Women In VR spotlight: Lee and Jordan Brighton talk about Run Dorothy Run.

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Lee and Jordan Brighton are the female founding duo behind Virtro Entertainment. Jordan. Jordan. Jordan. Jordan. Jordan.

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Report: VR in Retail and Marketing to Generate US$1.8 billion in 2022

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The number one issue we’re hearing from retailers launching AR for eCommerce (Amazon, Build.com, Overstock, Wayfair…) is the management of 3D products,” explains the company’s Co-Founder and COO Mickaël Jordan. “It’s

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Virtro Entertainment to bring their take on the Wizard Of Oz to PSVR with Run Dorothy Run 

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Right from the early days of development, we brought in play-testers each week to give us insights we could use to evolve the game into the rich story and immersive experience we have today,” said Jordan Brighton, Virtro’s cofounder and CEO. “We’ve

Creed: Rise to Glory Is A VR Boxing Game From The Makers Of Sprint Vector

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Jordan (and spinning off from the beloved Rocky franchise). Sprint Vector developer Survios is trading the track for the ring for its next VR experience. The studio today announced Creed: Rise to Glory in partnership with MGM Interactive. It’s a VR boxing experience that ties into the movie series starring Michael B.

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NBA Will Live Broadcast One Game a Week in VR

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Jordan. But you’ll need a $200 subscription to watch. The NBA have always been early adopters when it comes to embracing virtual reality. Last year, the major sports league teamed up with NextVR to capture the 2015 All-Star Game and slam-dunk contest in 360° VR video.

Conan Still Waiting For VR Sex; Demos Wilson’s Heart

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Jordan, and Alfred Molina. Conan is back at it again in VR, still wondering why he doesn’t have “virtual reality sex” yet. In the latest television segment shared on Thursday, Conan straps on an Oculus Rift and dives into the magical black and white world of Wilson’s Heart.

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How to run a successful VR studio

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Our CEO, Christina Heller, and Technical Director, Jordan Halsey will be discussing how to run a successful VR studio. Thank you, CG Channel, for promoting our work and event next Wednesday, 12/7 in Hollywood. Click here to read the full article and RSVP for FREE, or see a link to the live stream. The post How to run a successful VR studio appeared first on VR Playhouse Immersive Content for VR and AR. Festivals Conferences MeetUps News production stitching Unity Unreal VR

Ridley Scott’s RSA Films Launches VR Division

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Among RSA’s directors working in and pursuing projects in VR are David Karlak, Robert Stromberg, Aya Tanimura, Juriaan Booij , Michael Muller, Henrik Hansen, Jordan Scott, Luke Scott, Jake Scott, Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen, Ben Mor, Andrew Hines and Shynola.

Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America

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Speakers included Jason Gurvitz and Jordan Marinov, the American filmmakers behind the Hidden Tears Project , a VR series that seeks to bring light to the issue of child trafficking and use next generation technology for social impact.

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Wizard Of Oz themed VR runner "Run Dorothy Run" launches on PSVR Feb 20th

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About Virtro An independent VR gaming studio based in Vancouver, Canada, Virtro was founded by female Aussie duo, Jordan and Lee Brighton.

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Experience NBA All-Star Weekend in VR

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The Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon, last year’s runner-up, and NBA All-Star DeAndre Jordan of the LA Clippers will take flight in New Orleans. Gordon and Jordan are joined in the four-player field by Derrick Jones, Jr.

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How the Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Theme Song Blends The Series’ Past and Future

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The original version was more of a straightforward song and was sung by Mariana Barreto who has a lighter more “innocent” sounding voice than Jordan Reyne who sings the released version and has an edgier, scarier character. Jordan has many albums of her own.

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Catch these CONAN360° LIVE Pre-Shows from Comic-Con

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Conan is no stranger to Comic-Con, and this year he’s expanding his 360° presence with the CONAN360° LIVE Pre-Shows. For the past two years, Conan O’Brien has relocated his entire talk show two hours south from Stage 15 on the Warner Bros.

NBA and Oculus Team Up For One Stellar Gear VR Experience

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Follow My Lead: The Story of the 2016 NBA Finals is narrated by actor Michael B Jordan and features the two teams going head to head in the NBA Finals back in June. You’re right there, standing half-court as the Warriors challenge the Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals.

Oculus Launches VR For Good in High Schools

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There are creators like RYOT connecting supporters directly to a purpose in VR with their Pencils of Promise experience and Vrse transporting us into a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan through Clouds Over Sidra. Two Oculus pilot programs hope to inspire the next generation of VR creators.

Epic’s Tim Sweeney: Realistic Virtual Avatars Could End VR Harassment

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” VR harassment came into the conversation earlier this year when author Jordan Belamire wrote about her experience being sexually harassed within VR. Online harassment has been a common thread throughout 2016, and VR sadly isn’t a stranger to it. But the CEO of Epic Games thinks the tech will actually help combat harassment going forward. Industry legend Tim Sweeney said as much in a recent interview with The Verge.

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AltspaceVR and Cyberia are teaming up to present a free VR film festival this weekend.

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AltspaceVR and Cyberia are teaming up to present a new kind of film festival – one taking place entirely in virtual reality VR. Styled after conventional film festivals, audience members can choose from a curated schedule of 38 short films of assorted genres from all over the world.

