The Virtual Reality Podcast

The Virtual Reality Podcast
Your realm for all things immersion tech in education & business. Support this podcast:

Dan Cockerell- How’s the Culture in Your Kingdom?
Jun 19 • 37 min
We talk to Dan about his time at Walt Disney World, gain insight into his leadership journey and understand how technology played a role in his success as well as added some barriers. We also discuss his new book coming out, How’s the Culture in your…
Educators in VR Conference 2020
Feb 15 • 28 min
Check out our discussion with Lorelle Vanfossen about the massive Educators in VR conference coming up February 17th through the 22nd. This conference will be using some of our fav platforms, such as Engage, AltspaceVR, and Rumii. Check out the website…
Andrew Trickett of MERGE FETC
Jan 17 • 13 min
Andrew talks MERGE Edu platform, thoughts on AR, and response at FETC. —- Support this podcast:
Amie Souder with Veative FETC
Jan 17 • 5 min
We touch base with Veative as they make their make in the US. Amie talks about the response so far at FETC and across the US. —- Support this podcast:
Chris Klein with ClassVR FETC
Jan 17 • 16 min
We touch base on ClassVR with Chris Klein at the Troxel-CDI booth at FETC. —- Support this podcast:
Rachelle Dene Poth FETC
Jan 17 • 20 min
Rachelle talks to us about her journey in AR and VR…plus why she loves the idea of sharing! —- Support this podcast:
Leslie Fisher @ #FETC
Jan 16 • 23 min
Microsoft learning initiatives, Immersive learning AND don’t forget to attend her final session on Friday - Leftovers with Leslie! —- Support this podcast:
Sini & David @ #FETC
Jan 16 • 7 min
BONUS David interviews Sini about Typetastic & Take your Students into Typing Adventure —- Support this podcast:
Jennifer Park @ #FETC
Jan 16 • 41 min
Assistive Technology in Special Education, access, equity —- Support this podcast:
Steve Dembo @ #FETC
Jan 16 • 23 min
ALL Things AR VR. Quest and latest releases of VR. —- Support this podcast:
Nancye Blair Black @ #FETC
Jan 16 • 22 min
App design, AR, VR, AI Cliffhanger —- Support this podcast:
Dr. Monica Burns @ #FETC
Jan 16 • 23 min
Teaching, learning, AR VR, accessibility —- Support this podcast:
Chad Lewis @ #FETC
Jan 16 • 16 min
Unity 3D app design, IDEA Lab, student driven innovative initiatives —- Support this podcast:
David Whelan, CEO of Immersive VR Education, creators of ENGAGE.
Jul 15, 2019 • 28 min
We talk with David Whelan, CEO of Immersive VR Education, creators of ENGAGE, a virtual reality communication education and training platform. Engage is also coming to the Oculus Quest and HTC Vive Focus. We actually recorded this episode in Engage both…
Dave Dolan & Veative, VR solutions for the classroom!
Jun 21, 2019 • 35 min
Veative: VR Solutions for SCHOOLS Virtual Reality has brought in a paradigm shift in learning. Using Virtual Reality in the classroom will give students the opportunity to interact and engage with their subjects in a virtual environment. Veative’s device…
Interview w/ Kwaku Aning Director for the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking
Jun 1, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode, we interview Kwaku Aning and discuss his use of VR and 360 videos, specifically his “I am From Fiji” 360 film series on climate change that can be found and viewed on youtube here (link to others below). Kwaku is also the cohost of the…
Interview with Alvin Graylin Pt Deux
May 24, 2019 • 25 min
Be sure to tune in to this episode to hear Alvin’s prediction on future headsets, and gain insights into unpublished research and studies on sports training in VR. —- Support this podcast:
Interview w/ Alvin Graylin, President of HTC China
May 17, 2019 • 25 min
Tune in to our interview with Alvin Graylin, President of HTC China as we discuss immersive technology, research, and what is on the horizon. —- Support this podcast:
Educators in VR Meetup w/ Altspace
May 10, 2019 • 26 min
Daniel Dyboski-Bryant and Lorelle VonFossen, share Educators in VR meetup information and how you can join them in Altspace to learn with a community of passionate educators. Also, we ponder the beauty of a future with VR having its own timezone: One…
DisruptEd: Immersive Tech for Littles
May 3, 2019 • 21 min
In Season 2 Episode 10 we interview Ayush Behere and Kate Peiler, of DisruptEd. In the past we have brought all kinds of great content tools and content for all ages, but are super excited to direct this episode to Pre-k, Kinders, and Early Childhood…
John Wick on Neuroscience in Education
Apr 26, 2019 • 43 min
John Wick on Neuroscience in Education —- Support this podcast:
Virtual and Augmented Reality Education with Mike McCready
Apr 22, 2019 • 23 min
In Season 2 Episode 8 we interview Mike McCready, VRAR association Chapter President for the Alberta Chapter, and Instructor at Lethbridge College. We discuss a new immersive technologies one year certificate program coming to Lethbridge college, the 2019…
Charlie Fink and Disney!…and VR…maybe
Apr 5, 2019 • 35 min
Charlie talks about his love of musicals, his time at Disney (including an awesome Lion King story), and there is some immersion tech mixed in there somewhere. —- Support this podcast:
Charlie Fink: From Disney to Virtual Worlds…Part 1!
