Everything VR & AR


Everything VR & AR is a weekly podcast covering technologists, enthusiasts, and companies with real world deployments of virtual reality and augmented reality experiences. Learn from interviews with the leaders in gaming, entertainment, productivity, enterprise, social, education, medicine, software, hardware, psychology and more. This podcast covers everything that is VR and AR including the hottest topics and news in virtual reality and augmented reality. Nathan Pettyjohn, Founder of the VR/AR Association is your host.

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Everything VR & AR is a weekly podcast covering technologists, enthusiasts, and companies with real world deployments of virtual reality and augmented reality experiences. Learn from interviews with the leaders in gaming, entertainment, productivity, enterprise, social, education, medicine, software, hardware, psychology and more. This podcast covers everything that is VR and AR including the hottest topics and news in virtual reality and augmented reality. Nathan Pettyjohn, Founder of the VR/AR Association co-hosts the show with tech blogger, reviewer and professional podcaster Kevin Harvell.
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27.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Tithi Tewari of SmartVizX

Tithi Tewari, Managing Director & Founder of SmartVizX is our guest this episode. SmartVizX is transforming the design experience for the building industry, and has developed a product called Trezi, that aims to become the leading immersive design ...
20.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Lou Pushelberg of Circuit Stream

On this episode we are joined by Lou Pushelberg, the Founder of Circuit Stream. Circuit Stream is unique in its two-pronged approach: education for individuals to develop their VR/AR programming skills and dive into this exciting industry; and app deve...
13.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Michael Neely of Vancouver Film School

Michael Neely, Lead Instructor for the VR/AR Design & Development program at Vancouver Film School which is launching in Spring 2019, is our guest on this episode. The VR/AR Design & Development program is built to cater to all aspects of VR an...
6.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Dr. Danny Goel of Precision OS

Dr. Danny Goel joins us on this episode of the Everything VR & AR Podcast. Dr. Goel is the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Precision OS and is a Consultant, Shoulder Surgeon and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British ...
29.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Erik Murphy-Chutorian of 8th Wall

Erik Murphy-Chutorian is the founder and CEO of 8th Wall, which is building a cross-platform solution for developers to build augmented reality applications on all mobile devices. Erik has deep expertise in computer vision, imaging infrastructure, data...
21.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Erika Barraza of Emerging Visual Realities, Inc

Our guest is Erika Barraza, Founder/CEO of Emerging Visual Realities, Inc., which is a decentralized marketplace for Digital Publishers and creators to sell, syndicate, and manage content teams and digital rights of virtual and augmented reality conten...
15.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Cory Key & Gina Scarpulla of Discovery Communications with Tyler Gates of Washington DC Chapter

Tyler Gates, who is the Principal of Brightline Interactive & President of the VRARA DC Chapter, talked with Cory Key and Gina Scarpulla of Discovery Communications at a past event held by the VRARA DC Chapter.   Connect with Tyler Gates at https:/...
15.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Alexander Goldman & Jeremy Kirshbaum of SixerVR

Alexander Goldman and Jeremy Kirshbaum (co-founders) of SixerVR, a research and prototyping outfit are our guests this week. They have been building worldscale VR experiences (50m+ x 50m+ play area) for the Vive Focus outdoors, most of which are design...
8.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Michael Conelly and Paula Fairchild of Blackthorn Media

Michael Conelly, President & Creative Director of Blackthorn Media with is an Academy and Emmy award-winning team of content creators, Paula Fairchild, an accomplished sound designer. We discuss their latest project, Caliban Below, an immersive VR ...
1.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Oliver Noteware and Alice Formwalt of Street Smarts VR

We are joined by Oliver Noteware Co-Founder & CEO and Alice Formwalt, Co-founder & CPO Street Smarts VR, which provides immersive virtual reality simulations for reality-based training of law enforcement and public safety personnel. Their missi...
25.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Tim Nakonechniy of Live Animations

We are joined by Tim Nakonechniy, CMO at Live Animations, who is talking with us from Kiev, Ukraine. Live Animations is an international IT company specializing in the development of innovative products with augmented reality (AR) for children. Live An...
18.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Sam Watts of Make Real

Our guest is Sam Watts, Director of Immersive Technologies at Make Real. Make Real, develops immersive digital products for learning and change. This includes virtual reality, augmented reality and serious games for global customers. In previous leader...
11.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

James Giglio of MVP Interactive

James Giglio, Founder & CEO, of MVP Interactive is our guest. MVP Interactive enhances brand experiences through custom-built experiential technology such as virtual reality, augmented reality, gesture, facial morphing, social media platforms  and ...
4.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Mark Milstein of Microstock Solutions and VRmeta

On this episode we are joined by Mark Milstein, Founder & Managing Director at Microstock Solutions & Creator of VRmeta. VRmeta allows you to effectively meta-tag your immersive media content to ensure that it's searchable and monetizable via s...
27.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Dan Burgar of the Vancouver VR/AR Association Chapter

