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

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

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. Continue reading Strategies for Startup Success with Angel Investor Uri Levine – 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! Continue reading Dynamic Design Duo Anton & Irene Get Real About Work Life Balance – VR Interview

Gadget Review: Sprocket, HP’s New Pocket-Sized Photo Printer, Stomps on Fujifilm’s Instax Share

Meet Sprocket, the new addition to HP’s printer family. It’s a tiny, lightweight printer that fits in your bag and prints directly from your phone camera and social media accounts. A rival to Fujifilm’s Instax series of on-the-go cameras and printers, Sprocket takes the genre to a new height with a much smaller body and sticky-backed photo paper. Continue reading Gadget Review: Sprocket, HP’s New Pocket-Sized Photo Printer, Stomps on Fujifilm’s Instax Share

High Tech Meets High Fashion with Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearable Robots – 360 Video Interview

Anouk Wipprecht is not your average fashion designer. Her pieces go beyond fabric and stitches, and into the realm of exoskeletal 3D printing and microcontrollers, bringing garment and wearer together into a united cyborgian being. In this 360 video interview, I sit down with Anouk to discuss her path to becoming a world-famous robotic fashion designer, her opinions on open source, and her latest project: a connected unicorn horn for children with autism. Continue reading High Tech Meets High Fashion with Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearable Robots – 360 Video Interview

Are Gadgets Dead? Trendy Techie Discusses “the Winter of Gadgets” on CTV Your Morning

After a controversial article on the New York Times claimed that gadgets are dead, I joined Ben Mulroney on CTV Your Morning to discuss whether or not we are in a so-called “winter of gadgets.” Are gadgets on their way … Continue reading Are Gadgets Dead? Trendy Techie Discusses “the Winter of Gadgets” on CTV Your Morning