Tony Parisi, Unity’s Head of VR & AR Lists Today’s ‘VR Killer Apps’

Published by , February 27, 2017 12:58 pm

(RoadToVR) Tony Parisi, Unity’s Head of AR/VR recently spoke with Road to VR and was asked what traits he thinks VR’s Killer App needs to have. Parisi responded that the first killer apps have already made their appearances, they are phenomenal and more will ship in 2017. He gave several examples in various genres:
Creativity apps – Tilt Brush
World Building – Job Simulator
Storytelling-Sundance brought a plethora of amazing experiences that pushed the boundaries of creativity including ASTEROIDS! and ZeroDays
Parisi is a virtual reality pioneer, serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is the co-creator of 3D graphics standards, including VRML, X3D and glTF, the new file format standard for 3D web and mobile applications. He is currently Head of VR and AR at Unity Technologies, where he oversees the company’s strategy for virtual and augmented reality. Parisi keynoted at Virtual Reality Summit’s 2016 conference in New York City.

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