TED Talks: A glimpse of the future through an augmented reality headset



Lee Wright 9:00 PM
a counter-protest
VR glasses, VR headset
interact with virtual objects
live video call in VR
they could see each other
and the audience
and they could retrieve and look at a 3D object in that VR environment
Hologram deck
augmented reality
augmented = made larger or better by adding something to it
Heads-up display (HUD)
in military helmets
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Lee Wright 9:07 PM
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me 9:08 PM
Lin question is about your experience with VR

Vasanth Prabakar 9:09 PM
I watch people playing Roller-Coaster with that VRs.

Thein Lin Aung 9:10 PM
Can you hear me?

me 9:11 PM
Lin can you
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Lee Wright 9:12 PM
latency – delay in electronic data transfer on the Internet

me 9:12 PM

Lee Wright 9:12 PM
measured in milliseconds
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Gerard Arbat 9:12 PM

Lee Wright 9:13 PM
VR is a software program

Vasanth Prabakar 9:13 PM

Lee Wright 9:13 PM
but requires the correct interface
Google glasses

me 9:13 PM

Lee Wright 9:14 PM
You get dizzy

Vasanth Prabakar 9:14 PM

Lee Wright 9:14 PM
IMAX theatre
sensation of motion
The movie Matrix was all done in a VR environment.
If you die in VR, do you die in real life?

Gerard Arbat 9:17 PM

Lee Wright 9:18 PM
First person shooters (FPSs)
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Lee Wright 9:19 PM
video chat
The Lost Fleet
by Jack Campbell
Seeing is body language
See their face
picture them in your mind
Ten people can nod in one second
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Lee Wright 9:22 PM
a motion can convey a feeling or an idea.

Gerard Arbat 9:22 PM

Lee Wright 9:24 PM
closer personal relationships, trust, friendliness, sympathy

Vasanth Prabakar 9:24 PM

Lee Wright 9:24 PM
More precision, I can point to an object or part of an object
I can draw a diagram instantly in 3D
We can “travel” through a blood vessel to see if there is blockage.

Gerard Arbat 9:25 PM
we’d need very good internet connections though

Lee Wright 9:25 PM
Perhaps use a VR laser gun to dissolve the blockage.
In Westinghouse, everyone uses Skype for quick communications but NEVER with video (information confidentiality). Our laptop cameras are disabled. Cell phone cameras cannot be used.
All-hands meetings
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me 9:31 PM

Lee Wright 9:31 PM
AJ ull
IT English
Russian IT (RIT) English
Eight people maximum
at a meeting
Stand-up meetings.
Sitting may prolong the meeting.
Meetings can be productive or a waste of time.
A grand hall of bodies
to listen to “the man” speak.
superiors and subordinates
Amazon’s Alexa “Show” is a video phone interface in your home.
versus mobile
Don’t answer the phone with video if you are naked.
I don’t use video calls on my cell phone.
Android doesn’t build it in like Apple and Facetime.
and curlers in their hair
Come to my wedding in VR.
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Vasanth Prabakar 9:39 PM

Gerard Arbat 9:40 PM

Lee Wright 9:41 PM
demonstrate (DEM un STRATE)
video is closer.
In China, the outcome wasn’t good and he got sick. He sued.
for advice over the Internet
marijuana (MAIR ruh WAHN nuh)

me 9:43 PM
1. What are the disadvantages of this device?

Lee Wright 9:44 PM
Like Pokemon Go, it can kill you.
if you are walking

Vasanth Prabakar 9:44 PM

Lee Wright 9:45 PM
Less physical activity if we use VR more, possibly.
where’s my nose!?
Could be so realistic that it may affect body functions (dizzy, motion sickness, epilepsy)

Gerard Arbat 9:46 PM

Lee Wright 9:46 PM
Can you believe what you see?
Is the image you are talking to really that person or an impostor?

Gerard Arbat 9:48 PM

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Gerard Arbat 9:49 PM

me 9:49 PM
1. Do you think augmented reality will be integrated into our lives in the future?

Lee Wright 9:49 PM

me 9:51 PM
2. Do you think digital communications can replace physical communications such as hanging out with friends?

Lee Wright 9:51 PM
They can’t travel easily.
Rain, snowstorm
gas consumption
but eating snacks together
the tactile experience of an ebook is nonexistent
We haven’t tried a group role play yet.

me 9:54 PM
2. What is your opinion about people looking at their smartphone while talking to someone? Do you do the same thing?

Lee Wright 9:55 PM
I hate it.
Don’t answer the DAMN phone if you are talking to me.
Make THEM wait.
If a cell phone rings, you MUST answer it NOW.
It’s irrational.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:57 PM

Gerard Arbat 9:58 PM

Lee Wright 9:58 PM
Be here now.
Put phone on VIBRATE.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:58 PM

Lee Wright 9:58 PM
or SILENT mode
They do.
If I push any button on my phone when it rings, it hangs up.
In the past mobile phones were rare.
Jamming device
blocks cell phone comms
No movie club tomorrow.

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