NFL Debuts Season 2 of ‘NFL Immersed’ Immersive Football Documentary

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Google and the NFL today announced season two of Immersed , the multi-episode docuseries following NFL players on and off the field. The second season of Immersed was shot with latest Jump camera, the YI HALO , a 3D 360 camera composed of a total of 17 individual Yi camera units.

UK’s Central Bedfordshire College Launches New Immersive Training Institute

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A new immersive training facility and program, the Immersive Technology Institute (ITI), has been launched Luton, UK in a collaboration between Central Bedfordshire College (CBC) and AI and VR development firm AiSolve.

The Yang and the Yin of Immersive Storytelling with Oculus’ Yelena Rachitsky

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The future of VR storytelling will be immersive and interactive. The boundaries between what is a game and what is an immersive story will continue to be blurred, but Rachitsky looks at the center of gravity of an experience. It's a metaphor of a potential immersive future.

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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The benefits of using immersive technologies as teaching tools have been widely documented and extensively discussed, specially in recent years with the rapid development of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed reality hardware and applications.

Adobe Launches Immersive 360° Editing, Improves Plane To Sphere

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The update is a window into the future of immersive content creation. Adobe unveiled a slew of new features in its Creative Cloud update released today, including an immersive 360-degree environment for its widely used video software Premiere Pro and animation suite After Effects.

AMC Theaters Buys Into VR With Dreamscape Immersive Deal

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Thanks to a new deal made by AMC theatres and LA-based virtual reality startup Dreamscape Immersive , six lucky AMC theaters spread across North America and Europe will soon be home to cooperative VR experiences that blend the line between games and film. Image Credit: Dreamscape Immersive.

Projection-mapped Immersive Theater Shows the Future of Live AR Performances

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There was an amazing projection-mapped , immersive theater piece at Sundance this year by Heartcorps called Riders of the Storyboard. The post Projection-mapped Immersive Theater Shows the Future of Live AR Performances appeared first on Road to VR.

Immersive Tech Transforming Learning

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Technologies that immerse you in various scenarios so that the experiences and actions within it feel naturally like your own will be a powerful vehicle for training skills and sharing knowledge Click To Tweet. There is a whole spectrum of immersive technologies out there Click To Tweet.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

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The growth in VR/AR sector is set to increase following a new deal between the UK Government and the Creative Industries Council (CIC) to invest £33m in immersive technologies Click To Tweet. How the UK government’s multi-million-pound investment will help the storytellers of tomorrow.

CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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CNN has officially launched CNNVR, a new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform with CNN Digital. In a major new commitment to the medium, CNN has officially launched CNNVR, a new journalism unit that aims to produce immersive VR content across multiple platforms and devices.

Dreamscape Immersive Launches Pop-up Location Featuring ‘Alien Zoo’ Experience

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Dreamscape Immersive , the location based VR startup, today announced the public debut of a limited engagement VR experience called Alien Zoo. Dreamscape Immersive says they’ll be opening up to six VR centers in North America and the U.K.,

Valve Launches Free Steam Audio SDK Beta to Give VR Apps Immersive 3D Sound

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Realistic sound is an important but often underappreciated aspect of the immersion equation in VR. Basic stereo output works well enough for gaming on monitors, where the world is abstracted away from an immersive first-person view.

Blending Immersive Theater & VR with ‘Draw Me Close’ by NFB and National Theatre

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The National Theatre has created an Immersive Storytelling Studio to better understand the practices, protocols, opportunities of how virtual and augmented reality technologies are creating new storytelling possibilities.

Discover The Latest In Immersive Entertainment At AT&T SHAPE

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The post Discover The Latest In Immersive Entertainment At AT&T SHAPE appeared first on VRScout. Technology meets entertainment this June as AT&T brings a variety of demos and speakers to Warner Bros. Studios.

‘Skyrim VR’ Review – The Other Side of the Immersion Equation

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And while not without its flaws, Skyrim VR challenges that wisdom by bringing a heaping helping of a different sort of immersion. Immersion. There’s a number of unfortunate and seemingly obvious immersion missteps in the game.

Walmart Acquires VR Startup to Develop ‘Immersive Retail Environments’

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Spatialand creates tools that let content creators transform their 2D work into immersive VR experiences. Together, we will continue to evolve this technology and develop new product exploration through immersive retail environments.

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SEA VR Rebrands as ‘Immerse Technology Summit’, Returns October 11th

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SEA VR , the largest VR conference in the Pacific Northwest, has renamed itself as the “Immerse Technology Summit,” and will be held this year on October 11th in Bellevue, Washington. The Immerse Technology Summit is hosted by Envelop VR and this will be the summit’s third year running.

