Interview with Session Leader Keoki

Can you tell a little about your first VR experience?  Definitely. A coworker brought his VR rig to the office. I put it on and was instantly shooting arrows at some little attackers in some tower defense game.  I was utterly and completely IN it.  No training.  No tutorial.  Just started shooting arrows.  It wasn’t […]

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An Introduction to My Fascination With VR

[the original, shorter edition of this piece was posted here] OTHER-WORLDLY My hands move to the pulse of the music, and make the sparkles hanging in the air swirl and spin, leaving streaks of glittering colours all around us. I look over at my friend Clara dancing next to me, her fairy wings gracefully flapping […]

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Interview with Session Leader Geoffrey

Can you tell a little about your first VR experience?  My first VR experience was over two years ago. My arthritis issues were getting worse and worse – I couldn’t leave my apartment without going down a flight of stairs. So I was stuck inside quite a lot. I couldn’t go out easily anymore. It […]

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The Magic of Social VR

The tech world is buzzing with a new way to be a social creature in the modern world — a way that transcends any previous attempt to connect people remotely and digitally. This new possibility finally offers what live social platforms — from early chat rooms to current zoom calls — fall short to recreate: […]

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Interview with Session Leader Ignazio

Can you tell a little about your first VR experience?  The first time I put my head set on, and entered not even the VR world but just the setting up of the headset, I was blown away. I knew I was going to enter something that would engage my senses, especially sight, in a […]

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The faces of Social VR

VR is making huge advancements, with smaller, untethered devices, better resolution, and the early stages of hand tracking and haptics. In-game worlds are more realistic as well. What appears to be lagging behind is the avatar — the in-world representation of the player. On most social VR platforms, avatars are still fairly primitive, with bland, […]

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Interview with Session Leader Ryan

Can you tell a little about your first VR experience?  My first impression was when VR was first released years ago on the Vive for gamer computers. There was an underwater simulation of being on a boat with a giant whale swimming by that scared the bejesus out of me… it was mind blowing. Years […]

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EvolVR Community at Burning Man

Here are just a few images from this year’s Virtual Burn. Friends waiting for the man to burn: Our very own world-builder extraordinaire, Alan, designed the most amazing burn. We couldn’t believe our eyes. Some of us swore we could feel the heat from the fire. It was a sight to behold. A group shot […]

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Interview with Session Leader Rachel

Can you tell a little about your first VR experience?  I was overwhelmed with all the options. The ability to learn, explore and create, really feels like the options are unlimited! . What makes VR yoga different from a regular yoga class?  Yoga in the VR medium allows people to try yoga without a lot […]

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2 Years of “Jeditating”

July 23rd, 2019 That was exactly the day I wandered into a event in VR about meditation and mindfulness. Right before that, I was checking to see what was up. Which future event had a lot of interest, and which ones were ongoing. While searching, I saw an EvolVR mindfulness meditation event listed. Noticing the […]

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