Dan Burgar, Vancouver Chapter President of the VR/AR Association, and notably, the Vancouver chapter is one of the largest and fastest growing chapters globally. Dan is also a writer for VRScout, one of the world’s leading immersive media companies, re...
19.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Kris Kolo of the VR/AR Association returns

Kris Kolo, the Global Executive Director of the VR/AR Association, makes a return appearance to the podcast. Kris talks about industry insights he’s seeing at a global level, the upcoming VR/AR Global Summit related to speakers, topics and experiences ...
13.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Alan Smithson of MetaVRse

Alan Smithson, CEO of MetaVRse joins us to talk about MetaVRse and their vCommerce (Virtual & Augmented Reality for Retail and eCommerce). MetaVRse is also building the XR Learning Centre and was recently accepted to the Museum of the Future Accele...
6.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Mfon Akpan of National Louis University

On this episode we talk with Mfon Akpan Assistant Professor of Business at National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. Mfon discusses the powerful opportunities that we have to apply VR in education. Mfon was originally inspired by the game Second ...
4.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Anne-Marie Enns of the VR/AR Global Summit

Anne-Marie Enns, Executive Producer of the VR/AR Global Summit, shares with us the inside scoop on what to expect at the Global Summit conference, taking place in Vancouver on September 21-22 2018 at the PARQ Hotel & Casino. We talk about speakers,...
26.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Reekita Sha Alias Gala of Virtual Marketing Revolution

We are joined by Reekita Shah Alias Gala who is the Founder of Virtual Marketing Revolution (VMR), which is an organization that hosts events in Virtual Reality for the Marketing Industry and also co-founder of Virtual marketing Revolution and founder ...
19.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Mafalda Ricca of GEMA Digital

We are joined by Mafalda Ricca, who is the Executive Sales & Marketing Director (Tech and Tourism Sector) of GEMA (Jemma) Digital. GEMA Digital develops immersive and interactive experiences for events, brand activations and museums. Virtual realit...
12.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Nick Busietta of Liminal VR

Nick Busietta, Managing Director of Liminal VR is our guest for this episode. Liminal VR is working with a global network of developers, to help create short virtual reality experiences that are designed to empower people to consciously choose how they...
5.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Eran Helft and Dror Spindel of Halo Labs

Halo Labs Co-Founder and CEO Eran Helft along with Co-Founder and CMO Dror Spindel join us on this episode of Everything VR & AR.  Halo Labs is a VR/AR prototyping, design and collaboration solution. Halo brings all aspects of VR/AR product design ...
28.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Tyler Kem of Visionary Tax

Tyler Kem, Founder and CEO of Visionary Tax is our guest on this episode. Visionary Tax is a R&D tax credit consulting firm focused on providing valuable tax expertise to the emerging technology industries including artificial intelligence, blockch...
21.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

John Sallaway of vSpatial

We’re joined today on the show by John Sallaway, CEO and Co-Founder of vSpatial. vSpatial is redefining the way we meet, and the way we work with VR meetings and offices, allowing people to work from anywhere. John talks about the unique user interface...
14.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Siddharth Saxena of Oblix

This episode we talk with Siddharth Saxena, Founder & CEO of Oblix, a VR startup based in Brooklyn New York. Siddarth joins us to discuss their first product release - Go Guess - which is a multiplayer geographic guessing game for virtual reality. ...
7.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Taylor Wilding of roOomy

On this episode we are joined by Taylor Wilding, Head of Business Development at roOomy. RoOomy is an AR/VR home staging platform whose app allows real estate agents, potential buyers, and sellers showcase a property, without the cost of virtual stagin...
31.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Kalin Stoyanchev of RNDR and OTOY

Kalin Stoyanchev, the Project Lead at RNDR and VP of Distributed Systems and Blockchain at OTOY, is our guest this episode. Kalin does an excellent job of explaining how blockchain in general is impacting VR/AR/MR, & where RNDR fits within the ecos...
25.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Ori Inbar of AWE (Augmented World Expo)

Ori Inbar is the Co-Founder and CEO of AWE, (Augmented World Expo) and Partner at Super Ventures. AWE is the world’s largest event dedicated exclusively to the AR + VR industry. Ori talks about the beginnings of AWE 9 years ago and how it has evolved i...
24.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

VRLA 2018 Part Two

In this second episode of a two part series, we talk with a number of companies that were at VRLA 2018. We also want to thank those of you who were able to take advantage of the special listener code to attend VRLA 2018. The companies who we talk with ...
17.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

VRLA 2018 Part One

In the first of a two part series, we talk with a number of companies that were at VRLA 2018. We also want to thank those of you who were able to take advantage of the special listener code to attend VRLA 2018. The companies who we talk with on this ep...
10.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

John Buzzell of YOU ARE HERE

We are joined this week by John Buzzell, who is the President of, YOU ARE HERE. YOU ARE HERE is an immersive experience lab that helps agencies and brands engage customers with a strategic mix of innovation technologies for events, marketing, and train...
3.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Adam Draper of Boost VC

