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XR Connections - Extended Reality - XR | AR | VR | MR

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XR Connections covers Extended Reality (XR - AR - VR - MR), providing a weekly guide to items of interest in the worlds of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality. Hosted by Liam James O'Malley of Mars and Mercury - XR Strategy and Intelligence

Latest Episodes

No. 19. Former Disney Imagineer Brian Collins on Transforming Education with XR

Episode No. 19. features former Disney Imagineer Brian Collins of The Brainstorm Institute and Magic Bytes on transforming education with XR, VR platforms AltspaceVR and Engage, and advice and insight on presenting in VR. Brian Collins Magic Bytes Brainstorm Institute FB The Mouse and the Imagineer Educators Who Love Disney Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Haunted Mansion Pepper’s Ghost Effect AltSpace VR VRAR Global Summit Engage Victory XR Dr. Martin Rayala - Enso Education Institute Educators in VR Acknowledgements: Call Recording: Zoom Podcasting: Anchor Editing: Logic Pro X Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

32 MINJUL 17
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No. 19. Former Disney Imagineer Brian Collins on Transforming Education with XR

No. 18. VictoryXR's Steve Grubbs on building a Virtual Reality Classroom Environment and Developing a Standards-Based VR Curriculum

Steve Grubbs, founder and CEO of VictoryXR, discusses building a Virtual Reality Classroom Environment, engaging a team to develop and present a Standards-Based VR Curriculum, choosing the ENGAGE platform as VictoryXR's virtual campus, how hardware development is accelerating adoption of VR education, and some of his favorite educational VR experiences. VictoryXR Steve Grubbs Pico Neo 2 Engage Rene Gadelha Daniel Coyle The DAVE School Award-Winning VR Frog Dissection SideQuest Vive Focus Pro ChalkBites VR Corporate Training Kai Liang EduLearn20 AWE Anne Frank House in Virtual Reality 1943 Berlin Blitz --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

35 MINJUN 23
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No. 18. VictoryXR's Steve Grubbs on building a Virtual Reality Classroom Environment and Developing a Standards-Based VR Curriculum

No. 17 Rene Pinnell on Cannes XR 2020, The VR Museum of Other Realities, Grants for XR Artists, and the Kaleidoscope Creator Community.

In Episode No. 17 Rene Pinnell of Kaleidoscope VR discusses Cannes XR 2020, The VR Museum of Other Realities, and how he and his wife have built Kaleidoscope and a community-funded grant model that helps artists migrate into the new medium of XR. Rene Pinnell Kaleidoscope Cannes XR - June 22-26 2020 Elie Levasseur - XR program Leader - Cannes XR / Le Marché du Film & Head of NewImages XR Market AltSpaceVR VRChat The Museum of Other Realities Tribeca Film Festival VEER Premium VR Experiences VHRAM! - Virtual Reality in Hamburg Virtual Festival 2020 Oculus Rift Titans of Space VR Game Wired Magazine BattleScar Immersive Film Acknowledgements: ​Call Recording: Skype Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ​ Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

26 MINJUN 19
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No. 17 Rene Pinnell on Cannes XR 2020, The VR Museum of Other Realities, Grants for XR Artists, and the Kaleidoscope Creator Community.

No. 16 XR Rapid Prototyping with Preview Lab's Bernard Francois

EPISODE 016 SHOW NOTES: ​Featuring an interview with Bernard Francois, founder of Preview Labs, who discusses the unique challenges and benefits of rapid prototyping for XR, his company’s VR and AR projects for the National Institutes for Health and Yale University, and his experience presenting and networking at the online AWE 2020 Conference in May 2020. Preview Labs ​Global Game Jam ​Oculus DK1 Retrospective from Road to VR ​HTC Vive ​XR Health ​National Institutes of Health ​Yale University - Play for Real Lab - Invite Only VR Vaping Prevention Game ​AWE 2020 Conference ​Preview Labs Blog ​Physics in Games and VR Simulations Presentation by Bernard Francois at NYU ​Game Developers Conference - August 4-6 2020 (Online) ​Boston Virtual Reality Meetup ​VRAR Global Summit ​Acknowledgements: ​Call Recording: Skype Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ​ Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

26 MINJUN 10
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No. 16 XR Rapid Prototyping with Preview Lab's Bernard Francois

