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Google Glass could come back as a snake-like flexible headband

Google's wearable tech outfit was granted a patent this week for a Glass-like heads-up display that could be affixed to a person's head with a flexible band. The "wearable device with input and output structures" would be adjustable and only sit on one side of the wearer's face. That's a departure …

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Oculus’s Hand Controls Are Not Always So Handy in Virtual Reality - MIT Technology Review

In the real world, you use your hands constantly to manipulate all kinds of objects and communicate with others. Facebook-owned Oculus hopes a pair …

The best virtual reality from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

We saw some incredible films during this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but equally important was the explosion of virtual reality experiences. From soaring over San Francisco to exploring the streets of Syria, VR took us everywhere. These are our festival favorites.<p>Lost<p><b>Bryan Bishop:</b> Directed by …

How Virtual Reality Technology is Changing Documentary Filmmaking

At this year’s New Frontier exhibition at the Sundance Film Festival, doubts about the staying power of virtual reality are fading away. Visitors …

Oculus Story Studio is the Pixar of virtual reality

Moments before Oculus Story Studio's new virtual reality short <i>Lost</i> reached its satisfying climax, I found myself in a compromised position. Sequestered in a private demo booth, I was involuntarily crouched down, covering my head in a defensive position and, I should add, squealing with delight. …

Virtual Reality

Google Glass can return – but it must clear four big hurdles first

Congratulations to Google Glass: production may have been halted on its current form, but it will return – and this time as a fully fledged product.<p>Graduating from the company’s R&D division, Google X, to proper product status, and coming under control of Tony Fadell, widely seen as the father of …

Wearable Tech

Bots, Lights, and Body Sensors Star in Augmented Dance Performance Series

Yoko Ando gears up for 15 tech-infused dance spectaculars using drones, projections, and motion capture.<p>For the past four years, the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, dancer Yoko Ando and a group of programmers have been developing RAM, a “Reactor for Awareness in Motion,” a system that captures …

Haiku, a global digital art competition, unveils 12 winners

Drumroll please…<p>Last June, the NFB and ARTE got together to <b>issue a challenge</b> to digital artists: explore the short form—the very, very short form—by …

20 Signs You’ve Been In Tel Aviv Too Long

After reading <i>20 signs you’ve been in Sweden too long</i> and finding it pretty interesting and ammusing, since I am Swedish myself, here is my collection …

a massive collaborative storytelling experiment

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The open documentary lab

<b>301 projects collected</b>. A large number of projects that both exemplify and press the limits of the documentary in its many new forms. We've purposely …

Arcade Fire

An interactive music video for "Reflektor" by Arcade Fire. Directed by Vincent Morisset. Created for Google Chrome.

Bob Dylan "Like A Rolling Stone" - Official Interactive Video!

The Energy Risk Conspiracy

a web documentary exploring the prison industry

Documentaries

ג'סי מבשלת

These are stories about a patch of land in Sydney, an infamous acre known as the Block, a place steeped in a rich history of Aboriginal culture, …

CLOUDS Interactive Documentary

<i>A documentary by James George and Jonathan Minard about current hacker-art practices. It features interviews with thirty artists, curators,</i> …

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Empire

Kel O'Neill & Eline Jongsma's EMPIRE: an immersive documentary about how the conditions of the past shape our lives in the present.