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.

Dreamscape Immersive Debuts Group VR Experience at Westfield Mall


Location-based VR is the culmination of everything we’ve grown to love and expect from immersive technology. Dreamscape Immersive has launched a location-based VR attraction right here in Los Angeles. Alien Zoo lets you walk, soar, and escape alien creatures with friends.

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Dreamscape Immersive & Nickelodeon Partner on Location-Based VR


The immersive free-roaming virtual experiences are the culmination of VR’s most current advanced technology, delivering arguably the most captivating and interactive adventures currently available to the public.

Immersive Analytics & Embodied Cognition

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At the IEEE VR conference this year, there was a pre-conference workshop about Immersive Analytics, which talked about how to use VR & multi-sensory interfaces to support analytical reasoning, decision making, and real-world analytics tasks by immersing users in their data.

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.

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.

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.

Walmart Acquires VR Startup to Develop ‘Immersive Retail Environments’


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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‘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.

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.

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.”

Can Music Make VR Workouts Even More Immersive


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

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.

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.

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.

Prologue Immersive Introduces Spatialand VR Interface


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

Is Sound the Secret Sauce for Making Immersive Experiences?


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.

Google Reveals Hyper-Immersive Haptic Feedback System For.


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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Dreamscape Immersive launches multisensory VR “Alien Zoo”


Location-based startup Dreamscape Immersive debuted its multisensory VR experience “Alien Zoo” on Feb. Up to six people can visit Dreamscape Immersive’s intergalactic exhibit during one 40 minute time slot.

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.

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.

Reactive Content: The Future of Immersive Storytelling


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.

USC Backs A Record-setting March Immersive Hackathon


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.

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


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

‘Where Thoughts Go’ is an Anonymous, Immersive Social Network for Reflecting on the Human Experience

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Where Thoughts Go is a unique social network where users can share intimate thoughts and emotions in an immersive and inviting way, in the form of anonymous audio entries.

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.

Samsung’s VR Strategy with Tom Harding, Director of Immersive Products

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I had a chance to talk with Samsung’s Tom Harding, who is the Director of Immersive Products in charge of product strategy and bringing VR to the market. The post Samsung’s VR Strategy with Tom Harding, Director of Immersive Products appeared first on Road to VR.

Dreamscape Immersive Secures $20M AMC-Led Series B For Movie Theater VR


Today VR startup Dreamscape Immersive announced via TechCrunch that they’d secured a Series B funding round of $20 million, led by AMC. AMC is also investing into a content fund to help Dreamscape Immersive create original, exciting content for their location-based experience centers at theaters. Tagged with: Dreamscape Immersive , Steven Spielberg Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Investments VR Industry News Dreamscape Immersive Steven Spielberg

Hands-On: Skyrim VR Without Teleportation Is Much More Immersive


For me, it was enough just to visit the world of Tamriel from inside the immersive confines of a VR headset. That being said, the added layer of immersion the PS Move controllers afford was lost in the process.

Advancing Immersive Computing with Intel’s Virtual Reality Center for Excellence

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Intel is investing in the future of immersive computing through their Virtual Reality Center for Excellence. The post Advancing Immersive Computing with Intel’s Virtual Reality Center for Excellence appeared first on Road to VR.

Watch: SuperChem VR is a Cool Virtual Lab for Fun and Immersive Learning

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We’ve seen a lot of application attempt to capture some of the potential VR enthusiasts of immersive computing know VR can deliver. The post Watch: SuperChem VR is a Cool Virtual Lab for Fun and Immersive Learning appeared first on Road to VR.

NVIDIA Shows How Physically-based Audio Can Greatly Enhance VR Immersion

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Positional audio for VR experiences—where noises sound as if they are coming from the correct direction—has long been understood as an important part of making VR immersive. But knowing which direction sounds are coming from is only one part of the immersive audio equation.

US Legislators Form VR-centric “Reality Caucus” to Guide Immersive Technology Policy

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Immersive technology business and thought leaders will be well-served by understanding the predilections of these U.S. Meanwhile, lobbyists advocating for the immersive technology sector can make an immediate impact by educating Caucus members on emerging privacy issues.

‘Evangelion: VR’ Experience Immerses With a Motion Sim Cockpit and HTC Vive

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The experience promises to let players “experience the thrill of the Eva activation sequence, including LCL immersion, A10 nerve synchronization, and sync ratio measurement,” core parts of the show’s fictional technology.

Immersive Game Design Lessons from ‘Pokémon Go’

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Editorial: Why Apple’s Immersive Evolution Starts With Poop


At the Apple September Keynote, there was no mention of VR at all despite the iPhone X being the first device from Apple to use an OLED screen that would likely be ideal for completely immersive virtual worlds.

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This Interactive & Immersive Graphic Novel is Built From the Ground Up for VR

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Available for free on the Oculus store , Nanite Fulcrum presents viewers with a series of traditional comic pages to turn; the viewer is immersed in a fitting location for the tone of the story, which slowly fills with 3D ‘collectables’ to pick up and observe as the story progresses.

Consciousness Hacking & VR: Immersive Tech’s Capacity to Drive Addictions or Transcend Compulsions

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The post Consciousness Hacking & VR: Immersive Tech’s Capacity to Drive Addictions or Transcend Compulsions appeared first on Road to VR. There is a growing backlash against technology being catalyzed by some of the architects of the persuasive habit-forming techniques.