Nicole Lazzaro is CEO of XEO Design, a San Francisco Bay area company. She has over 20 years experience designing and developing games for various platforms. Here are highlights from an upcoming interview from our Women in Science and Tech series where she talks about the joy of wonder and developing games for virtual reality. What… Continue Reading
I sat down to speak with Halfdan Hussey, CEO and co-founder of Cinequest Inc, a Silicon Valley-based organization. Every year they host an annual film festival that features films, workshops, conversation and spotlights the latest technology for content creators and filmmakers. They also have a program for youths called Picture The Possibilities. Hussey talks about the philosophy behind… Continue Reading
Dr. Uma Jayaram is the co-founder and COO of VOKE VR that was acquired by Intel Corp in November 2016 for an undisclosed amount. We recorded our interview with Dr. Jayaram earlier this year before it was acquired by Intel. We sat down with Dr. Jayaram to find out how she and her husband Dr. Sankar… Continue Reading
Virtual Reality (VR) is the big trend this year in Silicon Valley. This big trend is market by the transition from cardboard VR headsets to fancy headsets like Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR and the introduction of 360 cameras and other hardware that help created VR content. We spoke with Karl Krantz, founder of Silicon… Continue Reading
Today I finally got to dip my toe into this frontier technology called Virtual Reality (VR) at Silicon Valley Virtual Reality (SVVR) show in San Jose. To be fair I did get a cardboard VR headset last year from DoDo Case, but never got around to trying it. I rectified that glaring oversight today… Continue Reading
Finally, the world got to see the first Oculus consumer virtual-reality (VR) headset last week. On June 11, 2015 Brendan Iribe unveiled and showed the first Oculus Rift. Facebook acquired Oculus in 2014 for a little over $2 billion. You can read more about Oculus VR headset here and here.
Google made quite a few announcments this morning at its annual Google I/O conference currently underway in San Francisco. Sundar Pichai delivered the keynote address that was punctuated with demos of new features and products the Mountain View-based company is rolling out. Google has 1 billion Android users, and that user base keeps growing every month… Continue Reading