No. 15 Virtual Reality and Education with Kai Liang of MEL Science

EPISODE 015 SHOW NOTES: Featuring an interview with Kai Liang of MEL Science and Smart Stone Technology. Kai discusses how he got his start in Virtual Reality for Education, the role quality content plays in the adoption of VR for K-12 use, subjects that VR excels at, and his recommendations of VR education content providers. Kai Liang MEL Science Smart Stone Autostereoscopic 3D Dimenco Vassilli Philippov (MEL) Bernard Frischer (Virtual Rome) ​The Body VR ​CoSpaces ​Wild Immersion ​Catherine D. Henry ​Alan Smithson ​Alvin Wang Gralin HTC ​Leland Hedges PICO ​Acknowledgements: ​Call Recording: Zoom Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ​ Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

47 MINMAY 28
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No. 15 Virtual Reality and Education with Kai Liang of MEL Science

No. 14 Participating in the MIT XR Reality Hack with Tom Buchanan, Co-Founder of haptic glove maker Contact CI.

EPISODE 014 SHOW NOTES: Episode 14 of XR Connections features an interview with Tom Buchanan, Co-Founder and Chief of Product for the haptic glove maker Contact CI. Tom discusses his experience as a participant of the XR-focused MIT Reality Hack, his team's award-winning immersive Impact Journalism project, Rising Tide, haptic technology, the Varjo XR-1 Mixed Reality Headset, Contact CI's Maestro gloves and recent advancements in hand-tracking. Tom Buchanan Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Reality Hack Discord Voice and Text Chat App Rising Tide MIT Reality Hack Project Rising Tide Team Members: Liam Broza LifeScope Lab, Carlos Calva, Clair Chuff, Grace Ma Varjo XR-1 Varjo XR-1 and Volvo Contact CI / Maestro Haptic Glove Cincinatti VR Meetup Vectre XR Development Studio Cincy Inno / American Inno Network Ultraleap, Leap Motion Tracking and Haptics Valve Index Controllers HandTracking/Oculus Quest NReal Glasses MagicLeap Acknowledgements: Call Recording:Skype Podcasting:Anchor Recording:Logic Pro X Music: "Are You There" byDR. MARS Hosted and Produced byLiam James O'MalleyatMars & Mercury --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

30 MINMAR 11
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No. 14 Participating in the MIT XR Reality Hack with Tom Buchanan, Co-Founder of haptic glove maker Contact CI.

No. 13 with Terry Proto on Virtual Reality Marketing and Ubereal Agency

Episode 13 features an interview with Terry Proto, Co-Founder and CEO of Virtual Reality Marketing and Ubereal Agency. Terry is both helping brands find trustworthy XR development partners and helping XR creators find more clients and recurring business. We discuss Virtual Reality Marketing’s searchable database of over 2500 XR creators, the importance of XR case studies, the challenges of beginning an XR project, who Terry follows to keep up on XR developments, XR events of interest, and promising new advances in AR glasses. Ubereal Agency Virtual Reality Marketing Searchable Database of XR Creators Ubereal Partner Rikard Berglin Amazon and AR Oculus Quest XR Ignite Accelerator Alan Smithson XR for Business Podcast Julie Smithson XR for Learning Podcast Metavrse Charlie Fink Charlie Fink’s XR at Forbes AWE Expo VRX Conference and Expo ARtillery Newsletter XR Intelligence VR/AR Association Hololens 2 nReal AR Glasses Jason McDowall The AR Show Acknowledgements: Call Recording: Sky...

26 MINMAR 4
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No. 13 with Terry Proto on Virtual Reality Marketing and Ubereal Agency

No. 12 with Covalent's Thomas Jackson on the MIT XR Reality Hack

Episode 012 presents an overview of leading-edge XR tech and hardware as seen at MIT Reality Hack 2020 in an interview with Thomas Jackson, founder of XR design and development firm Covalent Reality. A volunteer at this year's MIT XR Hackathon, Jackson discusses the Human Bionic Display of the Varjo VR headset, the open source AR platform Project North Star, his favorite Hackathon projects and who he follows to keep up with XR developments. MIT Reality Hack 2020 Thomas Jackson ​Covalent MIT Hackathon VR Tech: ​Oculus Rift ​Oculus Quest Vive Pro ​HP Reverb ​Varjo MIT Hackathon AR Tech: MagicLeap ​HoloLens ​Project North Star ​nReal Light ​MIT Hackathon Projects GhostbustXR VSiBL Ryan Kopinsky Thomas Jackson's Follow Recommendations: John Carmack,AI researcher, Consulting CTO Oculus VR Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist, Oculus Timmy Ghiurau, Volvo Jacob Cedulf, Volvo MIT Hackathon Team Eswar Anandapadmanaban Sarah Pillai Scott Greenwald Maria Rice See Also:​ MIT Reality Hack P...

