Hello listerners! On today’s show I speak with EleVR, an open source research group working on virtual reality film, web and much more.
Here is a quick preview of some things we talked about:
2:10 The main focus of EleVR’s research.
3:35 Ultimate goal of ELEVR’s research.
4:30 The main challenges of video in VR.
7:00 Cube projections in VR.
9:42 Why use cube maps in the first place.
11:00 Downsides of cubes
12:40 How big are the 360 videos footage file size
14:34 The size of the final product.
15:19 Incorporating Lytro cameras to live stream?
17:20 Could you livestream off of Project Tango?
18:00 How long before you can live stream the world cup in the Rift.
19:50 Live streaming 360 video from Mars!
20:40 What will be revolutionized by vr video.
23:21 Storyboarding tools in VR. Creating new user interfaces.
26:00 The complex psychological problems behind the emergence of virtual reality tools.
28:12 Why write their own player?
29:45 Making the youtube creation tool of VR.
30:48 Is the video hardware available on the market good enough?
32:00 Creating Gifs in VR.
35:40 The many User interfaces of the metaverse
38:20 Working with Unity
44:00 Experience with DK1, DK2, Crescent Bay, Gear VR,
50:20 How to know what platform to develop for .
56:17 The concept of phone VR. Emily’s impressions of DK1, Dk2 and morpheus.
1:00:20 Messing with the around with boundaries of the crescent bay demo.
1:01:50 How to solve the motion sickness problem.
1:05:00 Playing Team Fortress 2 for 9 hours straight.
1:09:10 Andrea’s favorite game.
1:12:21 Moving away from keyboards and mouses to get work done.
1:13:00 Creating VR inside VR.
1:17:00 The ideal input device for VR
1:22:00 The input solution of 10 years from now.
1:25:00 Will buttons ever make a comeback?
1:28:01 Can we use VR to make more social children?
1:29:30 Growing up in world with the metaverse all around you.
1:33:17 Sex education in Virtual reality.
1:37:40 The advantages and disadvantages of putting on blinders in the metaverse. What will the nature hate crimes look like in the metaverse?
1:39:00 Should everyone look sexy in the metaverse?
1:45:00 An evolutionary biological theory as to why heels are still popular.
1:48:47 A reasonably theory why heels are still fashionably.
1:50:23 A physical/virtual market place for goods.
1:52:40 How will VR change things 10 years from now? What will the future of VR look like?
2:00:33 Closing thoughts and how to get in touch.
Thanks Vi, Andrea and Emily for being true scholars and ladies of virtual reality.
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Thanks for listening!