Samsung Funds Episodic VR Videos, Filmmakers Use Company’s $10K ‘Round 360’ Camera

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Samsung today launched ‘Pilot Season’, a new initiative aimed at putting original episodic VR video content into the Samsung VR Video service. Costing over $10K, the Samsung Round 360 boasts high-quality 3D 360-degree video captured via its 17-lens array.

Skybound Entertainment and Delusion Producing VR Horror Series

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Delusion immersive theater experience announces partnership with Skybound Entertainment for new VR series. One might also recall GONE , a VR series that Skybound created with Wevr and Samsung for Milk VR. News Delusion Horror Immersive Theater Los Angeles Skybound Entertainment

Samsung Reportedly Developing Their Own Wireless AR/VR Headset

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It appears as though the hybrid headset market is shaping up to be the latest trend in immersive entertainment as it’s now being reported that Samsung may be in the process of developing their own AR/VR headset similar to that of Apple’s recently announced device. Not so fast, Apple.

Patent Reveals What Could Be Samsung’s Next Gear 360 Camera

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Samsung might already gearing up for its next iteration of Gear 360, the company’s 360 camera introduced back in 2016 and then refreshed in 2017 with a new hand-held design. Is Samsung targeting ‘less serious’ consumers as a result?

Pixar, Lucasfilm and Disney Veterans Launch VR Entertainment Company Cryworks

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The new VR entertainment company launches with funding from Michael Bay’s 451 Media Group, 500 Mobile Collective and China’s WI Harper Group. CryWorks collaboration with 451 Media and Chef Daniel Boulud for Samsung.

Hulu Adds to Virtual Reality Entertainment

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In November last year Hulu released their new VR app for Samsung Gear VR. The shows are set to arrive in VR this fall, accessible and will be available via the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift.

7 Must-Have Samsung Gear VR Apps and Experiences

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It may be hard to believe but its been four years since Samsung and Oculus first announced their smartphone-powered Gear VR headset. Samsung and Facebook/Oculus are on a mission: to bring the full-internet experience inside of your virtual reality headset.

Samsung Launches Six Indie VR Projects

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Six indie VR projects are now available on the Samsung VR Video service via the Oculus store. The debut episodes are the product of a new program from Samsung looking to fund indie filmmakers while encouraging them to use the 360 Round — a high-end VR camera from Samsung that sells for more than $10,000. The program from Samsung includes a grant and a camera loan. Tagged with: samsung Facebook Twitter Reddit More. VR VR Industry News samsung

’24: Legacy’ Comes To Samsung VR With Prequel 360 Movie

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FOX partnered with Samsung to launch what has to be one of the biggest and most lavishly produced 360 videos yet seen on the latter’s Samsung VR service this week. Tagged with: 24: Legacy , action , fox , samsung , tv. 360 24: Legacy action fox samsung tv

Samsung’s 360° Infinity Selfies Are Hit With Music Festival Crowds

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In a bid to make VR content more social, Samsung brought its Hypercube installation to Reading Festival. Those long queues were efficiently managed by a friendly team in Samsung t-shirts, who briefed everyone as they waited for their turn.

Samsung Teams With NASA For A Moon For All Mankind VR

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That’s how you get around in A Moon For All Mankind, a brand new VR experience developed by Samsung in partnership with NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Program. Entertainment Experiences A Moon For All Mankind

Samsung Gear VR gets its own original video series

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A new wave of standalone VR headsets are coming but long before these, there was Samsung’s Gear VR. Powered by Oculus, the Samsung-specific platform has seemingly languished by the wayside, filled with nothing more than what can probably be best described as tech demos.

Samsung Gear 360 Review

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Samsung hasn't just made a bet on virtual reality being the future of entertainment, with the Gear 360 camera it wants VR content creation to be accessible to the masses, too.

The Future of Performance Art: Samsung and Punchdrunk Showcase ‘Believe Your Eyes’

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Samsung 837 NYC (@837NYC) October 11, 2016. This experience was had a few weeks ago at Samsung 837 , the company’s night club/ demo space in New York City. Tagged with: believe your eyes , installation , performance , punchdrunk , samsung , theater.

