New York Times Launches 360° Series With Hollywood’s Best Actors


” Following last years mesmerizing 360° series Take Flight , The New York Times is at it again with their annual celebration of Hollywood’s best performers, this time bringing us nine film-noir style 360 videos in a series titled Great Performers.

The New York Times Continues To Pivot Hard Into Virtual Reality With Ad Agency Buyout


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New York City Invests in AR/VR Incubator to Bolster City’s Jobs, Tech Talent

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In the Bronx, CUNY (City University of New York) Lehman College’s VR/AR Training Academy and Development Lab will prepare students for careers in the virtual and augmented reality sectors. The announcement says the incubator will provide the following: Support New Ventures.

The New York Times Used Thousands Of Old Photos To Recreate Olympic Stadiums In VR


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Nat Geo Built a Mars VR Theme Park in New York


In advance of their new Mars docu-series that premieres November 14, Nat Geo created a red planet habitat on an empty downtown Manhattan lot last month. The post Nat Geo Built a Mars VR Theme Park in New York appeared first on VRScout.

‘The Unspoken’ Was Originally an Open World Console Game Called ‘Wizards of New York’


In an interview with UploadVR, Price revealed that The Unspoken was originally conceived by his team as an open world console game called Wizards of New York. Tagged with: insomniac , ted price , The Unspoken , wizards of new york.

Lionsgate Bringing 7 Minute Preview of ‘John Wick VR’ to New York Comic Con

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Now, Starbreeze and Lionsgate have announced that the most substantial peek at the title, entitled John Wick Chronicles: An Eye for an Eye, will be given at next week’s New York Comic Con where show attendees will get to go hands on with the HTC Vive version.

IMAX LA VR Theater Sees 20,000 Visitors, New Location Coming To New York


Encouraged by this success, IMAX is reportedly planning to launch additional VR centers in other key markets including New York, Shanghai, Tokyo, and a second LA location. These companies need to find new experiences that can only happen at their locations and VR could be a strong motivator. IMAX is continuing to explore location-based virtual reality as a compliment to its large-screen cinema experiences.

The VOID Opens Mixed-Reality Location in Dubai

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THE VOID, the untethered mixed-reality park, is opening a new location in Dubai, UAE. Mixed Reality News The Void VR Theme Park cliff plumer ghostbusters dimensions ghostbusters vr mixed reality the void the void dubai the void new york

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Highlights From New York City’s Upcoming VR In The Sky Event


Different markets are catering to these new experiences to varying degrees and New York continues to make significant efforts. One example of the increased exposure in New York City is VR In The Sky, a two-day event focused on the ads, brands, and media communities in the city.

New York Times Posting VR Videos Each Weekday With ‘The Daily 360’


Various publications, print or non-print, have learned that 360-degree video is a beneficial platform that brings a new flavor to reporting. With the tag line “To understand the world, see it from every angle” and a declaration to bring a new video every weekday, NYT presents The Daily 360.

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Google Debuts VR Tour of New York’s Famous Festive Store Windows


There are very few places more spectacular than New York City during the holidays. That’s why Google’s new Window Wonderland app is one my favorite virtual reality experience currently available.

VR World Brings an Open Buffet of 50+ VR Experiences to the Heart of NYC

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VR World NYC is a new VR arcade that opened on June 24th in New York City right next to the Empire State Building. News Voices of VR Podcast VR Arcade VR Podcasts imax vr New York City nyc vr arcade vr world

NYT and Milk VR Create Star-Studded Noir Series Of 360-Degree Shorts


These shorts presented by the New York Times are brief but impactful looks into how this format works and it helps to have major A-list actors to help define it. Tagged with: Don Cheadle , Great Performers , milk vr , Narrative VR , Natalie Portman , new york times.

The Void Upgrades Display, Aims For 20 Installations This Year


If you wanted to see one of the most complete VR experiences available last year you would have paid for a ticket to Madame Tussauds in New York for around $50 and included the extra Ghostbusters: Dimension VR experience. Tagged with: ghostbusters , New York , rapture , The Void.

