Virtual Reality

Life as a VR dev — chatting with Antony Vitillo, the Skarredghost
February 24th, 2019 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
Antony Vitillo is the man behind the username, Skarredghost, an Italian VR developer who runs his own blog over at The Ghost Howls and puts together VR experiments. I had a chat with him about his recent experiments and VR/AR development.
Eliminating the guesswork in VR/AR apps with Observer Analytics
August 31st, 2018 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
Observer Analytics have a platform coming soon to help VR/AR devs improve their apps using aggregated data on how people are interacting with their experiences. Lucas Toohey, CEO and co-founder, gives the lowdown on analytics in VR/AR and how their platform works.
VR is not dead
July 30th, 2018 | Virtual Reality
At a time when some are starting to claim "VR is dead" once again, I think we need to take a bit of a step back. Things really aren't looking that bad for VR right now and I find the future of VR to be pretty darn exciting. I asked others in the industry to help me explain why.
This team is building a new platform for moving around in VR
May 23rd, 2018 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
Puya Abolfathi and his Sydney-based team at Visospace are putting together smooth omnidirectional locomotion using a hoverboard-like device called the Alto100. It has reached 100% funding on Indiegogo this week and I wanted to get some more detail on their tech!
The Royal Australian Navy are giving VR-powered diversity and inclusion training a go!
December 11th, 2017 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
In a great tale of VR startup success, Equal Reality, a group focused on reducing unconscious bias through virtual reality, have recently built a custom version of their app for the Royal Australian Navy's cultural reform program. I spoke to Brennan, one of the founders of the team, about their exciting news!
This group is using 360 video and VR to help stop sexual harassment
November 22nd, 2017 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
Sexual assault and harassment is a serious problem across many cultures and industries, the ever growing list of #metoo stories of the past two months are evidence of that. Vantage Point is looking to use 360 video in VR to create a sexual harassment training program. I spoke to Morgan Mercer, the CEO and founder, about the project and what their plans are.