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EXCLUSIVE: Dreamlike VR Experience ‘The Key’ Set To Debut At Tribeca Film Fest

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Lucid Dreams Productions director Celine Tricart and producer Gloria Bradbury partnered with the Oculus VR for Good Creators Lab , to push storytelling in a compelling new direction. Celine Tricart co-directed and produced Maria Bello’s powerful Sun Ladies , a VR experience centered around the women Yazidi fighting ISIS in Iraq.

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Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. We’re kicking off the weekend with a ton of new content and also get to celebrate with an Oculus Store Halloween Sale, where you can find up to 75% off the following content.

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#878 VR for Good: ‘Home After War’ Explores the Civilian Impact of IEDs in Iraq

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Home After War is an Oculus VR for Good piece that focuses on the civilian causalities of mines and improvised explosive devices. It uses photogrammetry.

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TRIBECA: ‘The Key’ Wins Tribeca’s Storyscape Award For Best Immersive Media

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Her film The Sun Ladies , is a powerful immersive documentary about the brave Yazidi women in Iraq, who escaped their ISIS captors to start a female-only fighting unit called the Sun Ladies with the goal of fighting back and protecting the honor and dignity of their people, and fellow women.

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Exclusive: First-Ever Impact Reality Summit Announces 2020 Lineup

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Some of the biggest names in social impact will be in attendance, including: Participant Media, Conservation International, the Rainforest Alliance, Connect for Climate/World Bank, and the Milken Institute, as well as tech companies like Google, Microsoft, and Oculus. ” The Key USA, Iraq | 2019 | 15 Min | Creator: Celine Tricart.

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Why Smells Are So Difficult To Simulate For Virtual Reality

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Michael Abrash, chief scientist at Oculus, seems to agree: when he outlined his predictions for the next five years of VR last October, he focused on these three senses. How do you think virtual reality will improve over the next few years? You’re probably hoping for better ways to see, hear and touch virtual worlds.

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VR Creates the Trainer That Never Retires, with Immerse’s James Watson & Justin Parry

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So we would be tying together people from somewhere — maybe even Kazakhstan, some oil and gas training that we did — with trainers that may be in Iraq, or in the UK, or wherever that might be. I hadn’t experienced anything until the the early [Oculus] DK1. And that was all done in a sort of virtual world.