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GAT Round Table Ep. 1: Uprising of VR

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Walter, Andy and Scott break down what VR and AR means and if the technology is truly being used for good or evil. Here's everything we discussed:

 

  • The difference between Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • What Google Glass should have been
  • Break down the list of currently known VR/AR headsets
  • "Firing On All Cylinders" by Spinning Red
  • A game that can help with Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)?
  • A virtual nose may reduse nausea
  • Leo Laporte says the future of VR is Porn
  • Previous attempts at VR technology
  • Valve hands out Vive VR to some developers for free

 

Tune in April 11th for the upcoming episode of GATcast featuring Tom Dunkin, music composer for the kickstarted game Battle Chef Brigade.

Tune in April 25th when the GAT Round Table returns to discuss Microsoft Windows 10 and our opinions of Microsoft Office as a service.

Liked the Spinning Red track? Check out more at http://www.spinningredband.com

Reference Links:

Wareable.com's list of VR headsets
http://www.wareable.com/headgear/the-best-ar-and-vr-headsets

Ubisoft's game to help amblyopia
http://opnoobs.com/articles/view.php?key=86

Venturebeats article on virtual nose in VR
http://venturebeat.com/2015/03/26/purdue-scientists-say-that-a-virtual-nose-may-keep-motion-sickness-at-bay/

Soundclip of This Week In Tech taken from Ep. 502 available here
http://twit.tv/show/this-week-in-tech/502

GameSpot's article on Vive being given to some developers for free
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/some-developers-will-get-valve-s-vive-vr-headset-f/1100-6426241/

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