Virtual reality’s potential to transform entertainment and social networking has been discussed ad infinitum. But we’re only starting to understand its promise for doing good.
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In a fancy room in an even fancier hotel during January’s Sundance Film Festival, Saschka Unseld is doing something he’s not used to doing: playing pitchman. But when you’re trying to change the way people watch movies, you do what you have to. The room today is full of the usual festival types—filmmakers, press, Adrian […]
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It turns out the solution to VR simulation sickness might be right under our noses.
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In the world of VR hobbyists, the only real hardware is a pidgin of devkits and kludgy peripherals. That may be changing soon.
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YouTube now supports 360 degree video—a smart move given the push we’ve seen in smartphone-based virtual reality systems.
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Right now, your phone is the single most important device in VR.
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While it’s obvious why sci-fi delights in giving us creepy looks at our carnal future, what’s slightly less clear is why the execution are always so terrible.
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This weekend’s dunk contest, three-point shootout, and all-star game will be filmed with VR cameras for viewing on Samsung’s VR headset.
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Virtual reality technology is changing, and fast. Soon to hit the market, Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset which is worn like a pair of oversized goggles and, while still being refined, is already available to the public. Made to connect to computers and mobile devices, it gives users a 3D experience and allows […]
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If the offerings at this year’s Sundace Film Festival are any indication, VR filmmaking is coming—as soon as these folks figure out how to master it.
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