Cincy Startup Week Recap: The Tech Frontier Series on Augmented and Virtual Reality

I arrived at Union Hall an hour before showtime. The startups set up their booths against the walls, placing their VR headsets, banners, and TV monitors in position. I remember being in their shoes just a short year ago at Seattle Startup Week. There is anticipation in the air and promise of things to come.…

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AR and VR is a Spectrum, Not a Competition

The way we’re thinking about augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) is all wrong. First, there is Apple’s ARkit vs. Google’s ARCore. People claim AR will overtake VR, sending VR to the death pits. Then, there is the weird kid in the corner, Microsoft’s mixed reality (MR), that no one is quite sure to…

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Why is there always something wrong with virtual reality?

This past week I was in Seattle for Seattle Startup Week. It was a great week filled with panels, talks, and events for entrepreneurs from entrepreneurs. A large part of the week was devoted to immersive technology, including virtual reality (VR), augmented reality, and artificial intelligence (AI). I spoke on a few VR panels and…

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