Book Buzz: "Ulysses" to become virtual reality game

An Irish filmmaker is bringing a particularly daunting passage of the novel to life.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 20th, 2017

"Virtual orchestra" hits high notes in London

Music fans will be able to immerse themselves into the world of an orchestra thanks to a virtual reality experience launched in London on Friday. Visitors to the Virtual Orchestra at the Southbank Centre can don virtual reality headsets and experience how.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 7th, 2017

10 Ways That Virtual Reality Will Change Your Life

Virtual reality (VR) has been a long-time coming. It started back in the 1980s but the machines were huge, the games sucked and they made people throw up due to motion sickness. However, as technology has improved – virtual reality has re-emerged and to.....»»

Category: topSource: popcrunchOct 8th, 2016

Landmark Entertainment Is Building A Virtual Reality World’s Fair

Landmark Entertainment President and CEO Tony Christopher thinks it’s about time that the world joined virtual reality: Landmark is unveiling plans to build what it calls a Virtual world’s fair, which could eventually house hundreds of pavilions and b.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 15th, 2015

Sundance festival embraces virtual reality

A real-life homicide, a woman who wakes up after being frozen for 30 years and a close encounter with a whale -- these are some of the virtual reality films creating a buzz at this year's Sundance Film Festival. "It’s pretty amazing," sai.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 18th, 2017

Young adult book trilogy gets a virtual reality deal

In what is being reported as a world first, rights for a trilogy of young adult books have been acquired with the specific intention of turning them into a virtual reality production. The news was reported by The Bookseller and retweeted by Guy Gadney, wh.....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooDec 24th, 2016

Review: Sony delivers worthy virtual-reality experience

Sony isn't the first to make virtual reality a reality, but in waiting, the company has delivered a worthy experience that's cheaper, more comfortable and more convenient than the two high-end systems ........»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 6th, 2016

With virtual reality, a 360-degree view inside Syria

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest frontier in virtual reality could be closer to reality than fantasy......»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 12th, 2015

For virtual reality creators, motion sickness a real issue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If the controls and movement in a traditional video game aren't natural, it's merely annoying to players. For designers of virtual reality experiences, the same mistake could make users sick......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 21st, 2016

Five things not to miss at the Frankfurt Book Fair

From consulting a book doctor to immersing yourself in an author's world with the help of virtual reality, here are five things not to miss at this week's Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's largest publishing event. Step into the book doctor&.....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooOct 24th, 2016

6 virtual reality experiences that don"t cost too much

Virtual reality, what's up with that? If you are curious about this highly buzzed high-tech form of entertainment but don't feel like plunking down $1,000 or more on sophisticated hardware, just visit ........»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

BBC to debut virtual reality film The Turning Forest

The BBC has confirmed it will launch a new virtual reality film, The Turning Forest, next week......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukDec 16th, 2016

South Africa Making Strides in Virtual Reality Sphere

JOHANNESBURG — Pop into a Spur franchise in Johannesburg these days and you might get a Google Cardboard along with your burger and fries. The push by the fast-food chain to get thousands of free, low-end Virtual Reality headsets into the marketpla.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 30th, 2016

Doug Liman On The Challenges Of Shooting In The Virtual Reality Format

“You don’t get to use the camera to manipulate the audience,” said Edge of Tomorrow and The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman about the difficulties shooting in a 360 degree virtual reality narrative. “There are all these tech.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineOct 28th, 2016

Kim Kardashian’s sex tape comes to virtual reality

A porn studio has made a virtual reality version of Kim Kardashian’s sex tape that lets viewers join in with the action. Vivid Entertainment has unveiled a new “experience” that brings the famous sex tape to life using the latest immersive technolo.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostDec 20th, 2016

Abba Launches Virtual-Reality Venture With Simon Fuller, Universal Music

VR fever has infected Sweden’s biggest musical export: Pop group Abba will recycle decades-old hits like “Dancing Queen” and “Mamma Mia” for the 21st-century digital medium of virtual reality. The foursome hasn’t perfor.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 26th, 2016

Laos" Plain of Jars recreated in virtual reality

Australian archaeologists announced plans Wednesday to recreate Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars as a three-dimensional virtual reality experience, that could one day see museum visitors walk through remote dig sites. The Plain of Jars, in Laos' c.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 24th, 2016

Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

NEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park......»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 26th, 2016

Technicolor Opens Center to Develop Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Projects

As part of its re-invention, Technicolor is pushing further into the worlds VR and AR. The company is opening the Technicolor Experience Center in Culver City, Calif., a facility tasked with developing content, platforms, and technology for virtual realit.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 29th, 2016

AP Interview: Jia Zhangke plans virtual reality romance

BEIJING (AP) — Critically acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke says he will make a virtual reality film next year with a romantic story as he and viewers get used to the new medium, and declared: "I think VR is going to be the next big thing.&quo.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 20th, 2016

AP Interview: Jia Zhangke plans virtual reality romance

BEIJING (AP) — Critically acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke says he will make a virtual reality film next year with a romantic story as he and viewers get used to the new medium, and declared: "I think VR is going to be the next big thing.&quo.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 20th, 2016