Elisha Terada

Over the last ten years, Elisha has worked closely with clients to pinpoint business growth opportunities using the latest tech innovations. He’s managed and engineered as a core contributor on more than ten SaaS products leveraging web, mobile, and machine learning technologies.

Elisha holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from the University of Washington, is a Certified ScrumMaster, and has spoken at industry events including AIGA HIVE Seattle.

An innovator at heart, he is constantly exploring emerging technology.

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Fresh Labs, XR Development

OVR Technology CEO Aaron Wisniewski Interview on “The Power of Scent”

No matter what the experience is, the addition of smell is going to make it more immersive. Aaron Wisniewski Johnny Rodriguez and I sit down virtually with Aaron Wisniewski, CEO of OVR Technology, for a near hour chat on how the “Power Of Scent” truly makes #VirtualReality a complete multi-sensory experience. OVR wants to use
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Cryptocurrency in the Metaverse

How does cryptocurrency play a role in the Metaverse? When you join a Metaverse world, such as Decentraland, you are presented with opportunities to obtain the world-specific cryptocurrency (e.g. MANA) to buy lands and avatar accessories that function inside the world. At its core, cryptocurrency is built on top of blockchain technology to track who owns what.
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What Are Metaverse Technologies?

The Metaverse can be broken down into 4 major components: 1. Mature Devices Mature, Internet-connected devices such as PCs, gaming consoles, and mobile/tablet devices 2. Cross-Platform Software Cross-platform game engines such as Unity are used to build the virtual world experience behind popular decentralized apps like Decentraland. Additionally, 3D modeling tools like Blender are used to build cross-compatible
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Why Is Metaverse Catching On Now?

Why is the Metaverse so “hot” now? Last week, I explained how the Metaverse can be broken down into 4 key components. The two components, the hardware, and the cross-platform software are mature technologies that were ready to be leveraged in new ways. The other two emerging techs, XR and Web3, became viable just in
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Creative, non-art NFT use cases: 5 examples that illustrate the utility of ownership in the blockchain

What are creative, non-art NFT use cases? In our exploration of all things Web3, the Metaverse, and NFT, we’ve noticed an abundance of “utility” use cases for NFT. Here are five clear-cut examples. #1 Memberships NFTs can be used to prove membership so you can participate in exclusive activities such as dinner at the FlyFish
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What are the opportunities and challenges of Web3?

What are the opportunities and challenges of Web3? The fundamental vision of Web3 stands on the decentralization of power and ownership of digital assets. It is permissionless, trustless, and has a native payment structure that opens up opportunities for borderless market innovations. Let’s look at this scenario where you want to buy a limited copy
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