The Virtually Relevant podcast is a biweekly show hosted by members of the HoustonVR community. We give our take on the latest VR and AR news, controversies and experiences from a variety of backgrounds and viewpoints.
VR/AR News Special Note: We recorded this episode on 3/11/2020 as a result some of the discussion around the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t express the gravity of the situation now. This episode we are covering the news and only the news going on in the VR/AR world. There’s been a ton going on in and out […]
Asymmetrical VR and AR Asymmetrical VR is one of our favorite genres of experiences. We discuss the latest news and talk about some of our personal favorite games that use this format. We also had the pleasure of being joined by the development team of Shadows Optional (Carlos, Jakob, and Zale) you can find […]
Hand Tracking on Quest This week Eric, Josh, and Kevin talk Hand Tracking on the Quest as well as the latest VR news. If you’re interested in enterprise VR consider checking out the XR Showdown at http://xrshowdown.com/ It’s a livestreamed VR/AR Game jam where teams work on projects for sponsors like Exxon to solve […]
2020 Vision This episode we discuss the latest VR/AR news as well as the road so far for VR and AR in the last decade. We saw the resurgence of a stagnant industry in the last several years so what does the next 10 hold for Immersive Technology? Will this be the Roaring 20s for […]
Goodbye 2019! Hello 2020! It’s a short episode this time as we bring 2019 to a close. Many people likely received VR headsets for the various winter holidays or bought one themselves for Black Friday. So we thought we would discuss good “must-have” titles for new headset owners. We also touch on our hopes for […]
VR in the Mainstream This episode we are joined by Ted Hayes II to discuss what we think the VR market needs to break through from a niche product into the cultural mainstream. How far are we? Is there a magic number of units sold to get us there? Is the time really Now like […]
Oculus Link, Pimax 5K+ and Black Friday Deals Surprise! This episode is a little early in preparation for the holiday weekend. This week we recorded a little early to get the episode out before the big shopping holiday to let you know about some of the Black Friday shopping deals of VR equipment as well […]
Locomotion in VR This episode we are discussing one of the more difficult challenges in Virtual Reality. Locomotion, how we move in virtual space is a problem that has plagued VR since it’s inception and there have been a number of commercial solutions this generation that each have their ups and downs. Enjoy!
Horror Games, Tilt Five, and the Death of Phone Based VR Mobile VR has finally been given it’s eulogy at Oculus Connect 6. Eric, Josh, Kevin, and William discuss what this means for the future of the industry and if they think we will ever see phone based VR make a come back. The AR […]