#011 - Kathy Bisbee - Brookline Interactive - Public VR Lab - Virtuality Podcast
Welcome to Season 2 of the Virtuality Podcast. We brought Kathy Bisbee on the show to talk about the Brookline Interactive Group and their Public VR Lab. Once a community broadcast group, Kathy has led the transformation into a media center with VR at it's focus. We talk about her projects locally and with the United Nations.
0'00" Brookline interactive group
4'00" Public vr lab
6'15" projects for the United Nations
9'45" Cultural differences in experiencing VR
11'45" Immersive story telling and media literacy
15'00" Hero’s journey
17'15" Agency within an experience
18'50" Difficulties of communicating what VR is like to those who haven't tried it.
20'20" AR experience with local monuments
21'26" possibilities with the freedom trail
23'00" Standardization of distribution in AR
24'00" Location based services
24'48" Creating a community for collaborative creation without economic incentives
27'05" Empowering new creators with the skill set to make their own XR experiences
28'40" Is google cardboard doing VR a disservice?
31'23" VR is on the eve of adoption
31'45" Technology driven adoption versus Consumer first Adoption 33'40" What first demo
34'20" Creator of Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland at VRLA 2017
35'55" VR creatives need to think about what people want
37'40" importance of Location based VR experiences
39'48" VR is a paradigm shift equivalent to the internet
41'00" Public VR lab projects
43'00" Immigration stories told through VR
48'00" Dip in VR adoption makes it a great time to learn
49'30" We need more diversity in VR
50'15" purpose of viveport
52'50" Talk to your community media centers about VR
53'50" Hamilton is just one immigration story, what could more do?
56'31" making the experiences, technology , and VR industry as a whole accessible.
Links: Public VR : http://publicvrlab.com Hubweek
Justin Roiland co-creator of Rick and Morty VRLA talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPN5V7ZEcrQ
Eyes Wide Open: VR Journalism http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6959518/
The Blu http://store.steampowered.com/app/451520/theBlu/ or https://www.viveport.com/apps/1b591122-7ab7-4c27-9d31-cbaf9ef8e1e1
Future of storytelling festival https://futureofstorytelling.org/fest
Mindtrek VR https://www.mindtrekvr.com
Music by Rachel Dziezynski
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