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Virtual Play within the Metaverse from a Tech-Savvy Dad’s perspective.

Virtual Play within the Metaverse from a Tech-Savvy Dad’s perspective.

Update: 2022-04-05
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Playing with VR and AR within the metaverse from a Tech Savvy Dad’s perspective

Ben Fryer LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminfryer/

 

Diverse Interactive: https://www.diverseinteractive.com/

 

“We make the impossible happen…Bringing big ideas to life through technology, craft and curiosity, Diverse Interactive is an independent experience agency where epic concepts become an exciting reality.”

Debi John LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debi-john-159343a8/

 

Play Healing CIC: https://www.playhealing.com/

 

During this podcast, awesome dad and co founder of diverse interactive…Ben Prior co founder of Diverse Interactive speaks to Debi about his experience of raising two kids that have access to some pretty cool tech! Over last 7 years he has been supporting  brands to use the meta verse to it’s full extent using specialised immersive technology.

In this podcast I wanted to find out more about the meta verse and how he thinks it will affect our lives and more importantly the lives of our kids in the future…

Timeline:

1:50   What is the Metaverse?

2:30 Where is the Metaverse?

4:00   App Recommendations for kids?

4:20 What is Augmented Reality?

4:40 The power of Pokemon

5:10 The joy of Minecraft

5:40 How Minecraft can help you to build connection through play?

6:10 Minecraft Education.

6:45 How can we as parents connect with our kids in the metaverse?

7:10 The challenge of Fortnight!

7:45 Working together with your child with games.

8:30 Virtual Reality and our kids.

9:15 Playstation VR

9:20 Quest Headsets

9:30 Age recommendations for headsets.

11:40 Proprioception and VR Headsets.

12:15 Saving lives through VR and further applications.

12:30 VR for Education and it’s potential.   

14:00 Concerns for parents around the Metaverse

15:00 The biggest concern.

16:30 The cost of virtual goods.

18:30 What one thing would you want to change in the education system today?

19:00 Worldwide impact.

19:30 Diversity and Inclusion are shared widely.

20:00 The one thing.

20:50 Outro thanks to Diverse Interactive.

21:00 Supporting parents in the corporate sector.

 

 

Disclaimer: VR Headsets are designed for older teens/adults and Play Healing CIC would recommend sticking to government guidelines with regards to the age of children using these VR devices. We would also encourage parents to be actively involved with their children when they are using VR and be aware of the content they are accessing where possible.

For more information check out the link below:

 

The safety of virtual reality systems Government Guidelines

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/923616/safety-domestic-vr-systems.pdf

 

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Virtual Play within the Metaverse from a Tech-Savvy Dad’s perspective.

Virtual Play within the Metaverse from a Tech-Savvy Dad’s perspective.

Debi John