Mar 29, 2019 • 33 min
Author, speaker, Forbes journalist, ARVR enthusiast and influencer Charlie Fink joins the conversation to talk about augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, 5G, and the kitchen sink! This is part 1, so make sure to check out the next…
Let’s GoMeta with Metaverse
Mar 22, 2019 • 30 min
In Season 2 Episode 5 we interview Luis Chavez and Dmitry Shapiro of Metaverse and discuss their Augmented Reality creation platform and use cases. There is a special reveal about a new platform, and also the new collection feature. SPONSOR THE VRPODCAST!…
VR Education with Steve Bambury from Jess Dubai
Mar 18, 2019 • 31 min
This week on the Virtual Reality Podcast we have a special guest who currently lives in Dubai and does quite a bit for Virtual Reality and education, mainly focusing on high end virtual reality experiences, like those on the HTC Vive platform. His name is…
Crafting Epic VR Access with Classcraft
Mar 8, 2019 • 24 min
We interviewed Shawn Young from Classcraft and discussed VR integration, and how to craft VR quests with the engagement management system. —- Support this podcast:
“No shoes, no shirt, NO D.I.C.E.” … or Part 2 of Dr. Jeremy Bailenson & Experience on Demand
Mar 1, 2019 • 24 min
In part 2, Dr. Bailenson shares what VR should be reserved for by introducing the acronym D.I.C.E. And of course, the VR Podcast crew throws their two cents as well! —- Support this podcast:
Dr. Jeremy Bailenson & Experience On Demand…part 1!
Feb 22, 2019 • 19 min
Dr. Jeremy Bailenson joins the island of misfit toys and talks about VR, AR, and his book, Experience On Demand. Dr. Bailenson is a Stanford Professor and founder of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab. You can follow him on twitter @StanfordVR and check…
ISTE Summer Spectacular…sorta. Starring Merge & EQtainment
Jun 28, 2018 • 11 min
Kevin Chaja of EQtainment and Jeremy Kenisky of Merge join as guest hosts to talk about ISTE and the buzz around immersion technology at the 2018 conference. Recorded on site at McCormick Center in Chicago. —- Support this podcast:…
ISTE in 5 - Google, France-Lee
Jun 28, 2018 • 6 min
The VR Podcast talks to France-Lee, Program Manager at Google about Immersion Tech at ISTE 2018. —- Support this podcast:
ISTE in 5 - Mark Suter
Jun 26, 2018 • 4 min
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast —- Support this podcast:
ISTE in 5 - Azine Davoudzadeh
Jun 25, 2018 • 4 min
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast —- Support this podcast:
ISTE in 5 - Rosemary Sirmans
Jun 25, 2018 • 4 min
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast —- Support this podcast:
ISTE in 5 - Milena Piasecka, Learn|Teach|Explore
Jun 25, 2018 • 3 min
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast —- Support this podcast:
Demystifying Virtual Reality
Jun 22, 2018 • 37 min
In the season finale, the gang explains all the confusing and complex terminology surrounding immersion tech to help educators get their feet wet! And also cool free giveaways at ISTE 2018 in Chicago! Included is the difference between “Yaw” and “Y’all.”…
VR in the Class Rumii
Jun 15, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode things get squirrely yet again as we interview Mat Chacon, CEO of Dogheadsimulations, and learn more about his background, Rumii’s VR conferencing platform and features, and the story behind the dog behind the headset—you know the one in…
Immersive Tech at ISTE 2018 Preview
Jun 8, 2018 • 48 min
ISTE! ISTE! ISTE! The gang talks about events to check out in Chicago for ISTE 2018 June 23rd-27th. You can also find out how to get yourself some The VR Podcast swag! —- Support this podcast:
Brian Costello & The Teacher’s Journey
Jun 2, 2018 • 41 min
Brian Costello joins the gang to talk EdTech philosophy, CoSpaces, 80s nostalgia, and microwave burritos. —- Support this podcast:
Jaime Donally & Learning Transported
May 26, 2018 • 28 min
This week, the gang talks to #ARVRinEDU moderator and author, Jaime Donally about her new book, Learning Transported. —- Support this podcast:
Get a Workout in Virtual Reality
May 18, 2018 • 35 min
Join the gang as they try to convince James to use immersion technology, especially virtual reality for fitness…and James takes on a challenge. —- Support this podcast:
Oculus Go, Go Gadget VR!
May 11, 2018 • 34 min
Listen in as the crew has an unedited convo about their first impressions of the Oculus Go and where they see it fitting in to education…if it does at all! And of course, they try to set the record for most inside jokes possible…just for your listening…
The Future of Us
May 4, 2018 • 8 min
While the gang is away, James will play! In this episode, James talks about the future of The Virtual Reality Podcast and how to connect with The VR Podcast crew virtually and in-person. —- Support this podcast:…
Ready Future One
Apr 27, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, Amanda is on location in Tanzania while the boys hold down the fort! Join them as they talk about existing technologies found in RP1. —- Support this podcast:
Safety Educator One
Apr 20, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, the gang talks about safety concerns from Ready Player One and how it might give insight to our current interaction with virtual environments in education, like social media. And Amanda schools James about Kid President. —- Support this…
Ready Humanity One
Apr 13, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode, The Virtual Reality Podcast crew talk about equity and poverty by pulling in parallels and symbolism from Ready Player One. —- Support this podcast:
Ready Educator One
Apr 4, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, The Virtual Reality Podcast crew tackle the themes from Ready Player One that can have an impact on education. —- Support this podcast: