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  • Aug 31, 2019

    Nate Mitchell Exits Facebook, AR/VR Update, Oculus Rift | #213


    With the news that Nate Mitchell is leaving Facebook, we thought it’d be a great time to check in on the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) worlds. Gameplay Productions Owner and Director, Cheyenne Decker, discusses the impact of Oculus Rift and the amazing team of visionaries behind the project on the world of virtual reality today. We also chat about the advancement of augmented reality and how it is enabling other industries to perform more efficiently. Closing out the show we talk about the growing risk of regulation for the tech giants of Silicon Valley and how this risk may have influenced the creators of Oculus to leave Facebook. Tune in for more news on augmented and virtual reality.

    ·[00:00:00] Nate Mitchel Leaves Oculus/ What is AR?
    ·[00:06:22] AR in the Real World and Marketing
    ·[00:12:30] How Oculus Rift Brought VR Roaring Back
    ·[00:19:50] Why Did Facebook Buy Oculus Anyway?
    ·[00:27:42] Haptic Suits and Ecosystem Economics
    ·[00:35:52] Tech Giant Regulation/ Great VR Games


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    ·Special Guest: Cheyenne Decker | Owner and Director, Gameplay Productions


    This episode was produced by Entertainment Right Now (ERN). If you found value in this episode, and you’d like to hear more, please consider leaving us a review on iTunes and be sure to subscribe to our podcast so you don’t miss a beat. Your feedback helps us to reach more enthusiasts around the world! If you have a question you’d like us to answer, please leave a comment below or e-mail us at


    Host: Mike Etchart
    Producer: Cody Castleberry
    Audio Engineer: Cody Castleberry
    Copy Editor: Cody Castleberry
    Contributor: Cheyenne Decker

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