David Trainor, Founder and Principal of Sentireal joins us this week on the Everything VR & AR Podcast. Sentireal specializes in developing apps that deliver personalized education and training experiences using VR/AR. David discusses how VR/AR content itself is generated using machine learning and artificial intelligence technology so that each user automatically gets a tailored experience. Sentireal serves many industries including medical and healthcare education and training and other other safety-critical training areas in industries such as health & safety, law enforcement, construction and aerospace.
Pleased to be joined by Jim Malcom, the General Manager of Humaneyes Technologies in North America.
This is a fascinating discussion on the current and future state of VR and 360 video. We talk hardware, software, distribution, monetization opportunities and the recent Vuze VR Camera being on the International Space Station in partnership with National Geographic and much more.
Martin Herdina, CEO of Wikitude joins us on the show to discuss how Wikitude created an augmented reality engine that empowers thousands of developers globally with iOS, Android & Smart Glasses apps to deliver AR, Image & Object Tracking, Instant tracking (SLAM) and Geo AR. Martin discusses the challenges it took to overcome the growth cycle of AR after starting the company in 2009 and how that perseverance has evolved into one of the largest AR developer tools today. We also discuss the impact of ARKit and ARCore on Wikitude and the industry overall.
We’re joined on the show by Tracey Wiedmeyer, CTO of InContext Solutions, a global leader in scalable cloud-based virtual reality solutions for retail, dedicated to optimizing the in-store shopper experience. Tracey talks about how brands and retailers are using VR to test new merchandising layouts, product packaging and shopper engagement. He also talks more about their new VR collaboration tools that allow brands and retailers to work together in real-time within a VR experience to test new learnings and ultimately save valuable time to market with new concepts.
Gal Schvebish, Co-Founder and CEO of Snaappy joins us on the show to discuss how Snaappy has created an AR communication platform and social app that allows users to create and edit AR content, create AR characters, messages and videos with friends. Think of Snaappy like a “Facebook Messenger meets Snapchat”. Gal discusses the company’s mission of connecting users with a smile on their face, and how their Snaappy character is scaling globally. Reach out to Snaappy for more information at www.snaappy.com.
We are joined by Brad Scoggin, Co-Founder and CEO of SpringboardVR. Brad talks about his company’s rapid growth over the last 12 months, and offers incredible insights on the location-based VR marketplace. SpringboardVR has created a system for launching and managing VR Arcades, and licenses that system to other arcades all over the world.
This week we revisit an interview with Karl Guttag from December 2016 in which we talk about Magic Leap and patents. Due to this weeks Magic Leap news regarding a recent deal with Madefire and comic book immersion we thought it might interest you.
On this episode we are joined by Amy Peck who is the founder of EndeavorVR, a leading global VR/AR strategy & consulting firm, co-founder of BoundlessXR, a simulation & training platform, and is also Head of Enterprise Strategy at UploadVR. Amy speaks regularly on Enterprise VR and has long been an AR/VR evangelist. She holds several advisory roles and is Co-chair of the VRARA Enterprise Committee.