360 Film ‘Dinner Party’ is a Symbolic Exploration of Race in America Wrapped in an Alien Abduction Story

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Rather than using normal alien tropes, writers Laura Wexler & Charlotte Stoudt chose to use the spatial affordances of VR to present a symbolic representation of each of their experiences to highlight how vastly different they were. Charlotte Stoudt. Laura Wexler.

Niantic Partners with City Governments to Turn Pokémon GO into a Tool for Community Engagement

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Four of the studied cities — Akron, Ohio; Charlotte, North Carolina; Philadelphia. A new study published by American University demonstrates how Pokémon GO and other augmented reality games can help city governments bring communities closer together.

Making Noise in VR

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Throughout the experience viewers also hear BBC archive audio clips of real-life suffragettes (Edith Pepper, Charlotte Drake, Charlotte Marsh, Mary Richardson, Lillian Lenton, Victoria Liliard, Grace Roe and Elizabeth Dean) explaining how they found their own voice, and used it to change the world.

Voice-Activated BBC VR Experience Puts You In The Shoes Of A Suffragette

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Throughout the experience users also hear BBC archive audio clips of real-life suffragettes (Edith Pepper, Charlotte Drake, Charlotte Marsh, Mary Richardson, Lillian Lenton, Victoria Liliard, Grace Roe and Elizabeth Dean) explaining how they found their own voice, and used it to change the world.

Kate Moss Stars in the World’s First VR Perfume Ad

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That’s why Samsung teamed up with renowned makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury to produce the world’s first VR perfume ad starring the supermodel for New York Fashion Week. Kate Moss Helps Charlotte Tilbury Debut Her New Fragrance, Scent of a Dream pic.twitter.com/8HtTdz7Tsf.

Seeing the Realities of War Through AR

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This iOS Augmented Reality app by the Red Cross shows people what the effects of war would feel like in their home. VR is often called the “ empathy machine ” referring to the medium’s unique ability to make you see things from the perspective of another through sheer power of immersion.

Cyan Ventures Will Publish VR Narrative Game Zed

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Above: Zed is gathering memories for Charlotte. Zed is the story of a man dying of dementia, desperately trying to reconnect broken memories to make a children’s book to leave behind for his yet unborn granddaughter, Charlotte.

Terrence Malick’s Second VR Film Debuts This Week

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Other projects being revealed at VR Days include Inside Out VR from Charlotte Bruneau and Cosmos Within Us from Tupac Martir. Knight of Cups and Badlands director Terrence Malick is soon set to debut his second VR film. The piece, named Evolver, will premiere as one of 10 projects at VR Days Europe in Amsterdam today, Screen Daily reports. Produced with the help of House of Secrets, the experience studies the lives of humans all the way from birth to death.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Charlotte, SouthPark. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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How Fashion Brands Are Using VR

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Charlotte Tilbury’s launch for her debut fragrance, Scent of a Dream , was an out of this world experience for guests at New York Fashion Week. Who said VR was just for gamers?

Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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April 11, 2017 – Charlotte Hornets at Atlanta Hawks – 7:30 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR.

Experience NBA All-Star Weekend in VR

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The eight-player field also features 2017 All-Stars Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors and Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets, as well as Eric Gordon of the Houston Rockets, Wesley Matthews of the Dallas Mavericks, CJ McCollum of the Portland Trail Blazers, and Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Sundance New Frontier Announces 2019 Line-Up

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Interlooped / Switzerland (Lead Artists: Maria Guta, Robin Mange, Javier Bello Ruiz, FlexFab, Key Collaborators: Benoît Perrin, Joël Comminot, Charlotte Gubler) — What happens when you step in a room that slowly fills up with different versions of the same person?

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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From spiders to pigs – is this Charlotte’s Web?). Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly live video show and podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. You can enjoy the full audio recording below: 1. POKEMON GO GO GO!

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2018 Line-up

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It’s that time of the year again and Sundance Film Festival has announced their 2018 lineup for the New Frontier Exhibitions. The showcase is packed with 20 VR/MR experiences, two AI projects and live performances, exhibited between three venues in Park City.

How Augmented Reality Can Make Aviation Safer and Better

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Heading from New York City to Charlotte, North Carolina, the plane experienced a bird strike just 3 minutes after take off which took out both the engines. Let’s face it, we all have daydreamed of sitting in a cockpit and roaming the wild, blue yonder.

Eminem, Volumetric VR And More Lead Sundance’s 2019 New Frontier Line-Up

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Interlooped / Switzerland (Lead Artists: Maria Guta, Robin Mange, Javier Bello Ruiz, FlexFab, Key Collaborators: Benoît Perrin, Joël Comminot, Charlotte Gubler) — What happens when you step in a room that slowly fills up with different versions of the same person? Over the past few years the annual Sundance Film Festival has become a staple event in the VR calendar, showcasing the latest efforts in VR filmmaking via its New Frontier line-up.

Tribeca Film Festival’s Arcade Includes World Premiere VR Content

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From Angel Manuel Soto, Charlotte Stoudt, Laura Wexler with key collaborators: Rachel Skidmore, Bryn Mooser, Erik Donley. New York’s Tribeca Film Festival will include more than a dozen world premiere VR and AR experiences this year. As part of the festival, a Virtual Arcade will be there featuring 20 immersive projects from five countries. This Virtual Arcade takes place at the Tribeca Festival Hub from April 20-28.