Welcome to Enter VR. On this episode I catch up with Steve Drash the creator of Titans of Space and currently working with the Apollo 11 VR experience, VR Girlz and more!
Here is a snippet of some of the things we talked about:
1:30 Intro, Apollo 11 VR update. As of the posting of this episode they have won the award.
3:00 The google Cardboard version of Titans of Space ported over awesomely!
5:00 The latest download numbers for Titans of Space.
6:00 Was Steve anticipating his download numbers?
7:00 What’s in store for the future of Titans of Space?
10:00 Is Steve motivated by the same things he was 2 years ago?
12:00 Why its hard to monetize on your passion projects?
14:20 Steve’s involvement in the Apollo 11 experience.
17:00 Apollo 11 is targeting release Q1 2016.
18:00 VR Girlz is an up and coming VR adult entertainment platform.
19:00 The competitive advantage of VR Girlz.
20:30 VR Girlz intends to make my penis freak out.
21:30 Experimenting with a paid app. (Mars is a real place)
24:00 What do you value more as a vr entrepreneur? Download numbers or sales?
26:00 Which of Steve’s projects will draw in the most money? Which project is he most passionate about?
27:00 What does Steve wish he knew back when he first started getting involved in VR.
29:00 The bright side to staying frugal.
30:00 Mars has been on the news a lot lately. Titans Of Space is updating to the latest info we have of the planet.
31:00 Is there a way to collaborate with NASA?
(Enceladus is a moon of Saturn)
32:30 Could Titans of Space ever be social?
34:00 What does Steve do for fun these days?
35:00 What will take to get humans to Mars? Steve lays out his plan.
36:40 Do you need positional tracking on board a space ship on course to Mars.
37:00 Becoming a space tourist…in VR!
39:30 We’re gonna need to make humans so that they can fight in the future robot war.
40:00 Steve’s vision of an ideal future.
45:00 VR is a new vehicle for mind expansion. What are Steve’s concern for this technology.
47:00 What will it mean to “work” in the next 25 years?
48:30 Accelerating the growth of the jobs of the future through VR?
50:00 Can you name 3 companies that will make a lot of money is 3 years?
51:00 Steve bets on Frooxius creating the Oasis.
52:00 360 films vs. in engine content.
(I left this blooper on purpose)
53:30 Can anything stop VR at this point?
54:00 Getting feedback from teachers and researchers has been really rewarding for Steve.
Thanks again to Steve for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening!
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