VR Cinema

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AR Will Help VR: How Virtual Worlds Can Benefit From ARKit and ARCore – Variety

Augmented reality (AR) is one of the hottest trends in tech these days. In fact, the excitement for AR is quickly overshadowing that for virtual …

Augmented Reality

Hands-on: Google’s New Daydream View Headset With Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Google today announced the next iteration of their Daydream View headset for virtual reality on Android. We highlighted the changes and improvements …

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

Discovery and Google today announced the launch of a new 38-episode VR video series called <i>Discovery TRVLR,</i> a product of both Discovery and Google’s …

Hollywood Has No Idea What to Do with VR - MIT Technology Review

Would you watch a virtual-reality <i>Casablanca</i>?<p>The question is ridiculous, but usefully so. VR will never be like the movies, culturally or …

Writing for VR: The Definitive Guide to VR Storytelling

<b>All great VR stories still begin with words in your head.</b> In August, VRScout & VR Playhouse partnered with YouTube Space LA to put on the “VR Creator …

Latest Chrome Update Lets Google Daydream Users Easily Browse the Web in VR

We knew that Google was working on adding VR capabilities to its mobile version of Chrome since last year. Now with the release of Chrome 61, …

Trailer: 'Blade Runner 2049' to Get Trio of VR Experiences, Latter Two Coming to Rift

San Diego’s Comic-Con always sees a massive fanfare for all things science fiction, so there’s no better place for Alcon Entertainment and Warner …

Warner Bros. Studio Releases ‘Dunkirk’ VR Experience

<b>The Christopher Nolan film gets a VR short.</b>The theatrical release for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming war epic <i>Dunkirk</i> isn’t scheduled to release for …

Capturing Everest shows full-length VR documentaries are getting closer

Today marks the launch of <i>Capturing Everest</i>, a four-part virtual reality documentary that premieres today through Time Inc.’s <i>Life VR</i> app. <i>Capturing Everest</i> is technically a miniseries, with four episodes of eight or nine minutes. But given that they’re being released together and follow a single …

HTC Vive Is Getting A Plug-And-Play Eye Tracking Peripheral Next Month

Eye tracking is one feature that could could benefit the performance and affordability of high-end virtual reality headsets. The HTC Vive should …

Why I Only Watch Movies in Virtual Reality

Back in April, after months of trying to get the Product Hunt office a VR headset, I was excited to learn that Mark Zuckerberg was going to give us …

8th Annual Lumiere Awards For Creative Filmmaking Expands VR Categories

<b>Virtual reality receives new categories as it takes center stage at this years awards for creative work in film, TV & VR.</b>The Advanced Imaging Society …

This VR Film Was Created Almost Entirely by Hand in Google's 'Tilt Brush'

Artist Adam Dylewski is the creator of a new short film that was created almost entirely inside virtual reality.<p><i>The Future of Music</i> is the name of …

At 40 minutes, Miyubi is the first VR movie to feel like a real film

It sounds strange to call a 40-minute film “possibly the longest virtual reality movie ever made,” but it’s true. <i>Miyubi</i>, released by prolific VR studio Felix & Paul, is twice or even three times as long as the vast majority of cinematic VR experiences. It’s not a documentary, experimental art, a …

This crazy camera could be a boon to VR filmmakers

If you're trying to create immersive virtual-reality video today, you've got a problem: choosing between a camera that's compact or a bulkier one that offers sharp imagery.<p>Researchers at the University of California at San Diego, though, have found a way to get the best of both worlds. It's a …

Virtual Reality

How many frames per second can the human eye really see?

I spend far too many of my first tender minutes in a new game with a framerate counter running in the corner of my screen. I play, hyper-sensitive to …

Plex VR App 'Plevr' Shows Major Update with 3D Video Support, 360 Videos Coming Soon

<i>Plevr</i> is a third-party application in development which brings the popular personal media streaming platform <i>Plex</i> to VR. The app is due for an initial …

HypeVR Volumetric Video Capture is a Glimpse at the Future of VR Video

After having teased the tech toward the end of last year, we’ve finally gone hands-on with HypeVR’s volumetric video captures which lets you move …

Virtual Reality

Relive Your Best Memories in AR/VR With Owlii's Volumetric 3D Telepresence

Have you ever been in the middle of an experience and thought “I wish I could preserve this moment forever?” Currently what you’ll do is pull out …

Kopin Unveils 'Lightning' 2k x 2k 120Hz OLED Microdisplay for Mobile VR

Display specialists Kopin have unveiled a tiny, high resolution OLED ‘microdisplay’ designed specifically for the use inside immersive headsets. It’s …

This is how Sony plans to make virtual reality films a long-term business

Virtual reality (VR) is a long way off from becoming a money maker for movie bosses and for Sony the challenge to date has been resisting the urge to …

HTC reveals an upgraded strap and new tracking device for the Vive

While HTC didn’t reveal the Vive 2 at this year’s CES, the company did show off several new interesting accessories for its virtual reality …

Samsung has shipped over 5 million Gear VR headsets, 10 million hours of video viewed

In September 2014 Samsung, in partnership with Facebook-owned Oculus, released its first virtual reality headset called the Gear VR.<p>During the …

Samsung Confirms 5 Million Gear VR Mobile Headsets Sold To Date

Finally we have some indication of how many VR headsets are out in the wild, even if it’s only of the mobile variety. At CES 2017 today, VentureBeat …

CES 2017: Can Virtual Reality Finally Go Mainstream?

By<p>Jan. 3, 2017 1:06 p.m. ET<p>A year ago, the tech world was abuzz about the slew of virtual-reality headsets that consumers could finally buy. It turns …

HTC Vive Integrates Audio With Deluxe Headstrap Similar To Rift

Instead of revealing a brand new Vive 2.0 of some kind, which HTC already told us wouldn’t be happening, the Taiwan-based company is using CES 2017 …

Virtual reality goes huge at CES 2017

The lesson of CES 2017: Like smartphones in the past decade, virtual reality (VR) technology will change everyday human experience in the coming …

Sphere is a Lens That Turns Your DSLR Into a 360-Degree Camera

Sphere is a new lens that’s designed to turn any DSLR camera into a 360-degree camera. It captures a full 360-degree view horizontally and a …

Cameras