VRScout Report Podcast
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The VRScout Report is a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.
Past VRScout Podcast Episodes
Episode 57 – YouTube releases app for heatmaps and announces a new VR180 video format (and cameras!), VidCon’s fun interactive VR activations, diving into Apple’s AR plans, a VR headset changes the taste of your food, Intel’s focus on sports through VR, and more…
Episode 56 – Apple finally talks about VR while taking a (very solid) swing at AR, Walmart will use virtual reality to train employees, you can grow better weed with AR + AI, and Q1 VR headset sales…
Episode 55 – This week’s episode is a live recording from the panel discussion at VRScout’s most recent monthly mixer, which addressed the topic of Investing in VR. We chat all about how investors are thinking about the VR/AR industry, as well as insight from funded VR/AR companies about their journey to secure financing.
Episode 54 – Watch YouTube in VR with your friends, Google pours resources into shared social VR experiences, upcoming standalone headsets will be wireless, the Snapchat vs. Facebook continues, the investment & funding wrapup, and more…
Episode 53 – Snapchat patent points to AR Spectacles content, Oculus Story Studio shuts down while continuing their VR for Good program, Congress gets into VR, Milwaukee gets sued by an AR company, the investment & funding wrapup, and more…
Episode 52 – This week we cover Unity’s Vision Summit and key highlights from the conference. We then feature a few hallway-style conversations with attendees, all of whom have different perspectives on the industry as well as varied takeaways from the expo.
Episode 51 – PlayStation looks to an arcade rollout, Shazam goes augmented, AMD wants to go wireless, HTC Viveport’s new subscription service, the investment & funding wrapup, and more…
Episode 50 – The upcoming new Gear VR comes w/ a magic wand, the new Gear 360 camera gets cuter + more compatible, you can now live stream in 360 on Facebook, Palmer Luckey leaves Oculus, HoloBuilder gets $2.25M investment, and more…
Episode 49 – BMW builds cars faster & cheaper w/ VR, Disney uses VR for research but CEO wants AR at theme parks, get inside Ready Player One, survey: people love their VR devices, investment & funding wrapup, and more…
Episode 48 – The first Windows Mixed Reality dev headsets are coming, dive into VR with XBOX, high-end VR gets more affordable, how the director of Rogue One used VR to plan scenes and what this means to traditional production, the investment & funding wrapup, and more…
Episode 47 – Four projects from Samsung’s incubation lab to watch this week at Mobile World Congress, the next generation Gear VR may come with controller, Oculus Rift arrives to the International Space Station, Zenimax tries to shut down Oculus, investment wrapup and more…
Episode 46 – Feel heat and the wind on your face in virtual reality, new immersive technology products help the visually impaired, pro golfing tees off in VR, a dream team of developers leave Sony to form their own studio, the investment and funding wrapup, and lots more…
Episode 45 – The annual Lumiere Awards are an event from the Advanced Imaging Society that recognizes outstanding achievement in cutting edge content and technology – and lots of virtual reality content is in the lineup. This episode is an amalgamation of mini-interviews with a handful of this year’s VR nominees who share with us insight into their process.
Episode 44 – GAP’s augmented reality dressing room, ZeniMax wins Oculus lawsuit, VR porn has a super creepy head camera, NYU combines VR and dance, the investment & funding wrapup.
Episode 43 – Special Sundance Edition. The New Frontier program at Sundance was a buzz with VR and this year the common consensus was: VR is only going to get bigger.
Episode 42 – Oculus on trial, HTC Vive: building the ecosystem with tech and purpose, now you can smell your VR porn, augmented reality helping improve spinal surgeries, the first IMAX VR center lands in LA, investment and funding wrapup, and lots more.
Episode 41 – We went to the AT&T Developer Summit, a conference focused on developers and content creators, with particular interest in their VR/AR Challenge. With 67 submissions, the field was narrowed down to the top 5 finalists – this is an amalgamation episode of mini-interviews with Ed Schmit, Executive Director of AT&T and the five finalists.
Episode 40 – We chat about the winners of 2016 in hardware, software, and content in a fun roundtable conversation with Eric Chevalier of VRScout, Catherine Day of m ss ng p eces, Ryan Bell of VRScout, and Chadwick Turner of Mandt VR.
Episode 39 – Jimmy Fallon’s new virtual reality segment, Facebook launches live 360 video, party with your Facebook friends in VR, content studios’ new monetization models, funding wrapup, and more…
Special thanks to featured guest: Jenn Duong, Director of VR at 1215 Creative
Episode 38 – Oculus Rift Touch controllers are HERE! Google Daydream’s impressive video lineup, controversy surrounds secretive AR company Magic Leap, HTC Vive’s new in-house content studio, funding wrapup, and more…
Episode 37 – Google makes music for Daydream, using AR to solve crimes, downgraded headset sales projections, prepping human head transplant for reality w/ VR, see your unborn child w/ VR, funding wrapup, and more. Special thanks to featured guest Jesse Damiani of VRScout.
Episode 36 – Google Earth in VR is a rush, Facebook analyzes your face w/ augmented reality, GE uses AR to talk to machines, the funding wrapup, cure lazy eye with VR, and more… Special guest: Cris Miranda, Host of EnterVR podcast and Director of Marketing for Vivid Vision.
Episode 35 – Google Daydream is here, Snap Inc’s crazy product launch with Snapchat’s Spectacles, Apple has a patent for augmented reality maps, construction giant Caterpillar licenses AR products from ScopeAR, money and funding update, and more… Featuring special guest Jesse Damiani from VRScout.
Episode 34 – We cover NFL’s new VR series, Intel buying Voke, indigenous languages living on with VR, Unity’s big developer updates, Microsoft’s line of VR headsets, Apple using VR to develop self-driving car, money & funding, and more. Special guest VRScout’s Ryan A. Bell.