Immersive Computing Platform ‘Envelop VR’ Begins Closed Beta Program

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Envelop VR want to pull your every day computing environment into the virtual realm as the company launch their first closed beta for what they describe as “an immersive computing platform that brings the best out of your PC while in Virtual Reality.”

Living Stories: What VR Can Learn from Immersive Theater

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So in 2012, Charlie founded The Future of Storytelling Summit to gather together the most cutting-edge innovators of telling immersive and interactive stories. The post Living Stories: What VR Can Learn from Immersive Theater appeared first on Road to VR.

‘Dark Corner’ Creates a New Distribution Channel for Immersive Horror

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The Dark Corner app is creating a new distribution channel for immersive horror experiences and 360-degree videos. Music: Fatality & < The post ‘Dark Corner’ Creates a New Distribution Channel for Immersive Horror appeared first on Road to VR.

Can Music Make VR Workouts Even More Immersive

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But when you also pair the right hardware with your virtual workouts, you can take your immersive fitness another level. The post Can Music Make VR Workouts Even More Immersive appeared first on VRScout. VirZOOM partners up with Feed.fm

Top Investors Discuss VR and AR Strategies and Opportunites at IMMERSE 2016

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Business leaders gathered at this year’s Seattle based IMMERSE Summit ( previously Sea VR ) to explore how VR/ AR and Mixed Reality is transforming manufacturing, design, education, health and medicine and much more.

Step Into the Weird World of Sutu’s Immersive VR Paintings

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As our protagonist gets kind of more immersed in that setting, his perception of reality is blurred and he has loads of tricky experiences,” Campbell, who also goes by Sutu, said. The post Step Into the Weird World of Sutu’s Immersive VR Paintings appeared first on VRScout.

Google Reveals Hyper-Immersive Haptic Feedback System For.

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Google Reveals Hyper-Immersive Haptic Feedback System For Virtual Reality Google shocked the tech world with the April 1 announcement of yet another landmark achievement in the emerging field of virtual reality. Google’s VR team brought immersive experiences to the masses with Cardboard.

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Is Sound the Secret Sauce for Making Immersive Experiences?

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Audio plays a huge part in building truly immersive virtual experiences, so developing a way to realistically simulate the way that sound comes at you from different directions was a priority from the get-go, says HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman.

Prologue Immersive Introduces Spatialand VR Interface

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This year, Prologue Immersive has done just that — they have actualized an elegant, fully functional VR interface. A beautiful new design ecosystem; Spatialand is a revolutionary VR platform and toolset for enterprise, brands and consumers to create immersive content destinations. So what’s next for Prologue Immersive? Tagged with: prologue Immersive. VR Industry News prologue Immersive

World’s Largest Cinema Chain, AMC, Leads $30M Investment to Bring VR to Movie Theaters

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AMC Theaters, the largest cinema chain worldwide, and largest in the United States, has announced a strategic investment in Dreamscape Immersive, a firm developing multi-user out-of-home VR attractions. – – — – – Dreamscape Immersive isn’t without competition.

How Science Can Help Build Immersive Products

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The post How Science Can Help Build Immersive Products appeared first on Tech Trends. Revolutionary tech industry concepts such as Lean Startup and Agile Software development are underpinned by the age-old scientific methodology.

Vimeo 360 is a Revolution for Immersive Storytellers—Here’s How

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Lessons via 360 Video School to optimize immersive storytelling and workflows. This is a huge move for Vimeo, one that has huge implications for how immersive media is adopted by artists and mainstream audiences alike. News 360 Video School Immersive Storytelling Vimeo Vimeo 360

Exclusive: Leap Motion Explores Ways to Make Controller-free Input More Intuitive and Immersive

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In a series of experiments, Leap Motion has been exploring how they can apply visual design to make controller-free input hand input more intuitive and immersive.

USC Backs A Record-setting March Immersive Hackathon

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This community’s core purpose is to learn and to deepen our understanding of how immersive technologies can be applied. Scaling the hackathon to 60 – 100 submissions parallelizes the investigation of how we can use immersive technology and produces more insightful apps and experiences.

Immersive Display Tech

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Immersive Authority offers innovative Communal 360 Degree Mixed Reality display solutions for hire Allows multiple people to view 360 content without the need for a [.]. The post Immersive Display Tech appeared first on Immersive Authority.

Reactive Content: The Future of Immersive Storytelling

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And how can we approach these questions in the context of immersive storytelling? Creating Customized Narratives In Immersive Content. For the first time in history, immersive storytellers have access to technology that will allow them to merge the reactive and affective elements of oral storytelling with the affordances of digital media. When I’m immersed in a story, I don’t want to have to pick up a controller or remote to select what’s going to happen next.