34 MINFEB 11
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No. 12 with Covalent's Thomas Jackson on the MIT XR Reality Hack

No. 11 with Dan Zaitsev of the AR Creator's Community CatchAR

EPISODE 011 SHOW NOTES: Episode 011 features an interview with Dan Zaitsev, who discusses his vision for CatchAR, the community platform he has built for Augmented Reality creators, 2019’s biggest developments for AR creators, his advice for getting started in making AR prototypes and his plans for the future of CatchAR. Catchar.io SparkAR ​LensStudio ​ARCore ​ARKit ​HoloLens ​MagicLeap ​Aidan WolfDoodle Lens Call Recording:Skype Podcasting:Anchor Recording:Logic Pro X Music: "Are You There" byDR. MARS Hosted and Produced byLiam James O'MalleyatMars & Mercury --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

24 MIN2019 DEC 19
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No. 11 with Dan Zaitsev of the AR Creator's Community CatchAR

No. 10 of XR Connections on AR, VR, and XR in Retail with Ed McCabe of Zebra Technologies

EPISODE 010 SHOW NOTES: Episode 010 covers XR in Retail and features an interview with Ed McCabe of Zebra Technologies, who discusses how AR headsets are improving efficiency in warehouses, the use of AR for picking and stocking, how XR is driving immersive brand experiences, and what consumers might expect to see this 2019 Holiday Shopping season. Also discussed are Neil Redding and Tony Parisi’s Near Future of Retail Project and small businesses getting started in AR. Augmented Reality Experiences Will Save Brick and Mortar Retailby Tom Emrich SnapChat Lego Wear Store Near Future of Retailat Medium Neil Redding, Near Future of Retail, Redding Futures The Top 10 Technology Trends In Retail: How Tech Will Transform Shopping In 2020byBernard Marrat Forbes How to Afford an Augmented Reality Solution as a Small BusinessbyNar Poghos Katelyn Coghlan,Mezmos, The Glimpse Group Ed McCabe Zebra Technologies NFL Next Gen Stats Call Recording: Anchor Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ...

27 MIN2019 DEC 9
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No. 10 of XR Connections on AR, VR, and XR in Retail with Ed McCabe of Zebra Technologies

Latest Episodes

No. 19. Former Disney Imagineer Brian Collins on Transforming Education with XR

Episode No. 19. features former Disney Imagineer Brian Collins of The Brainstorm Institute and Magic Bytes on transforming education with XR, VR platforms AltspaceVR and Engage, and advice and insight on presenting in VR. Brian Collins Magic Bytes Brainstorm Institute FB The Mouse and the Imagineer Educators Who Love Disney Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Haunted Mansion Pepper’s Ghost Effect AltSpace VR VRAR Global Summit Engage Victory XR Dr. Martin Rayala - Enso Education Institute Educators in VR Acknowledgements: Call Recording: Zoom Podcasting: Anchor Editing: Logic Pro X Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

32 MINJUL 17
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No. 19. Former Disney Imagineer Brian Collins on Transforming Education with XR

No. 18. VictoryXR's Steve Grubbs on building a Virtual Reality Classroom Environment and Developing a Standards-Based VR Curriculum

Steve Grubbs, founder and CEO of VictoryXR, discusses building a Virtual Reality Classroom Environment, engaging a team to develop and present a Standards-Based VR Curriculum, choosing the ENGAGE platform as VictoryXR's virtual campus, how hardware development is accelerating adoption of VR education, and some of his favorite educational VR experiences. VictoryXR Steve Grubbs Pico Neo 2 Engage Rene Gadelha Daniel Coyle The DAVE School Award-Winning VR Frog Dissection SideQuest Vive Focus Pro ChalkBites VR Corporate Training Kai Liang EduLearn20 AWE Anne Frank House in Virtual Reality 1943 Berlin Blitz --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

35 MINJUN 23
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No. 18. VictoryXR's Steve Grubbs on building a Virtual Reality Classroom Environment and Developing a Standards-Based VR Curriculum

No. 17 Rene Pinnell on Cannes XR 2020, The VR Museum of Other Realities, Grants for XR Artists, and the Kaleidoscope Creator Community.

