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Are you a Virtual and Augmented Reality Expert? Or aspiring to be one? Let’s define what Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality means.   Virtual Reality (often abbreviated to VR), is the most immersive type of reality technology to provide a fully immersive experience. It is a realistic three-dimensional image or artificial environment that is created with a mixture of interactive hardware and software.   while….   Augmented Reality (often abbreviated to AR), is a reality-based...
Laarni Suguitan2 months ago

Are you a Virtual and Augmented Reality Expert? Or aspiring to be one? Let’s define what Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality means.

 

Virtual Reality (often abbreviated to VR), is the most immersive type of reality technology to provide a fully immersive experience. It is a realistic three-dimensional image or artificial environment that is created with a mixture of interactive hardware and software.

 

while….

 

Augmented Reality (often abbreviated to AR), is a reality-based display environment that takes the capabilities of computer-generated display, sound, text, and effects to enhance the user’s real-world experience. It uses your existing natural environment and simply overlays virtual information on top of it. Augmented reality has many different implementation models and applications.

 

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Here’s a list of 50+ AR/VR Influencers who have thousands or hundreds of thousands or even millions of social followers to learn more and how you can use some of the strategies and core concepts. 

 

Samuel Huber                             

Founder of Admix, a monetization platform for VR/AR and games based in London, also the owner of VRFocus, a UK-based specialist technology news website, which covers all aspects of immersive technology, over 10k followers

 

Rick King

 Mixed reality developer and tech fan, over 120k followers

 

Kent Bye

Company: The Voices of VR 

The host of a popular VR podcast, over 20k followers

 

Kevin Joyce

Company: Admix.in, VRFocus

AR/VR Evangelist of Admix.in and a former CEO & Editor of VRFocus, over 3k followers

 

John Westra

Company: Vuturus  

Virtual innovations officer and VR solutions, over 3k followers

 

Mark Gurman

Company: Bloomberg  

Consumer Tech and Devices news for Bloomberg, over 95k followers

 

tipatat

Company: The Venture Reality Fund 

VR investor, developer, and mentor, over 20k followers

 

Lucas Matney

Company: Tech Crunch

Writer at tech crunch, over 1100 articles, over 10k followers

 

Mark Cuban

Company: The Dallas Mavericks

Huge entrepreneur and owner of many companies and brands, over 7.7m followers

 

Adi Robertson

Company: The Verge

Senior reporter for The Verge, over 11k followers

 

Eva Hoerth

Company: The WXR Fund

VR researcher studying the effects of tech on humans, over 15k followers

 

Sam Watts

Company: make [REAL]

Director of immersive tech at MakeRealVR, over 10k followers

 

Dean Takahashi

Company: Venture Beat

A journalist for 25 years and lead writer at GamesBeat, over 29k followers

 

Chet Faliszek

Company: Bossa Studios

Writer game and VR developer, over 22k followers

 

Robert Scoble

Company: TransformationGroup.io

California based tech dreamer, over 410k followers

 

Jason Rubin

Company: Oculus

Vice President of content for Oculus, over 20k followers

 

Karissa Bell

Company: Mashable

Senior tech reporter at Mashable, over 14k followers

 

Eric Vanderburg

Company: TCDI

VP, Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Tech Leader, and Speaker, VP, over 55k followers

 

Clay Bavor

Company: Google

VP, Virtual and Augmented Reality at Google, over 29k followers

 

Tom Warren

Company: The Verge

A senior editor at The Verge, over 88k followers

 

Danny Bittman

Company: Google

Spacial Artist and Filmmaker, over 7k followers

 

Ryan A Bell

Company: Hydro Studios

Digital hippy, writer, speaker & award-winning poet, over 59k followers

 

Joe Durbin

Company: Dome9Security

Writer and VR fan, around 1.6k followers

 

Palmer Luckey

Company: Oculus

Tech enthusiast, writer, and founder, over 67k followers

 

Hugo Barra

Company: Facebook

VPVR at Facebook, over 124k followers

 

Rob Crasco

Company: Cyber Adept

Influencer, Consultant, Thought Leader & Futurist, over 47k followers

 

Josh Farkas

Company: Cubicle Ninjas

CEO at Cubicle Ninjas, over 6k followers

 

Tony Parisi

Company: Unity

VR Entrepreneur, developer, and creator, over 12k followers

 

Mike Quindazzi

Company: PwC

Managing director at PwC, over 143k followers

 

John Carmack

Company: Oculus

CTO at Oculus, over 873k followers

 

Jeremy Dalton

Company: PwC

Head of VR at PwC, over 9k followers

 

Nathie

Company: YouTuber

VR content creator on YouTube, more than 500k subscribers

 

TonyVT SkarredGhost

Company: SkarredGhost

Consultant and blogger at The Ghost Howls, over 10k followers

 

Jessica L. Conditt

Company: Engadget

Senior Editor at Engadget, over 11k followers

 

Rikard Steiber

Company: HTC

President Viveport and SVP Virtual Reality at HTC, over 6k followers

 

Malia Probst

Company: VR Scout

Founding partner at VRScout, over 11k followers

 

Job J Stauffer

Company: Telltale Games

Game developer and VR health advocate, over 16k followers

 

Vi Hart

Company: VR Philosopher

Mathemusician and Virtual Reality Philosopher, over 66k followers

 

Tom Emrich

Company: Super Ventures

AR investor and community builder, over 22k followers

 

Charlie Fink

Company: Forbes Tech

AR/VR Consultant Writer and Speaker, over 9k followers

 

Benjamin Lang

Company: Road to VR

Co-Founder and Executive editor at the Road to VR, over 19k followers

 

Cy Wise

Company: Owlchemy Labs

Studio Direction, BD, PR, and Marketing expert, over 3k followers

 

Cathy Hackl

Company: VR/AR Association

Speaker, Author, Influencer, over 42k followers

 

VRHuman

Company: VRHuman

VR Person, over 4k followers

 

Liv Erickson

Company: High Fidelity

Immersive world developer and tech enthusiast, over 15k followers

 

Michael Fisher

Company: Whitcraft Group

Analyst and tech evangelist, over 83k followers

 

Manuel Clement

Company: Google

Google AR/VR Designer, more than 7k followers

 

Alan Smithson

Company: MetaVRse

CEO of MetaVRse, Co-founder of XR Ignite Community Hub and Hyper-Accelerator, more than 38k followers

 

 

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Laarni Suguitan

Laarni is a Community Manager at Admix and VR/AR Pioneers. Her responsibilities include growing our community by putting together industry resources and moderating our groups. She's been in the online digital media industry since 2011.

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