Episode 33 – We cover the pulse on PlayStation VR, USA Today’s parent company premieres VR news show, the NBA to stream 1 game/week in virtual reality with NextVR, Google wants YOU, investment & funding wrapup, and more.
Episode 32 – Jesse Damiani sets us up for a series of mini-interviews by Malia Probst, who gets unique perspectives from: Kyle Sleeper, co-founder of BlackBox TV Studios; Evonne (Evo) Heyning from ExO Works; Erika Barraza from Singularity University; Cris Miranda of Vivid Vision and EnterVR; Barry Pousman, CEO of Variable Labs; and investor Andy Lurling.
Episode 31 – The developers behind the titles at Oculus Connect 3: Steve Ip from VRScout chats with the makers of Arktika.1, an FPS from 4A Games; SingSpace, a karaoke experience from Harmonix, the creators of Guitar Hero and Rock Band; and Luna, a soothing storybook world puzzle game from Funomena.
Episode 30 – Malia talks Oculus Connect 3 and the full slate of announcements, getting insights and takeaways from: Max Cohen, VP of Mobile at Oculus; Raj Rao of uSens; Ela Darling of Cam4; Tahdg Kelly of VReal; and Ashley Pinnick of California Rex.
Episode 29 – Malia talks Snapchat and the upcoming Spectacles, as well as Palmer Luckey’s political controversy and much more.
Episode 28 – Malia talks new 360 toys on iOS, Hololens is helping elevator technicians, VR might help you control your dreams, Apple CEO Tim Cook on augmented reality, VR/AR industry funding wrapup, and more.
Episode 27 – Malia talks Oculus Story Studio’s Emmy win, NASA training, Snapchat flirting with AR, HTC Vive trying to go wireless, and iPhone laying potential plans for VR/AR…
Episode 26 – Malia talks Jon Favreau’s new VR experience, Bjork, Alibaba, industry investments and much more.
Episode 25 – Malia talks Obama in VR, Sliver TV’s latest platform, Samsung patents, Viveport, plus much more.
Episode 24 – Malia talks Deepak Chopra VR, STRATA, Nokia OZO, the NY Times VR plan, plus much more.
Episode 23 – Malia talks VRLA, Samsung updates and GoPro’s latest 360 video solution, plus much more.
Episode 22 – Special feature: an interview with “Cymatic” Bruce Wooden, Altspace VR’s head of developer and community relations in virtual reality.
Episode 21 – Malia talks Facebook’s 360 camera, Metaworld, funding within the VR/AR space and much much more.
Episode 20 – Malia talks Google’s big plans for VR, 360 live-streaming, VR consumer sentiment surveys, Mark Cuban and all the VR we saw at Comic-Con.
Episode 19 – Malia talks Magic Leap, Pokemon Go, investment and funding updates, Oculus, and Tesla.
Episode 18 – Malia talks Pokemon GO, VR porn industry, money moves in funding and some therapy applications of VR plus much more.
Episode 17 – Malia talks animation in Google Daydream, VR field trips, HTC’s Vive subsidiary and much much more.
Episode 16 – Malia talks Samsung VR, Oculus’s DRM tool, the ZED Gear VR camera, and a number of new funding rounds for VR studios.
Episode 15 – Malia covers E3’s big virtual reality presence, Microsoft’s Hololens and Aecom team up to bring augmented reality to the American mulitnational company’s engineering and construction projects, Oculus catches heat for secret exclusivity deals, VRSE changes its name to Within, Magic Leap and Lucasfilms team up to bring Star Wars into your home, Star Trek releases an amazing multiplayer Bridge Crew, and Michael Bay brings explosions to VR.
Episode 14 – Discussing the week in VR with Reverend Kyle from Rev VR, VR analyst Matthew Terndrup, and Eric Chevalier from VRScout.
Episode 13 – Discussing the week in VR with Christina Heller from VR Playhouse, VR developer Caleb Eubanks, and VRScout’s editor-in-chief Jonathan Nafarrete.
Episode 12 – Discussing the week in VR with Andy Fidel from the Montreal VR Group, Mike Murdock of TriHelixVR, and Eric Chevalier from VRScout.
Episode 11 – Discussing the week in VR with Robyn Gray of Otherworld, VR investor Ben Smith, and Eric Chevalier from VRScout.
Episode 10 – Discussing the week in VR with Ryan Bell of Summit Live, Chadwick Turner of CircleVR, and Jonathan Nafarrete from VRScout.
Episode 9 – Discussing the week in VR with Tyson Woeste of TransportedVR, Azad Balabanian of UploadVR, and Eric Chevalier from VRScout.
Episode 8 – Discussing the week in VR with Tony Mariani of Vrideo, Julie Young of Emblematic Group, and Jonathan from VRScout.
Episode 7 – Discussing the week in VR with Tyson Woeste of Transported VR, Gunter of Gunter’s Universe, and Jonathan from VRScout.
Episode 6 – Discussing the week in VR with Ben Vance from Buffalo Vision, VR director Mike Murdock, and Eric from VRScout.
Episode 5 – Discussing the week in VR with Eva Hoerth, RealityCheckVR, and Eric from VRScout.
Episode 4 – Discussing the week in VR with Gunter of Gunters Universe, Christina from VR Playhouse and Eric from VRScout.
Episode 3 – Discussing the week in VR with Gunter of Gunters Universe, Bullardo from PodVR and Reverend Kyle from Rev VR.
Episode 2 – Discussing the week in VR with Gunter of Gunters Universe, Jenn Duong from RYOT and VRScout’s Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Nafarrete.
Episode 1 – Discussing the week in VR with Bullardo of PodVR and VR director Mike Murdock.
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