VR Cinema

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Popularity of Sony’s PlayStation VR Surprises Even the Company

SAN MATEO, Calif. — There are plenty of people who are skeptical about virtual reality, a technology some have heralded as the biggest thing to come along in years in games and entertainment.<p>Even Andrew House, global chief executive of Sony Interactive Entertainment, the video game division of the …

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 one, …

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><p>The Advanced Imaging Society …

Virtual Reality

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 …

Virtual Reality

This crazy camera could be a boon to VR filmmakers

Researchers have found a way to build a 360-degree camera that's compact but shoots high-quality video. It could be just the thing for virtual reality.<p>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 …

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 …

PC Gaming

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 …

Virtual Reality

Believe the Hype: HypeVR’s 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 …

Virtual Reality

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

Patrick O'Rourke<p>January 5, 2017 2:00pm<p>While HTC didn’t reveal the Vive 2 at this year’s CES, the company did show off several new interesting …

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

Ian Hardy<p>January 5, 2017 3:11pm<p>In September 2014 Samsung, in partnership with Facebook-owned Oculus, released its first virtual reality headset …

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?

A year ago, the tech world was abuzz about the slew of virtual-reality headsets that consumers could finally buy. It turns out the products weren’t …

HTC Vive Integrates Audio With New Deluxe Headstrap Similar To Rift's

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 decade. It's a hugely engaging, irresistible, and disruptive technology.<p>The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) trade fair held at Las Vegas turns 50 …

Augmented Reality

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

VFX for 360 VR, and why you are not prepared for it (Part 1)

VLC media player now supports 360-degree videos

VLC, the app that lets you play basically any video format on practically any platform, is about to add support for a whole new medium. The company just unveiled a technical preview that enables its desktop app to play 360-degree videos, so folks can watch their dizzying footage on their computers. …

Virtual Reality

Display Conglomerate JDI Developing Ultra High Resolution Panels for VR Headsets

JDI, a display conglomerate consisting of the display businesses of Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi, announced this week the development of ultra high …

Virtual Reality

Daydream: Bringing high-quality VR to everyone

We love virtual reality. Unlike any other technology or screen, VR can make you feel like you're somewhere else. Without a ticket, you can get front …

Virtual Reality

Google Daydream View is the coziest VR headset

It’s more high-tech than it looks<p>When Google revealed its Cardboard virtual reality platform back in 2014, it launched an endless series of conversations in which I tried to explain why a $20 piece of cardboard wasn’t the same as an Oculus Rift. The two might both get called "VR," I protested, but …

Virtual Reality

Toy Story: One Former Pixar Artist's Quest To Make VR Animation Accessible

<i>Today, a company called Limitless is announcing a suite of virtual reality animation tools that could revolutionize the way immersive films are</i> …

Matterport Creates the “World’s Largest Library” of Real-World VR Places

Immersive media company Matterport have just announced they’re to make available what they claim is the world’s largest collection of VR-focussed …

Virtual Reality

Google to Unveil First Daydream Virtual Reality Headset Tuesday, Likely Priced $79

Google will not only use its Oct. 4 hardware event to unveil two new flagship phones, but the company is also going to introduce its first-ever …

VR Experience Makes You Feel Like a Rampaging Giant Stomping Around Cities

The real appeal of monster movies like <i>Godzilla</i> is that they let you experience what it would be like to be a giant rage-filled monster stomping …

Virtual Reality

Sky just launched a new app that is the future of TV

Sky has launched its own VR app, letting people watch TV in 360-degrees and with it strapped to their head.<p>The company is looking to help virtual …