Rev VR Podcast (Ep.91): What is HoloLens? A look at Microsoft’s New Augmented Reality Device with Ben Lang

As usual, something fun gets announced, and I am stuck in a conference room at work trying to suppress the non-stop beeping of my phone. Microsoft announced it's new augmented reality headset today, HoloLens. I felt this needed to be addressed as soon as possible, and Ben Lang, Road to VR's Executive Editor, jumped in for a quick chat about today's news. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep.90): It’s Not Just Gaming – Corporate Applications of VR with Stefan Pernar

It's easy to see that virtual reality will change the face of gaming. We can see just by the volume of VR developers that have stepped into the spotlight over the course of the last year that video games are the big place to be right now. Or is it? Stefan Pernar and I dig deep into the corporate world and expose untapped areas where VR could change major industries. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast: CES 2015 Recap – Day 4

It is the final day of CES 2015 and Road to VR Editor Paul James is already on his way home. No worries though, because we still have Executive Editor Ben Lang to report on his final day of scoping out VR companies and their wares. There was plenty of stuff to report on, so let's get this show started! … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast: CES 2015 Recap – Day 3

It's time for the day three recap as our pals Ben Lang and Paul James report on even more VR stuff from CES 2015. The meetings continue to stack up, and they are running on empty today. Luckily, they were able to call into the podcast from the actual show floor to report on today's findings. Let's listen to what fun things they got to experience today. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast: CES 2015 Recap – Day 2

It's time for the day two recap as our pals, Ben Lang and Paul James, get their hands on even more VR stuff today as they fight their way to the front of the lines at CES 2015. Let's listen to what fun things they got to experience today. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast: CES 2015 Recap – Day 1

As we've done during other big events, the Road to VR team is using the Rev VR Podcast to recap their daily adventures at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. What did they see today? Ben Lang and Paul James talk about their experiences with all of the budding VR tech on day one at CES. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep.89): Reverend Kyle’s Last Thoughts on VR in 2014

No guest in this episode, just me standing on my pulpit. I had considered doing a recap of 2014, but instead decided to simply share some of my final thoughts on VR as 2014 closes, and a look forward to the potential that 2015 brings. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep.88): Introducing OpenGear, A Gear VR Alternative, By Developer Mark Schramm

As a developer, one of the most difficult challenges is getting your hands on the actual hardware you are developing for. Samsung's Gear VR is slowly trickling out to non-US countries, but it may be months before some folks see it. What if there was a cheap, easily built alternative? Now there is, and Mark Schramm is making it happen. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 87): Gear VR Release with Ritchie D and Ben Lang

Well, it's finally here! After much anticipation, Samsung and Oculus have finally made their Gear VR headset available for purchase. I took the opportunity to sit down with Ben Lang, editor and chief of Road to VR, and Ritchie Djamhur, well-known gadget YouTuber, to talk about the release and the many facets of Gear VR. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 86): Evangelizing VR to the World with UploadVR

Evangelizing virtual reality to the world is a difficult task. Each day, we creep closer to the consumer release of multiple VR devices that will disrupt technology as we know it, and the world needs to be prepared. Many of us are trying our best to spread the word of VR, one demonstration at a time. The team at UploadVR intends to take that notion on the road, touring cities around the world to inform and enlighten. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep.84): Astronomy, Education, and Hygiene with Rob Swatton & Dave Weir

In this episode of the Rev VR Podcast, I am joined by Rob Swatton and David Weir from Earth & Sky in New Zealand. They have plans to bring Virtual Reality and Astronomy together to create an amazing guided tour of the universe. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 83): Crystal Rift with Developers Jon Hibbins and Nick Pittom

Most of you already know Nick Pittom from his successful Kickstarter for "RedOfPaw's Big Crazy Stupid VR Adventure and American Pie". What you might not know is that he is also working with developer Jon Hibbins on an amazing VR dungeon crawler game called Crystal Rift. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 82): VR Desktop, Windows Versions, and Confusing Elevator Rides with Developer Guy Godin

In this episode of the Rev VR Podcast, Guy Godin, developer of the Virtual Desktop, joins me in a fun discussion about his amazing app. After doing a bit of personal tech support, Guy was able to help me get it up and running on my system, and I have to say it is a great way to view your Windows environment in VR. Browsing the web and watching movies, and even coding in my Oculus Rift DK2 is wonderful experience. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 81): Eric Greenbaum Talks HMD Ergonomics, Hygiene, and Kickstarter Success

Most of you know Eric Greenbaum as the lawyer who's been on the Rev VR Podcast several times to discuss the legal woes of certain VR companies. In this episode, he's here to discuss 'About Face', his VR comfort and hygiene System, as well as several of his other ventures in the VR industry. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 80): VR Game Design Discussion with Lunar Flight and ZVR Apocalypse Developer, Sean Edwards

In this episode of the Rev VR Podcast, I invite VR game developer, Sean Edwards to discuss game design, and the outcome of his Kickstarter for ZVR Apocalypse. … Read the full article …