Virtual Reality Journalism: Empathy through Technology

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The beauty of VR is that you can “show it to people who do not usually sit in a tent in a refugee camp in Jordan.”,

Altspace & Cyberia Join Forces For Free Film Festival Hosted In VR

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6:30 PM – Object [followed by Q&A with filmmakers DISCIPLE] 7:00 PM – HETJA 2 [followed by Q&A with director Michael Jordan] 7:30 PM – Zerch. This weekend catch a screening of over 38 short films presented entirely in virtual reality.

HoloLens is Helping This Medical Company Design Better Operating Rooms

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— This post originally appeared on VentureBeat by Jordan Novet. Microsoft is talking for the first time today about a new customer of its HoloLens augmented reality headset: publicly traded medical device company Stryker. Stryker sells forceps, drills, nasal dressings, and hip replacement systems, but it also sells equipment for operating rooms. The HoloLens is a tool that Stryker can use to help hospital employees figure out the best arrangements for their operating rooms.

At 40 Minutes, ‘Miyubi’ is Felix & Paul’s Longest VR Film Yet – Available Today

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Left to right] Richard Riehle (Grandpa), Ted Sutherland (Jordan), Owen Vaccaro (Dennis),Emily Bergl (Cheryl), P.J Felix & Paul Studios, among the top VR video production companies out there, today launch their longest film to date on the Oculus Rift and Gear VR.

A River Resurrection Part One

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Just like the Golden State Warriors, the River Ecosystem team has a solid lineup including Nick Canifax, Skye Jordan, and many more.

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Survios is quickly showing that they may be the heavyweight champ of VR game development

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Jordan, and Wiz Khalifa. :). GDC 2018 was definitely not my first rodeo at a major gaming event and I have seen my fair share of the gaming dog and pony show.

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Jaunt VR's 2017 scripted content agenda Includes remake of cult classic THE LAWNMOWER MAN

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Bashir’s Dream – Exclusive Premiere at Sundance – From the award-winning RYOT team comes the story of Qusai Bashir Masaama, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee living in Jordan who was shot in the back by a sniper while on a candy run.

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The Raven VR Is A Chilling Adaptation Of An Edgar Allan Poe Classic

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Jordan Rudess’ music also leaves its mark, creating a suitable atmosphere worthy of that which the poem’s words are capable of summoning all by itself. Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven is so haunting in its drama and convincing in its misery that you don’t really need a VR headset to bring it to life. Poe’s sorrowful words carry such weight to them that you can’t help but immerse yourself deep in the poem’s world.

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Training to Craning in 60 Minutes: Putting My VR-learned Skills to the Test with a Real 22 Ton Crane

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Rather nervously, I climbed up onto the crane, clambered awkwardly into the cab, and listened as Amanda Jordan, the ITI Houston Branch Regional Director, gave me a run-down of the this specific crane’s control scheme.

GDC 2018 – Creed: Rise To Glory Feels A Lot Like A Fight Night VR Boxing Game

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Jordan in the film) and train directly under the legendary Rocky Balboa. It feels like there are lots and lots of VR boxing games. Like, I understand it and it makes sense, but still — there are a lot. From Thrill of the Fight and Soundboxing to Knockout League and now an officially licensed Creed: Rise to Glory VR game in partnership with MGM Interactive, the Sweet Science is in and popping right now.

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PowersVR Made Me Love Being The Cocky Superheroes I’ve Always Hated

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Take Hal Jordan, for example, the most popular Green Lantern. Some superheroes are just annoying.

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6 Superheroes That Could Have Incredible VR Games

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With a single thought, Hal Jordan (or anyone else in the Green Lantern Corps) can summon a physical projection of practically anything you can think of, and then use it to his will.

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From Within: Why VR And Empathy Go Hand In Hand

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Viewers are dropped into the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan and their guide is Sidra, a twelve-year-old Syrian girl who is just recognizing the limits and promise of her new home. “It “TV shows and books can elicit emotions, but you always realize you’re watching TV or reading a book.

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Maritime Club celebrates 10th anniversary

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More than 40 virtual performers have also performed in the club, including Macolyis Fadian, SingerGirl EvieMarie, Joel Elide (Red Heaven), Jamie Jordan, Matthew Broyles and Joaquin Gustav.

Adventures in VR Storytelling, Part II

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Clouds Over Sidra” is a virtual reality short film that takes us to a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.

Top 8 Media Using 360° Videos for Immersive News Stories

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Bashir's Dream centers around Qusai Bashir Masaama, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee in Jordan who was shot in the back by a sniper while on a candy run.

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Beds, Trains, and Trees: VR Gets Physical at Tribeca

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As Jordan Tannahill, the playwright behind Draw, told Upload VR, “It was important to me to craft an experience that was tactile, that invited full awareness of one’s own body and the body of another. The VR Arcade at the Tribeca Film Festival presented another diverse set of experiences this year. With the release of Oculus Touch and Vive Trackers, the number of VR experiences that utilized motion controls went up since the last festival.

HP’s PC Chief Ron Coughlin Talks Expanding To VR

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Image Credit: Jordan Novet/VentureBeat. PCs aren’t dead yet. Just ask Ron Coughlin, head of HP ‘s computer business. The Palo Alto, California company’s PC business has growth at about 11 percent in revenues, year to date. It has become the No. 1 PC company again, as of a couple of quarters. Coughlin believes HP is taking share from its Windows PC rivals as well as from Apple. And it is expanding in games with its Omen series of desktops and laptops.