Hello and welcome to Enter VR! On this episode, Dee from eVRyday VR drops by to philosophize and discuss the future of the final medium.
Here is a snippet of some of the things we talked about.
3:00 The 360 camera that wants to tackle consumer 360 video capturing.
6:00 The consumer 360 camera landscape.
7:10 What does the “perfect” 360 camera look like?
9:30 How will the internet of things intertwine with the advancements in computer vision?
Thanks to Brian Redband for inspiring this idea.
11:34 How long before we can stream light field videos?
12:00 How does Dee define reality? Do we have the freedom to live out the majority of our lives in VR?
15:20 Using VR as an education tool to raise awareness about Climate change. Why VR is a better education tool than what we already do or have.
18:00 Increasing your understanding of the fabric of the Universe by playing “cut the rope”.
23:00 How do you provoke questions of wonderment in a user in a virtual reality environment.
27:00 How can someone with a 9 to 5 job become involved in the virtual reality industry?
31:00 What Dee is passionate about these days. Hint: parallax
37:30 360 panoramic capturing within Unity applications. What does the let’s player of the future look like?
40:00 What will let’s plays look like 5 years from now?
45:00 The future of E-sports.
49:00 How can VR enhance the mental health of the average person?
52:00 Will VR bring about the dawn of a new class of human?
53:00 What is mental health? At what point does using become detrimental for your mental health? Can it be detrimental?
1:03:00 Having the ability to shut out shitty moments in life. What will that do to our psychology?
1:05:30 Will there be a marketplace for “Shit on your plate simulator” type experiences?
1:07:00 A new era of trolling is upon us.
1:13:00 Virtual reality and legal system. How will the law handle simulated crime?
1:18:00 How Dee curates content.
1:20:00 Dee dropped out from the PHD program at Berkeley to pursue VR.
1:23:00 Dee vs Frooxius in a Pokemon battle. Who would win?
1:25:00 Going inside of Virtual Desktop to download Dee’s demo.
Note* I did not edit this podcast in VR.
1:26:00 Dee’s favorite thing about having a Youtube channel.
1:28:00 Working with the VRChive to provide 3D lightfields.
1:34:00 Trying out a captured 360 video from Neos the Universe. Dee created a 360 video panoromic capture for Unity environments.
360 panoramic capture
1:38:00 Dee is giving away cool VR free shit and looking for a job.
1:40:00 Closing thoughts and how to stay in touch.
Thanks again to Dee for being scholar and pioneer of virtual reality. Also, thank you for listening!
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