San Francisco VR hackathon.
Here is a quick preview of some the things we talked about.

30 Intros

1:01 Why do architectural visualizations in VR?

3:40 The defining aspects of Unreal Engine 4.

4:40 What is it about VR that gives it an advantage over the current legacy content.

8:00 The current solutions for visualizing architecture.

9:00 Using interaction as an added value to virtual reality visualizations.

10:50 How to differentiate yourself as a consultant/entrepreneur in Virtual reality.

13:14 How to keep up with the pace of innovation.

14:30 How Eric discovered VR.

19:14 Fly a paper airplane around a 3D scanned home.

22:30 First impressions of DK1, DK2 and Crescent Bay.

25:00 What will VR look like in the future.

30:20 Who is the SF VR Hackathon for?

33:40 Tips and advice for Hackathon newcomers.

37:44 What are the bare minimum tools necessary to create VR experiences.

42:30 The role of a designer and a programmer in a video game project. The pros and cons of each role.

46:34 What makes a good design doc, good?

49:05 The role of the programmer in creating projects.

55:00 How to put together a hackathon.

1:00:55 Tools and resources to get things done.

1:04:09 Webgl as a platform for VR experiences.

1:06:10 Which creation platform become the most popular in the future for VR developers?

1:10:50 Top 5 favorite video games of all time.

1:14:08 How to incorporate RTS games in VR.

1:20:02 A market place for 3D artist?

1:23:10 Where will VR lead to in the future?

1:28:10 Closing thoughts  and how to get in touch.

Thanks to Eriks for being a scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening!

Get in touch with Eriks or the VR hackathon with the links below.

http://vrhackathon.com/
http://www.immers.io/
https://twitter.com/Immersio
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Immersio-Innovations/510479752324948