This week we are joined by Adam Draper, Founder & Managing Director at Boost VC. Adam is a 2x entrepreneur and a 4th generation venture capitalist. Boost VC invests in pre-seed VR and blockchain companies. Since 2012, Boost VC has invested in 200+ ...
26.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Nathan Nasseri of RE in VR

Nathan Nasseri, Founder of RE in VR, is our guest to discuss how VR is changing the new construction real-estate market by adding cost efficiencies and accelerating the sales process. RE in VR provides an all-in-one solution to real-estate developers, ...
19.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Cosmo Scharf of the VRLA conference

Cosmo Scharf, Co-founder of VRLA and Co-Founder Mindshow, is our guest this week. This years VRLA is taking place May 4-5 2018 at the LA Convention Center and is one of THE conferences you must attend this year. Cosmo talks about the inspiration for VR...
12.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Shawn Adamek of Umbra 3D

Shawn Adamek, Chief Strategy Officer at Umbra 3D joins us to talk about Umbra's 3D solutions that make it possible to display any 3D content in real time on any piece of hardware. Their software is licensed by some of the largest gaming, architecture, ...
5.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Matthew Celia & Robert Watts of Lightsail VR

On this episode, we are joined by Hollywood-based VR studio Light Sail VR, with Matthew Celia, Co-Founder & Creative Director and Robert Watts Co-Founder and Executive Producer. They join us to speak on a new narrative design they created specifica...
30.03.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Jeremy Kidd of Banjo

Jeremy Kidd, CEO of Banjo, joins us to discuss some fascinating projects that Banjo has delivered related to augmented reality productivity, virtual reality training, and a pediatric VR experience designed to reduce anxiety for children getting an MRI....
15.03.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Nick Alcid of Escape to Virtual Reality returns

We are joined for a second time by Nick Alcid, Co-Founder and VP of Escape to Virtual Reality, California’s first large scale location based VR gaming platform. We discuss the unique motion capture wireless system available at their studio, the company...
8.03.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Brad Scoggin of SpringboardVR returns

Brad Scoggin, Co-Founder and CEO of SpringboardVR joins us again for an update on the Location-Based VR market. We discuss SpringboardVR and how they’re making it easy and more efficient for operators to launch and manage their location based VR experi...
7.03.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Travis Cloyd of Observe Media

Travis Cloyd, VR Director, VR Producer, and CEO of Observe Media discusses his experience as being the VR producer for Hannibal Pictures’ feature film Speed Kills starring John Travolta. Travis talks about the details of shooting cinematic VR, both the...
1.03.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Harold Hayes Jr. of SunnyBoy Entertainment

Harold Hayes Jr. is an award-winning Hollywood VR writer/creator who has done work with Disney, Warner Brothers, Universal, and 20th Century Fox. As the creator of the VR experiences for The Greatest Showman (with a second experience soon to release), ...
22.02.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Dr. Sana Farid of Munfarid

We are joined by Dr. Sana Farid, Co-Founder of Munfarid Consulting which is located in Dubai to discuss the significant and growing impact VR is having on healthcare and education, and the VR ecosystem in the Middle East. Dr. Sana Farid has been featur...
15.02.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Nino Sapina and Craig Vezina of Realcast

Joining us on this episode of the Everything VR & AR Podcast are Nino Sapina, the Co-Founder and CEO of Realcast and Craig Vezina, who is the Co-Founder and CBO (Chief Business Officer) at Realcast. Realcast offers interactive AR experiences on Hol...
8.02.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Ray Kallmeyer of CreateAR

We are joined by Ray Kallmeyer, CEO of CreateAR. CreateAR is a leading Augmented Reality design and development firm and is a part of the Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner Program. We talk about CreateAR’s work with Mercedes Benz in Japan and their strat...
1.02.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Charlie Rosenbury of Self Interactive

On this episode, we are joined by Charlie Rosenbury who is the Owner of Self Interactive. Self Interactive provides interactive development services ranging from websites to custom applications for startups, agencies and large corporations and the busi...
25.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Dan White and Brandon Pittser of Filament Games

We are joined by Dan White, Co-founder and CEO of Filament Games, and Brandon Pittser, Director of Marketing and Outreach at Filament Games. We discuss how Filament Games is applying their mission of creating playful experiences that improve people’s l...
12.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Tom Westerlin of Nice Shoes

Tom Westerlin is the Creative Director at Nice Shoes, a creative design studio headquartered in New York City. Nice Shoes works with some of the biggest consumer brands in the world serving as a creative studio and color and finishing production compan...
4.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Jacob Koo of VR't Ventures

We’re joined on the show by Jacob Koo who is the chief executive officer and co-founder of VR't Ventures, a company that is focused on developing virtual reality (VR) applications that affect everyone. On the show we discuss VR't Ventures virtual reali...
21.12.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/2/8/e/3/28e3824023336376/EVRAR_1400x1400_album.jpg

Alan Smithson of MetaVRse returns

On this episode we are joined by Alan Smithson, an entrepreneur and investor and currently the CEO of MetaVRse, one of North America’s leading consultancies for virtual reality and augmented reality. Alan is a globally renowned keynote speaker on the t...