XR in Entertainment: MTVVR and Virtual Sports Leagues?

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The Future of Immersive Entertainment. So, apart from gaming, how will we entertain ourselves and be entertained in the XR future? With the release of products like Samsung Gear VR and HTC Vive around 2015, content platforms like YouTube and Vimeo began to support the powerful new format of 360-degree video. The Intel True VR app is available for Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream; hence, Oculus Venues, the result of a partnership between Oculus and NextVR.

Samsung and Six Flags Re-up Collaboration with New VR Coasters Combining ‘Mixed Reality’ and ‘Complex Gameplay’

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation—which runs theme park properties across the americas—and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Six Flags and Samsung changed the game last year with VR on twelve roller coasters and now we are breaking new ground yet again.”.

Samsung is Selling a Batman Gear VR and Galaxy S7

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Earlier this year Samsung bundled the Gear VR headset with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge pre-orders. But now Samsung just unboxed a new bundle that i’m sure will sell out – a Batman-inspired Galaxy S7 and Gear VR. Ok, we seriously want one.

Samsung Built a Mini Theme Park With VR Bungee Jumping

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Samsung just opened their own version of an immersive theme park for music fans attending Lisbon’s Rock in Rio festival, one of the largest music festivals in the world. Also I would love to see Samsung put this in a vertical wind tunnel and really get you soaring – next time.

Samsung Bringing Live UFC and X Games to Gear VR

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Samsung is giving us another reason to slap on a Gear VR headset next month with the introduction of VR Live Pass. Available through the Samsung VR app in early June, VR Live Pass will let you watch live entertainment events and performances from the likes of UFC, X Games and Live Nation.

Scouted: Batman Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR

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Remember back in May when Samsung teased us with a video of their limited Batman edition Galaxy S7 and Gear VR? The limited edition bundle was made in collaboration with Warner Bros Interactive and DC Entertainment. We really wish this was sold in the U.S.

Samsung Gear VR owners to enjoy exclusive 2016 Olympics videos

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If there were still any doubt that virtual reality is the next big thing in computing and entertainment, this should probably banish those. Archive Android computing NBC Olympics Samsung Samsung Gear VR sports virtual reality vr

Samsung announces limited edition Batman themed Galaxy S7 and GearVR.

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Samsung Electronics announced the Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition in collaboration with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment.

360º virtual reality esports entertainment platform SLIVER.tv, raises a $9.8 million series A round of equity funding,

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SLIVER.tv, the leading esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, announced the close of a $9.8 s existing seed investors, including DCM, Sierra Ventures, The VR Fund, Samsung Next Fund and Sony Innovation Fund.

Michael Bae and The Rogue Initiative Partner to Create Entertainment Properties with a Focus on Virtual Reality

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The Rogue Initiative and Michael Bae announced a partnership to develop original entertainment properties with a focus on virtual reality and interactive hardware. We’re all absolutely thrilled to be working with such a cinematic powerhouse in the field of action entertainment.”.

Side-Kick VR Launches Now You See Me: Back to Macau on Samsung Gear VR

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Side-Kick VR launched the virtual reality game Now You See Me: Back to Macau on the Samsung Gear VR. Through our extensive work creating games for mobile VR platforms, we were surprised to discover a lack of the entertaining and extremely popular genre of hidden-object games,” said Guy Bendov, Side-Kick VR cofounder, in a statement. “We Gaming Samsung Gear VRThe title will also be on Google Cardboard later this month and on Daydream soon.

There’s a new Samsung Gear VR to play nice with Note 7

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Samsung isn't just launching a new phablet today, but introducing an updated version of its Gear VR virtual reality headset, complete with a new connector and a more immersive experience. Archive Accessories accessory Home Entertainment Samsung Samsung Gear VR USB-C virtual reality vr

Samsung might have a gamepad for the Gear VR coming soon

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As fancy and entertaining virtual reality might sound, it has a few shortcomings, primary among which is input. The Samsung Gear … Continue reading. Archive Accessories Game Controller gaming Samsung Samsung Gear VR virtual reality vr

Watch: Apelab’s Intriging New ‘Break a Leg’ Running on Gear VR’s Motion Controller

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It’s called ‘Break a Leg’ and it puts you in the top hat of an “improvised magician” as he strives to entertain his audience. Swiss / LA based developers apelab have announced their latest project for Gear VR.

