29th January 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun, Rhi and Scott delve into the big wide world of virtual and augmented reality. They discuss everything you need to know… And also things you definitely don’t need to know.

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Useful links:

What is VR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBNH8tzsfVM 

What is AR: http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/augmented-reality-AR 

Oculus Rift: http://riftinfo.com/oculus-rift-history-how-it-all-started 

The Lawn Mower Man: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104692/ 

The Virtual Boy: http://nintendo.wikia.com/wiki/Virtual_Boy 

The ‘barfogenic zone’: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140327-virtual-realitys-puke-problem 

VR and motion sickness: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-causes-motion-sickness_us_5609ba88e4b0768126feced5 

Crystal Rift Comfort settings: http://venturebeat.com/2015/10/10/how-one-vr-developers-beating-motion-sickness-by-going-back-to-role-playing-game-basics/ 

Google Cardboard: https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/ 

Samsung Gear VR: http://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/wearables/gear-vr/ 

Microsoft Hololens: https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us 

The Uncanny Valley: http://singularityhub.com/2015/12/24/sci-fi-short-film-uncanny-valley-paints-a-dark-future-for-virtual-reality/ 

TiltBrush: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97Q4sDawAs 

Google Glass: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/gadgets/google-glass-1152283/review 

Epson Moverio: http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/jsp/Landing/moverio-bt-200-smart-glasses.do?ref=van_moverio_2014  

Sephora app- the virtual artist: http://www.luxurydaily.com/sephoras-virtual-artist-brings-augmented-reality-to-large-beauty-audience/ 

Old people watching VR porn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVjFOwyy06g 

VR theme park - The Void: http://www.techinsider.io/inside-the-virtual-reality-theme-park-the-void-2015-9  

The UN and VR: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/dec/31/virtual-reality-movies-aid-humanitarian-assistance-united-nations 

 

Shaun with make up and beautiful blonde hair (you’re welcome):

Our beautiful blonde bombshell.

Our beautiful blonde bombshell.

That pose though.

That pose though.