The VRLA Episode

The VRLA Episode

In this week’s studio episode hosted by Malia Probst we talk all about the third annual VRLA with Zeynep Abes from VRScout. We talk about how VRLA has evolved over the years and transformed itself into a premium destination for developers looking to expose their hard work, serving as a Comic Con of sorts for those hungry for the latest in VR, AR, and other immersive content. – https://vrscout.com/podcast/

The Tribeca Episode

The Tribeca Episode

In this week’s studio episode hosted by Malia Probst we dive into all things immersive at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival with Scouts Zeynep Abes and Kyle Melnick. As one of the largest independent film fests in the world, Tribeca has been showcasing their Virtual Arcade since 2016 and is a premiere launching pad for immersive content. We talk about how the Virtual Arcade has evolved over the years, emerging immersive media trends, and discuss a few of the standout experiences and installations at the festival - https://vrscout.com/podcast/

 

THIS WEEK’S (4/24/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

THIS WEEK’S (4/24/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

Join Malia and Jonathan in the VRScout studio this week, talking all about Google's plan to save historic landmarks with 3D scanning, new developer tools just made the Vive Pro VR headset become AR-compatible, the hand tracking company Leap Motion just released an open-source AR headset design, someone spent 30 days living in VR, and the YouTube VR Creator Lab is now accepting applications - https://vrscout.com/podcast/

 

The Impact of Immersive Technology

The Impact of Immersive Technology

This week’s episode is a live recording from the panel discussion at VRScout’s most recent monthly mixer, where we talk all about the impact of VR and AR. As the field of immersive technology grows, what are the social issues that can arise from the growing prevalence of this technology? What are the opportunities to leverage this technology in driving towards positive social impact? The discussion features Sarah Steele (Google), Danfung Dennis (Condition 1), Mike Libecki (National Geographic Explorer), Sam Bergen (VICE Media), and is co-hosted by Malia Probst of VRScout and Jason Nichols of enso.

 

Celine Tricart, co-director of Maria Bello’s “Sun Ladies”

Celine Tricart, co-director of Maria Bello’s “Sun Ladies”

We shine the spotlight on LA-based immersive filmmaker Celine Tricart in this week’s episode, a conversation in the VRScout studio hosted by Malia and Zeynep. Celine produced and co-directed Maria Bello’s “Sun Ladies,” a VR experience about the Yazidi women fighting ISIS in Iraq, and we talk about how the unique 360° video was made and how filmmakers should conceptualize and design immersive experiences - http://www.celine-tricart.com

THIS WEEK’S (3/20/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

THIS WEEK’S (3/20/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

This week’s episode kicks off in the studio with Malia and Jonathan and wraps up with a short interview at SXSW w/ Matt Neutra from Bose, talking about the just-announced Bose AR-- what they’re calling the world’s first audio augmented reality platform. In the studio we talk about the future of transportation and how Uber wants to bring VR and AR to your morning commute in self-driving vehicles, how Google has made incorporating real world locations into your AR apps easy (and why that’s important), the new Vive Pro that is now available for pre-order, how Steven Spielberg used VR to film the upcoming movie Ready Player One, and all about Magic Leap’s new creator portal - https://vrscout.com/podcast/

 

THIS WEEK’S (2/27/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

THIS WEEK’S (2/27/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

On this week's news update, Malia and Jonathan talk about recent advances w/ Google's ARCore and what it means, a song made by AI just got a gorgeous 360° music video, HTC gives more power to their VR executives as they merge their smartphone and VR divisions, Pluto is a social VR chat app that works across different VR experiences, AR-powered drone company DroneBase raises $12M, and RealWear is an industrial-grade AR wearable company that announced a $17M Series A round of funding - www.vrscout.com/podcast

THIS WEEK’S (2/20/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

THIS WEEK’S (2/20/18) TOP5 VR&AR NEWS

On this week’s VR/AR news update, Malia and Jonathan talk all about exciting updates from Magic Leap, including an NBA partnership... plus MORE news on the NBA and VR in general (because the NBA looooves VR), you can take a virtual “in-flight” dining course at an airline-themed restaurant in Japan, enterprise VR design tool ‘Gravity Sketch’ raises $1.7M, and social VR sports platform livelike Raises $9.6 Million - https://vrscout.com/podcast/