Samsung’s “Bedtime VR Stories” App Brings Back The Story Telling Trend

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But according to reports, Samsung a well-known technology firm has recently revealed an app called “ Bedtime VR Stories ” which will help parents who are far away from their homes to connect with their children in a virtual world in order to share bedtime stories with them.

YouTube VR gets Gear VR support, communal watching

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Virtual reality, or at least 360-degree content, has become the new hot thing in entertainment. Archive Entertainment Samsung Samsung Gear VR virtual reality vr YouTubeNaturally, that means new territory for Google-owned YouTube to conquer.

SDCC 2017: The IT VR Experience Sent A Chill Down My Spine

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film by SunnyBoy Entertainment and it should be released at home in advance of the film for those with VR headsets. Tagged with: IT , SunnyBoy Entertainment Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Entertainment Experiences Samsung Gear VR IT SunnyBoy Entertainment

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Batman’s Very Own Gear VR Comes In Black, Launches Next Month

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hardware samsung VR Headsets VR Industry News Batman gear vr Injustice: Gods Among Us oculus Warner Bros. Interactive EntertainmentWe’ve already seen three models of the Gear VR, and they all come in white.

Coldplay’s ‘Head Full of Dreams’ Concert Will Stream Live in VR For Free

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One of the highest grossing tours of all time will be live via the Samsung Gear VR on August 17th. After all, the British pop sensation has been one of the biggest musical acts in entertainment for years garnering an absurd amount of awards and nominations.

With LiveSYNC You Control 360-Video Playback of Multiple Devices

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’24: Legacy’ Prequel Comes to VR

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Fox and Samsung have partnered up to bring the series reboot of 24 to life in a pretty gripping way — putting you in the center of a combat mission in virtual reality. Image Credit: Samsung & Fox. Are you ready for six minutes of intense 24 VR action?

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‘Ghost In The Shell’ VR Now Available on Rift & Gear VR

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So you can imagine my excitement when I woke up to even more Ghost In The Shell content, specifically a brand new Ghost In The Shell VR experience for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR.

A Look at Doug Liman’s VR Scripted Series ‘Invisible’

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The six-episode series was created in partnership with Condé Nast Entertainment (CNÉ), Jaunt VR, Samsung and Liman’s production company 30 Ninjas. Invisible will be released soon on Samsung VR and on Jaunt’s VR app.

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Facebook Expands to Enable 360 Photos in News Feeds

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Earlier last week, Oculus announced a handful of new changes to Gear VR , its mobile headset for Samsung phones, along with one big new Facebook feature created with virtual reality (VR) in mind: the arrival of 360-degree photo capability in Facebook’s News Feed. Photo credit: Samsung).

Karaoke Chain Becomes A VR Arcade With KDDI Karaoke VR In Japan

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Arcades Asia Entertainment HTC Vive Samsung Gear VRKaraoke in most of East Asia isn’t quite the same as in the west. Instead of drunkenly singing in front of a bar full of strangers, people rent private rooms and drunkenly sing in front of friends.

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New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For Week Of 07/02/17

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Entertainment Experiences Gaming Oculus Rift Samsung Gear VR new releases Oculus Home steamIt’s a pretty great week for free content for Oculus owners, which is ideal seeing as you’ve probably just lost a whole lot of money in the summer sale.

Gear VR PhoneCast app lets you use some 2D apps in virtual reality

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Virtual reality is fun and entertaining but hardly useful when it comes to getting real-world things done, it isn’t of much help. That is exactly what the Samsung PhoneCast … Continue reading. Archive Android app gear vr Samsung Samsung Gear VR virtual reality vr

New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For Week Of 06/18/17

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The Mage’s Tale, from inXile Entertainment. Unearthing Mars VR, from Winking Entertainment. Entertainment Experiences Gaming Oculus Rift Samsung Gear VR Oculus Home steam

Oculus Reveals 6 New VR Titles for Rift & Gear VR at GDC 2017

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