In Episode No. 17 Rene Pinnell of Kaleidoscope VR discusses Cannes XR 2020, The VR Museum of Other Realities, and how he and his wife have built Kaleidoscope and a community-funded grant model that helps artists migrate into the new medium of XR. Rene Pinnell Kaleidoscope Cannes XR - June 22-26 2020 Elie Levasseur - XR program Leader - Cannes XR / Le Marché du Film & Head of NewImages XR Market AltSpaceVR VRChat The Museum of Other Realities Tribeca Film Festival VEER Premium VR Experiences VHRAM! - Virtual Reality in Hamburg Virtual Festival 2020 Oculus Rift Titans of Space VR Game Wired Magazine BattleScar Immersive Film Acknowledgements: ​Call Recording: Skype Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ​ Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

26 MINJUN 19
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No. 17 Rene Pinnell on Cannes XR 2020, The VR Museum of Other Realities, Grants for XR Artists, and the Kaleidoscope Creator Community.

No. 16 XR Rapid Prototyping with Preview Lab's Bernard Francois

EPISODE 016 SHOW NOTES: ​Featuring an interview with Bernard Francois, founder of Preview Labs, who discusses the unique challenges and benefits of rapid prototyping for XR, his company’s VR and AR projects for the National Institutes for Health and Yale University, and his experience presenting and networking at the online AWE 2020 Conference in May 2020. Preview Labs ​Global Game Jam ​Oculus DK1 Retrospective from Road to VR ​HTC Vive ​XR Health ​National Institutes of Health ​Yale University - Play for Real Lab - Invite Only VR Vaping Prevention Game ​AWE 2020 Conference ​Preview Labs Blog ​Physics in Games and VR Simulations Presentation by Bernard Francois at NYU ​Game Developers Conference - August 4-6 2020 (Online) ​Boston Virtual Reality Meetup ​VRAR Global Summit ​Acknowledgements: ​Call Recording: Skype Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ​ Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

26 MINJUN 10
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No. 16 XR Rapid Prototyping with Preview Lab's Bernard Francois

No. 15 Virtual Reality and Education with Kai Liang of MEL Science

EPISODE 015 SHOW NOTES: Featuring an interview with Kai Liang of MEL Science and Smart Stone Technology. Kai discusses how he got his start in Virtual Reality for Education, the role quality content plays in the adoption of VR for K-12 use, subjects that VR excels at, and his recommendations of VR education content providers. Kai Liang MEL Science Smart Stone Autostereoscopic 3D Dimenco Vassilli Philippov (MEL) Bernard Frischer (Virtual Rome) ​The Body VR ​CoSpaces ​Wild Immersion ​Catherine D. Henry ​Alan Smithson ​Alvin Wang Gralin HTC ​Leland Hedges PICO ​Acknowledgements: ​Call Recording: Zoom Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ​ Music: "Are You There" by DR. MARS --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

47 MINMAY 28
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No. 15 Virtual Reality and Education with Kai Liang of MEL Science

No. 14 Participating in the MIT XR Reality Hack with Tom Buchanan, Co-Founder of haptic glove maker Contact CI.

EPISODE 014 SHOW NOTES: Episode 14 of XR Connections features an interview with Tom Buchanan, Co-Founder and Chief of Product for the haptic glove maker Contact CI. Tom discusses his experience as a participant of the XR-focused MIT Reality Hack, his team's award-winning immersive Impact Journalism project, Rising Tide, haptic technology, the Varjo XR-1 Mixed Reality Headset, Contact CI's Maestro gloves and recent advancements in hand-tracking. Tom Buchanan Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Reality Hack Discord Voice and Text Chat App Rising Tide MIT Reality Hack Project Rising Tide Team Members: Liam Broza LifeScope Lab, Carlos Calva, Clair Chuff, Grace Ma Varjo XR-1 Varjo XR-1 and Volvo Contact CI / Maestro Haptic Glove Cincinatti VR Meetup Vectre XR Development Studio Cincy Inno / American Inno Network Ultraleap, Leap Motion Tracking and Haptics Valve Index Controllers HandTracking/Oculus Quest NReal Glasses MagicLeap Acknowledgements: Call Recording:Skype Podcasting:Anchor Recording:Logic Pro X Music: "Are You There" byDR. MARS Hosted and Produced byLiam James O'MalleyatMars & Mercury --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

30 MINMAR 11
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No. 14 Participating in the MIT XR Reality Hack with Tom Buchanan, Co-Founder of haptic glove maker Contact CI.

