Exercise in Virtual Reality, Part 2

Listen now: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/distilled/episodes/2018-06-24T09_12_48-07_00

Chris Ross returns to the show for a second round of verbal sparring, from muay thai training to shadowboxing. With BoxVR and Beat Saber and a heathy dose of mindfulness, you can see dramatic improvements in your skill. These games offer a compelling example of coaching techniques applied to a training routine in virtual reality. The real world results speak for themselves.

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Exercise in Virtual Reality, Part 1

Listen now: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/distilled/episodes/2018-05-20T16_12_23-07_00

Chris Ross joins the show to talk about the intersection of exercise with virtual reality computing. BeatSaber is quickly becoming the best game in the Oculus Rift marketplace, since its release in early May 2018. We ask and answer the question: why buy VR hardware instead of a gym membership?

Invisible Apps

Listen now: Invisible Apps

As mobile technology dominates the digital landscape, we are now starting to see evidence that application design is taking second place to service design. Interactions are no longer bound to a single isolated experience. Instead, they span multiple platforms, from laptop to mobile to wearable device across time and space.