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Brett McCall

Better Than Unicorns in Asheville

Imagine the Impossible

PRESENTED ON SEP 15, 2017
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 16

Brett McCall explores the immersive experiences provided by modern virtual reality technology in 2017. Then the challenge for what the technology can do beyond today.

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Immersive Imaging

BY ZAK NIAZI
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 28, 2014

Zak Niazi speaks about constant changing technology, and how cameras have more or less stayed the same. He speaks about new methods of immersing the viewer in the image, rather than just limiting our photographic media to a simple, two-dimensional rectangle. Zak believes in a future where we will be able to share our experiences, rather than just our snapshots.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 22, 2014.

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A Journey Into the Virtual World

BY DAVID DENTON
@ VOL 12 ON AUG 19, 2014

Architect / Urban Planner David Denton recently relocated to Knoxville from Los Angeles. A former Managing Partner of Frank Gehry Associates, David has been working in the Virtual World for seven years and is founder of the K2C project funded by the US State Department bringing together American and Egyptian architecture students in collaboration in the Virtual World via avatars. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 11, 2014.

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Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier

BY CHRISTIAN TALMAGE
@ VOL 62 ON OCT 21, 2015

What is the next frontier? Anywhere, with virtual reality. Christian Talmage, virtual reality frontiersman and Design Director at River Studios, talks all things this reality and beyond.

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Imagine, to go Beyond

BY HANNA KARIM
@ VOL 11 ON DEC 02, 2015

"In war, the hardest thing is to think...to think about your future, present and past, to think about love, life, and dreams, but sometimes you need to Imagine to go beyoned your miserable reality, and turn it as you want to imagine." Hanna Karim, film maker

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Art and Virtual Reality: Staging the Real with Accessible Technology

BY RONNIE CLARKE
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

"How do you log off in the real life? How do I separate from my digital self? I think you have to be unconscious."

In Art and Virtual Reality: Staging the Real with Accessible Technology from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 11, Ronnie Clarke is an artist focusing in media and performance, whose current work addresses the body, the self and social relationships in physical and digital spaces.  Her talk brings art and accessible technology together to question what it means to be present and to really interact with one another.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016. 

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The Reality of Virtual Reality

BY MARCO ROSA
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

“The reality of virtual reality is that we are still away from that, but we getting there faster than you can imagine! ”

In "The Reality of Virtual Reality" From PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40 Marco Rosa shares about the idea of what is the reality of virtual reality. Where is the technology right now? What is involved in creating meaningful virtual reality experiences? What are the dangers and pitfalls of VR? Why is there so much hype around VR? What the future holds for VR and how can it positively impact the world. His focus on this presentation will be on the educational application and possibilities that VR offers us.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, January 13th, 2017. 

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Virtual Reality

BY TOBIAS MUELLER-ZIELKE
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 29, 2016

Tobias hat in seinem Vortrag eine kurze Einführung in die Virtuelle Realität, das heiße Thema des Jahres 2016, präsentiert:

  • was ist Virtuelle Realität?
  • wie funktioniert Virtuelle Realität?
  • was ist die VR-Krankheit und wie entsteht sie?
  • was sind die Unterschiede zwischen den Systemen, die dieses Jahr auf den Markt kommen.

Mehr zu diesen und anderen Aktivitäten von Tobias findet Ihr hier: http://tmt-beratung.de

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GalacticaVision, Enter the Age of Lore: A Journey into the Emerging Technology of Virtual Reality

BY NATHAN THORIN
@ VOL 23 ON AUG 23, 2017

It has been and amazingly fun, passionate entrepreneurial adventure in the emerging tech of virtual reality the last 4 years! Join GalactaVision as they discuss their inception, accelerator, testing in front of thousands, the completed projects, their current endeavors and the plan for the future. From supporting the Oculus Rift Kickstarter to launching their own Kickstarter for their VR RPG game of Lore - GalactaVision has gained a tremendous amount of information in their journey that they are excited to share with you. Nathan Thorin explains.

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VR Saving Planet A

BY CARINA MENTRUP
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 13, 2017

With VR Saving Planet A, Carinas startup uses immersive technologies as a powerful tool in education for sustainable development.
The powerful experiences in Virtual Reality can raise awareness for climate change, create empathy and teach us how to make more sustainable choices for the future of our planet - because there is no Planet B.