Welcome to Episode 53 – Does Devices Like Microsoft’s HoloLens Cause Neurological Damage? – According to multiple news sources, CEO of Magic Leap, Rony Abovitz, suggested that devices like Microsoft’s HoloLens could cause neurological issues. We decided to reach out to our expert Ph.Ds to get to the bottom of this. Do not miss this fascinating episode!
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Shane Pase Biography:
Shane Pase, Ph.D. is a media psychologist and cofounder of the MediaX LLC new media technologies group, an award winning conceptual designer, and currently authoring the first book on the psychology of augmented reality.
Dr. Pase has over 17 years experience utilizing human behavior analytics to develop creative and outside the box solutions for both for profit and non-profit corporations and small businesses. By combining theories from cognitive, behavioral and social psychology, he is able to provide valuable insights into our experience with and the effects of media technologies.
Pase is a member of the adjunct faculty at Fielding Graduate University’s Media Psychology program teaching courses on general media psychology, augmented reality and immersive technologies. Pase has presented internationally at internationally at such prestigious conferences as IEEE ISMAR, EEE WorldComp, National Social Science Association and American Psychological Association National Conventions exploring the cognitive effects of augmented reality and immersive media, using new technologies for social change and disruption, and the ethics of new media technologies.
Garry Hare Biography:
Garry Hare, Ph.D. is the Director of Fielding Graduate University’s Media Psychology Graduate Program and on the Media Psychology doctoral faculty. He focuses on the junction where cognitive science, information design and immersive technologies have strategic impact. He advises selected media companies, foundations and venture firms on strategy and the creative use and impact of immersive media, mobile augmented reality and the disruptive impact of real time media on social advocacy.
Over two decades, Garry has founded and/or held senior management positions with companies creating rich media content and enabling technologies. These solutions usher in new forms of entertainment, mobile communications and social impact. He was President and CEO of Amiga, Inc., Executive Vice President of Into Networks with worldwide responsibility for Broadband Media, President and COO of OZ.com, the creators of Helsinki 2000 (the first virtual world) and the Intel virtual museum project. Garry was founder and CEO of the award winning digital publisher, Fathom Pictures Inc., specializing in sports and education simulations. He was founding Managing Director and CEO of Philips Media Europe on behalf of Philips N.V. As head of this European digital publishing company he built management and design teams to support the creation and distribution of digital products throughout Europe. He has created digital products and/or advised companies such as LucasFilm, the Griffin Group, Philips N.V., Ericsson and Apple Computer, among many others, on new media content creation and strategy. Garry has held faculty positions at INCAE (an international campus of The Harvard Business School and The Harvard Institute of International Development), The University of Washington Graduate School of Public Policy and The University of Southern California Graduate School of Public Administration. He began his career at the Walt Disney Company and holds a Ph.D. in Organization Behavior and Development from the University of Southern California.
Garry is affiliated with The American Psychological Association, The Broadcast Educators Association, CTIA, The National Association of Broadcasters, The Earth Institute, The Surfrider Foundation, The World Affairs Council, The Commonwealth Club, The Environmental Forum and others. As a producer, his work has been acknowledged with the Cindy Award, 5 InVision Awards, the NEVI, CDIA and Paris Super Show awards as well as Best Consumer Product at Japan’s Flower and Green, among others. He is a frequent speaker on Innovation, Media and the impact of Real Time Data and Information at conferences around the world. Recent conferences include: the Immersive Tech Summit, the Conference on Immersive Education, the Augmented Reality Event, IMTech, IEEE,The National Association of Broadcasters, the Broadcast Educators Association, MILIA, The Forbes New Economy Conference, The Conference on Disruptive Innovation, The American Film Institute, The Sedona Conference on Technology and Education, the Edinburgh Conference, Personal Technology Outlook, the World Affairs Council, the London Conference on Interactive Media, CES, MipComm, CTIA, The Advanced Center for Computer Studies, The Screen Actors Guild and others. Multimedia Producer Magazine selected him as one of the World’s Top 100 Producers.
E-mail: ghare[at]fielding[dot]edu. T: 415.342.3777
Related AR Stories:
- Magic Leap CEO: Steroscopic 3D will cause permanent brain damage, so avoid devices like HoloLens http://www.winbeta.org/news/magic-leap-ceo-stereoscopic-3d-will-cause-permanent-brain-damage-so-avoid-devices-hololens
- Magic Leap Founder: Microsoft’s HoloLens Will Make You Sick http://www.wired.com/2015/03/magic-leap-founder-microsofts-hololens-will-make-sick/
- Get ready for virtual reality PHONE calls: 360° camera and headset will let you chat to people as if you were in the same room http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2970482/Get-ready-virtual-reality-PHONE-calls-360-camera-headset-let-chat-people-room.html
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