Category: Virtual Reality

Navigating the ethical and social impacts of VR: VRX 2016 Featuring Daniel W. Rasmus

Navigating the ethical and social impacts of VR Last December, Dan participated in panel titled ‘Navigating the ethical and social impacts of VR’ at VRX San Fransisco. This post includes the original panel copy and list of speakers, along with the audio of the session. Serious Insights thanks VRX for the us of this file..

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2016: The Year Virtual Reality Shifted Toward Reality

2016: The Year Virtual Reality Shifted Toward Reality I attended VRX in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. This business-oriented event was well-attended for a local event (in string of international events). Big sponsors, including Intel and AMD brought experiences to the floor, and top-notch speakers discussed business and entertainment applications. I spoke on a panel.

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How to Solve the VR model problem

The VR model problem VR has a problem. Much current content is simply a 360-degree video. For those producing 360-video, I know the production of these experiences is anything but simple. That said, there is little complexity in 360-video, which means the participant doesn’t play much more than observer. Perhaps a participant can guide a path.

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Serious Insights Virtual Reality Digest. September 13, 2016

VR Tech of the week This exoskeleton glove could let you feel the ‘shape’ of virtual reality, ExtremeTech Serious Insights Commentary: Although HTC and Oculus both offer controllers (Oculus later in 2016), neither works the way the hand works. Controllers will work well for gaming, but there is plenty of room for innovation in general.

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Serious Insights Virtual Reality Digest. August 25, 2016

NBC’s Rio 2016 Olympics VR Needs More Reality, Serious Insights. Featured in this week Pund-IT™ Weekly Review. NBC messed up their Rio Olympics coverage of women’s gymnastics, choosing to split the event into two halves that forced viewers to stay up well past the end of primetime to see the women compete. In the meantime viewers became waterlogged.

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NBC’s Rio 2016 Olympics VR Needs More Reality

NBC’s Rio 2016 Olympics VR Needs More Reality NBC messed up their Rio Olympics coverage of women’s gymnastics, choosing to split the event into two halves that forced viewers to stay up well past the end of primetime to see the women compete. In the meantime viewers became waterlogged with endless swim trials and medal events. This.

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Serious Insights Virtual Reality Business Digest: August 9, 2016

Serious Insights Virtual Reality Business Digest: August 9, 2016 Spiders and Spaceships and DNA oh my! This week there are several articles that circle around the increasing realization that we have to work the data issues related to VR and AR before they really take off. While AR and VR offer technologies of rendering and delivery, they.

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Serious Insights Virtual Reality Business Digest: July 14, 2016 – Pokémon Go

Why Pokémon Go Makes Augmented Reality Legit Pokémon Go has taken the mobile world by storm. Segments run daily on major television news shows, posts and tweets appear every few minutes, and well, you probably downloaded it, or know somebody who did. A friend or colleague may even have walked into your office to catch a monster..

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Serious Insights Virtual Reality Business Digest: June 24, 2016 – Rethinking AR

Serious Insights Virtual Reality Business Digest: June 24, 2016 – Rethinking AR While AR and VR may be technically different sides of the same coin, AR is easier to demonstrate, and it is easier for people to imagine it as integrated into their lives. VR remains a technology perceived apart from direct experience. AR then.

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Serious Insights Virtual Reality Business Digest: June 14, 2016 – Perspective

Serious Insights Virtual Reality Business Digest: June 14, 2016 VR & perspective There are several articles in this week’s digest that argue the case that the real value of VR is going to come from perspective. VR will provide different perspectives on designs, products, even the human condition. VR will provide empathy through shifting perspectives. Future.

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