No. 13 with Terry Proto on Virtual Reality Marketing and Ubereal Agency

Episode 13 features an interview with Terry Proto, Co-Founder and CEO of Virtual Reality Marketing and Ubereal Agency. Terry is both helping brands find trustworthy XR development partners and helping XR creators find more clients and recurring business. We discuss Virtual Reality Marketing’s searchable database of over 2500 XR creators, the importance of XR case studies, the challenges of beginning an XR project, who Terry follows to keep up on XR developments, XR events of interest, and promising new advances in AR glasses. Ubereal Agency Virtual Reality Marketing Searchable Database of XR Creators Ubereal Partner Rikard Berglin Amazon and AR Oculus Quest XR Ignite Accelerator Alan Smithson XR for Business Podcast Julie Smithson XR for Learning Podcast Metavrse Charlie Fink Charlie Fink’s XR at Forbes AWE Expo VRX Conference and Expo ARtillery Newsletter XR Intelligence VR/AR Association Hololens 2 nReal AR Glasses Jason McDowall The AR Show Acknowledgements: Call Recording: Sky...

26 MINMAR 4
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No. 13 with Terry Proto on Virtual Reality Marketing and Ubereal Agency

No. 12 with Covalent's Thomas Jackson on the MIT XR Reality Hack

Episode 012 presents an overview of leading-edge XR tech and hardware as seen at MIT Reality Hack 2020 in an interview with Thomas Jackson, founder of XR design and development firm Covalent Reality. A volunteer at this year's MIT XR Hackathon, Jackson discusses the Human Bionic Display of the Varjo VR headset, the open source AR platform Project North Star, his favorite Hackathon projects and who he follows to keep up with XR developments. MIT Reality Hack 2020 Thomas Jackson ​Covalent MIT Hackathon VR Tech: ​Oculus Rift ​Oculus Quest Vive Pro ​HP Reverb ​Varjo MIT Hackathon AR Tech: MagicLeap ​HoloLens ​Project North Star ​nReal Light ​MIT Hackathon Projects GhostbustXR VSiBL Ryan Kopinsky Thomas Jackson's Follow Recommendations: John Carmack,AI researcher, Consulting CTO Oculus VR Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist, Oculus Timmy Ghiurau, Volvo Jacob Cedulf, Volvo MIT Hackathon Team Eswar Anandapadmanaban Sarah Pillai Scott Greenwald Maria Rice See Also:​ MIT Reality Hack P...

34 MINFEB 11
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No. 12 with Covalent's Thomas Jackson on the MIT XR Reality Hack

No. 11 with Dan Zaitsev of the AR Creator's Community CatchAR

EPISODE 011 SHOW NOTES: Episode 011 features an interview with Dan Zaitsev, who discusses his vision for CatchAR, the community platform he has built for Augmented Reality creators, 2019’s biggest developments for AR creators, his advice for getting started in making AR prototypes and his plans for the future of CatchAR. Catchar.io SparkAR ​LensStudio ​ARCore ​ARKit ​HoloLens ​MagicLeap ​Aidan WolfDoodle Lens Call Recording:Skype Podcasting:Anchor Recording:Logic Pro X Music: "Are You There" byDR. MARS Hosted and Produced byLiam James O'MalleyatMars & Mercury --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

24 MIN2019 DEC 19
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No. 11 with Dan Zaitsev of the AR Creator's Community CatchAR

No. 10 of XR Connections on AR, VR, and XR in Retail with Ed McCabe of Zebra Technologies

EPISODE 010 SHOW NOTES: Episode 010 covers XR in Retail and features an interview with Ed McCabe of Zebra Technologies, who discusses how AR headsets are improving efficiency in warehouses, the use of AR for picking and stocking, how XR is driving immersive brand experiences, and what consumers might expect to see this 2019 Holiday Shopping season. Also discussed are Neil Redding and Tony Parisi’s Near Future of Retail Project and small businesses getting started in AR. Augmented Reality Experiences Will Save Brick and Mortar Retailby Tom Emrich SnapChat Lego Wear Store Near Future of Retailat Medium Neil Redding, Near Future of Retail, Redding Futures The Top 10 Technology Trends In Retail: How Tech Will Transform Shopping In 2020byBernard Marrat Forbes How to Afford an Augmented Reality Solution as a Small BusinessbyNar Poghos Katelyn Coghlan,Mezmos, The Glimpse Group Ed McCabe Zebra Technologies NFL Next Gen Stats Call Recording: Anchor Podcasting: Anchor Recording: Logic Pro X ...

27 MIN2019 DEC 9
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No. 10 of XR Connections on AR, VR, and XR in Retail with Ed McCabe of Zebra Technologies
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