Welcome to the Enter VR podcast! On this episode we are joined by Az Balabanian from the Research VR podcast. Check out show notes below to get a preview of what we talked about. 1:00 Reminiscing the good ol days and 100 vr hour project 2:30 What keeps Az busy these days. 5:00 The dynamics of doing a podcast in VR with Bigscreen VR. 7:00 Shopping around for the right social VR world to host a talk show. 11:00 Enter VR dance crew is on the way. 12:40 Recalling playing vr games and experiences these days. 16:00 VR environments can have a real effect on you? 27:00 Could VR environments be designed to minimize trolling and bad behavior? 35:00 Self policing communities can actually happen in VR 37:00 What is the current state of photogammetry? 43:30 What is the difference between lightfields vs. photogammetry ? 49:00 Is lightfield technology dead? 51:00 Can you pay your rent just by doing work with photogammetry? 54:00 What are LIDAR cameras? 59:00 Who will win? Spinning lasers or machine vision for VR tracking? 1:03:30 How long will it take for VR to leave the trough of disillusionment. How do you make money VR right now while anticipating where the future will be? 1:09:00 Reflecting on the impact Ready Player One can have on the current state of the industry. 1:14:30 Trying out the Varjo headset and the potential it will have on the industry. 1:19:00 How far away are we from a complete 5G connected future? 1:23:00 The existential potential and threat of eye tracking technology. 1:28:00 Trying to wrap our minds our around the current state of social media. 1:35:00 How to stay in touch Az and closing thoughts. Thanks to Az for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening! Check out the links below to get in touch Az: https://twitter.com/Azadux http://azadux.com/ https://itunes.apple.com/fi/podcast/researchvr-podcast/id1072936162?mt=2 https://twitter.com/researchvrcast The song from the intro is Remix of the Legend Zelda's Song of Storms by Deon Custom https://soundcloud.com/deoncustom/zelda-song-of-storms-deon-custom-remix Please support the artist!