Star Trek: The Next Generation's holodeck is fast becoming a reality. Samuel Vonäsch demonstrates how new technology is creating a more accessible virtual reality experience and how his team is developing a free, web based platform for people like us to create their own.
http://www.zaak.io is the place to create, share & remix VR worlds for anyone.
The intro animation was produced as a collaboration between TEDxBasel and the Hochschule Luzern. This animation was created by Fabian Schaeublin.
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Samuel Vonäsch studied game design in Zurich. He organized competitions for the Ludicious Zurich Game Festival, worked a lot in theater and in the exploration of the interactive. He is currently a developer at ZAAK Zürich and co-producer for the game Schlicht. Favourite TED talk: Reggie Watts, Beats that defy Boxes
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