Max is project head at Birdly, one of virtual reality’s most curious projects. Birdly is a full-body kind of “table” that one lays upon while wearing an Oculus VR headset – and through a combination of arm control (to replicate wings) and fan (to replicate the speed of air in one’s face) – reproduces the experience of flying like a giant hawk.

In this episode, I ask Max about the components of a truly “immersive” VR experience, and about his predictions about the coming decade in VR technology.

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