People tend to default to either a Utopian or Dystopian perspective of technology.
Advancing Causes: The Role of VR & AR
When Karim Ben Khelifa envisioned The Enemy, a multi platform augmented reality and virtual reality experience, he was seeking an answer to the question “Is it possible to invent a new way to make the audience care, to have them think more deeply about war?”. Through his journey, he discovered that humanizing combatants can... Continue Reading →
Build A Mind Reader Using VR – Is the End of Privacy Near?
I went to SXSW 2017 looking for a lot of things – ideas and opportunities for virtual reality, augmented reality – and I left with a lot of those things, but also a serious appreciation for the impact these technologies will have on privacy in the future. Suzanne Leibrick, a VR evangelist, presented a fascinating... Continue Reading →
Virtual Psychedelics: How VR Affects Your Brain
What does virtual reality have in common with psychedelics? This is a question that I set out to discover at SXSW 2017, attending an AR/VR panel session that included SOOK-LEI LIEW of University of Southern California, TARYN SOUTHERN of Happy Cat Media & Tribe of Good, IAN FORESTER of VR Playhouse (moderating) and Khayyam Wakkil of Live Planet. The panel began... Continue Reading →
SXSW 2017 AR/VR Session Schedule Summary
SXSW 2017 will feature 30+ virtual and augmented reality panel and solo presenter sessions. Topics covered span the gamut from technology, non-profit, privacy, production and psychedelic effects on the brain...and so much more. Below is a summary of the VR/AR sessions, by date, offered at SXSW in 2017. Download schedule PDF here. I've included the panel,... Continue Reading →
8 Industries Already Using Virtual Reality in Marketing Campaigns
Virtual reality is an emerging marketing tool that is already being actively used in a number of industries.
A Short History of Virtual Reality