Telepresence Education for Children with Autism – 360 Interview with Inventor Graham Smith

Telepresence Education for Children with Autism – 360 Interview with Inventor Graham Smith

Serial inventor and telepresence pioneer Graham Smith is paving the way to a future of remote collaboration. At VRTO I caught up with Graham to talk about his latest project, WebMoti, a telepresence system to give children with autism full control of their classroom experience from the comfort of their own home.

Will Astronauts Use VR on Mars? – An Interview with Peggy Wu

Will Astronauts Use VR on Mars? – An Interview with Peggy Wu

What does VR have in store for space exploration? At this year's Virtual Reality convention in Toronto, I sat down with Peggy Wu, the Associate Director for Research in Human-Machine Interaction at United Technologies, to talk about her perspective on this exciting aspect of our future.

Strategies for Startup Success with Angel Investor Uri Levine – VR Interview

Strategies for Startup Success with Angel Investor Uri Levine – VR Interview

Serial entrepreneur and angel investor Uri Levine is an expert in building successful companies. You may recognize him as the man who sold Waze to Google for $1.3 billion - as a co-founder and board member of over half a dozen startups, Uri is well-versed in what makes tech companies tick, and he has some tips for where, when, why, and how to make your startups stick.

Dynamic Design Duo Anton & Irene Get Real About Work Life Balance – VR Interview

Dynamic Design Duo Anton & Irene Get Real About Work Life Balance – VR Interview

World-renowned design duo Anton and Irene quit their day jobs and started their own design studio. Now they travel the world and pursue the passion projects they've always wanted to create. Watch the interview in 360 or VR!

Tech Girls Canada Portrait of Strength

Tech Girls Canada Portrait of Strength

As you start to make your way in any industry, finding groups and organizations that resonate with you is a great way to find support, friendships, and professional relationships in your field. As a young woman in tech, I'm part of a number of Women in Tech and Women in STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering and [...]

Loretta Faveri – How This Inventor Turns Motion into Sound

Loretta Faveri – How This Inventor Turns Motion into Sound

Wearable tech is all the rage these days. Every month there’s a new smartwatch or fitband coming out to streamline the integration of technology in our everyday lives. But the focus thus far has been on functionality, with few devices emerging for entertainment and, to use a broad generalization, for “the arts.” That’s why I [...]

Maeghan Smulders – “Never Settle, and Stay Curious”

Maeghan Smulders – “Never Settle, and Stay Curious”

If you’ve ever interned at a company, you know the importance of selling yourself, and fast. An internship is like an extended interview. It’s your chance to try out a company, and for the company to see if they like you – so you have to make a big impression in a short amount of [...]