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Hello and welcome to the EnterVR podcast! On today’s show I speak with Antti Jadertpolm, the CEO of Vizor. Vizor allows you to create webvr experiences through a visual programming system. Come along as we learn more about this powerful project.

10: Why create Vizor in the first place?

1:30 What is the allure of VR?

4:30 What will WebVR look like 5 years from now?

6:00 What will it take for WebVR to get to the heights we dream of?

7:00 Who’s is the competition?

8:00 What will the default interface of navigating the Web through VR? What will make people come back to VR?

12:00 Visualizing 2D data in VR.

18:00 Who decides what direction WebVR goes in?

20:00 Where does Antti personally see himself 5 years from now?

21:00 Bringing sense of humor to virtual reality.

23:00 Bring Journey to VR!

27:00 Will VR really be a 150 Billion dollar industry in the next 5 years.

29:00 How many VR HMDs be sold in the past

30:00 The VR community scene in Finland. Minefield Studios is company from Finland developing a AAA title for Oculus.

34:00 What are the biggest technical challenges facing Vizor right now?

35:00 How to find tutorials to learn to use Vizor’s visual programming system.

36:00 What will do finished product look like?

38:00 The team behind Vizor.

39:00 Reactions to visual programming systems.

40:00 Will casual users adopt visual programming systems more than regular programming?

44:00 Closing thoughts

Thanks again to Antti for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening!

Keep in touch with Vizor with links below:

http://vizor.io/

https://twitter.com/Vizor_VR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t9ux6UyKkA

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Hello listeners! Welcome to the EnterVR podcast. On today’s show I speak with Dr. Michael Aratow. Dr. Aratow has done work with NASA and telepresence and is currently working on project to rehabilitate people with mental ailments using virtual reality. Come along as we talk about big data, medicine and more!

Here is quick snippet of some of the thing we talked about:

1:00 Intro, how Michael became aware of VR in the first place.

4:00 Michael’s work with NASA and display technology.

7:00 What makes virtual reality so exciting? ( Understanding Big Data in a whole new way)

10:00 What is the advantage of analyzing big data in virtual reality?

13:00 Enhancing cognition using virtual reality.

15:30 What is Cognition? How does it work? Where is it?

18:30 Can ER be improved by VR somehow? Using vr for pain distraction.

21:00 Why are VR and newer technologies so slow to catch up within the medical industry.

24:00 How receptive is the medical community to virtual reality? How long before medical students are practicing surgery with vr?

27:00 Using HMD’s to consume information ? What will come after the smartphone?

29:00 Figuring out what could be the potential long term consequences of using HMDs?

33:00 Will the hippocampus be affected by long term use of vr? Is the brain plastic enough to come back from long term exposure to the metaverse ?

38:30 The positive benefits of gaming. Will the benefits of vr outweigh the potential consequences?

41:00 Could VR be used to rehabilitate the brain? Could we treat dementia, parkinson’s or alzheimer’s with VR?

44:00 How long before people we start seeing people at ERs with HMDs stuck in their rectums? How long before vr becomes ubiquitous.

46:00 How to design an HMD that people won’t stick up their butts?

50:00 What place will webVR take in the grand story of virtual reality? Is it time to start setting up standards for content platforms?

53:00 Does webVR need big companies to join in order for it to be successful?

54:20 What will virtual reality mean for humanity?

56:00 Closing thoughts and how to get in touch

Thanks again to Dr. Michael Aratow for being a true scholar and gentlemen of virtual reality and thank you for listening.

Keep in touch with Dr. Aratow with the link below!
https://twitter.com/3DAviator

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Come join me on January 26th at Pivotal Labs in San Francisco for a VR panel featuring some very influential people in venture capital and virtual reality.

Join the SV Founders and VC meetup page to get more info on the January 26th event:

http://www.meetup.com/SV-Founders-VC/

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Hello listeners!

Implementing WEBVR in Google Chrome with Brandon Jones
Hello listeners! On today’s show I speak with Brandon Jones a software developer at Google and the man behind the implementation of the Web VR api standards and tools for the Google Chrome web browser. Come along as we discuss the strengths and weaknesses of webvr, how to get people to develop for webvr and much more.

NOTE: I have lost the last 5 minutes of this conversation, somehow the file became corrupted. My apologies for the inconvenience.

Here is a preview of some of the things we talked about.

40: Intro and what Brandon has been up to. The story behind webvr

2:40 What does standardization look like for webvr?

6:00 How far off are we from a reality where webvr will be seamless for consumers.

11:50 How long before we turn the virtual realityHMD into an interconnected teleportation device?

17:47 The chicken vs the egg paradox with webvr

18:05 How do you incentivize developers to come work on the webvr platform? How to monetize developing on webvr

27:30 The general advantages/disavantages of utilizing webvr vs. Unity in expanding or improving a business.

32:53 Designing VR for the web and how to go about it.

36:30 When will VR find it’s ‘mouse’?

42:10 Nailing down the latency challenge. Experimenting with Timewarp with WebVR content.

45:00 What does Google stand to gain by utilizing WebVR/Webgl ?

49:12 How invested is Google in virtual reality? Boston Dynamics telepresence enabled robot has neither been confirmed nor denied.
Thanks again to Brandon for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening.
Keep in touch with Brandon with the links below:

Cool Real Estate tool Brandon Talked about was talking about: http://realestate.matterport.com/listing/luxury-home/

WebVR Mailing List: https://mail.mozilla.org/listinfo/web-vr-discuss

Brandon’s Blog: http://tojicode.com/

How to fold a Julia Fractal: http://acko.net/blog/how-to-fold-a-julia-fractal/

https://twitter.com/Tojiro

http://blog.bitops.com/blog/2014/06/26/first-steps-for-vr-on-the-web/

http://blog.tojicode.com/2014/07/bringing-vr-to-chrome.html