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Alibaba Teases VR Shopping Experience


The user mistakenly chooses one of the images and drops into a lowrider traveling through New York City, eventually ending up in a Macy’s department store. This prompts a new layer to pop up on the VR interface, showing all angles of the purse, price, and purchase options.

Watch New York Fashion Week in Virtual Reality


Then you will know New York Fashion Week runs through September 14. If you are a watcher of fashion, a reader of GQ or any female. However, what you may not know, is the event has long been not only fashionable but very techy too.

Lionsgate and Starbreeze to showcase highly anticipated John Wick Chronicles VR game during New York Comic Con

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Lionsgate and Starbreeze will showcase their highly anticipated, newly titled first-person action shooter VR game, John Wick Chronicles, during New York Comic Con, October 6–9, 2016.

VR Manga Is The Immersive Storytelling You Didn’t Know You Wanted


Japanese company Square Enix is looking to broaden the VR storytelling conversation by bringing 3 genres together into one incredible VR experience with Project Hikari: Tales of the Wedding Rings , which made its US debut at New York Comic Con.

Funding Roundup: Fake Love Gets Acquired by New York Times &.


Funding Roundup: Fake Love Gets Acquired by New York Times & Pinscreen Raises $1.8M The New York Times is acquiring an experiential agency known as Fake Love , which specializes in virtual and augmented reality.

Hands-on With IMAX VR in New York


IMAX and AMC unveiled the second IMAX VR Center at AMC Kips Bay 15 in New York City – we covered the first center, which opened in LA, back in February. Afterward trying a few of the games, we got a chance to speak with IMAX’s Lister about this new center and IMAX VR in general. This House of the Dead-light shooter isn’t as intense as one might expect, but it was a nice enough to warrant checking out if you’re interested in the new Mummy film.

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Visit Pluto in virtual reality

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The New York Times has released an 8-minute virtual reality documentary based on footage from NASA’s New Horizons fly-by of Pluto. The video includes views from space as well as views from the surface of the... Briefs New York Times space VR video

eSports Goes VR: Is Counter-Strike: GO Entering VR?


and WonderWorld VR (a VR production studio) to produce the first-ever eSports event to be live streamed, worldwide and in VR , at the ESL One New York on October 1-2 nd.

Try Google’s Daydream View VR Headset at their NY Pop-Up Shop


But if you’re in the New York area and want to try the headset before you buy it in retailers like Verizon and Best Buy, you can stop by Google’s pop-up shop in the heart of SoHo. News Daydream Daydream View Google New York

Was 2015 the summer of VR love?

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It’s the year we may look back and remember the beginning of a new technology renaissance. This new VR movement feels more collaborative within its competitive landscape. 2015 is a memorable year for Virtual Reality (VR).

‘Hidden Figures’ AR Experience Takes You Around The US To Learn About STEM Innovators


Powered by IBM and New York Times, Outthink Hidden is inspired by the film and seeks to shed light on lesser known historical figures around the nation. The application is an AR first for New York Times and highlights the main characters of the Hidden Figures film, Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vaughan. Tagged with: ar , education , hidden figures , ibm , new york times , outthink hidden.

Your Guide To The Best VR Exhibits at NY Comic Con 2016


This time, they doubled down… New York Comic Con is pop-culture Christmas for us east-coasters. So it’s not a huge surprise that over the past couple of years virtual reality has quickly infected the show floor, providing some awesome new experiences to eager attendees.

IMAX VR’s New York Center Launches With Star Wars Experiences


IMAX’s latest VR center just opened in New York, just in time for Star Wars fans to jump into their favorite universe. The New York center is located at the Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 & RPX in Times Square and features two pods where moviegoers can take part in single and multiplayer experiences.

VR Lands on the Floor in NAB Show New York Expansion


Too hot to ignore any longer, virtual reality will occupy ample real estate this fall at the NAB show in New York. The post VR Lands on the Floor in NAB Show New York Expansion appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology NAB New York NAB Show New York

Why The New York Times Sent it’s Readers 1.3 Million Google.


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NYT VR wins mobile Grand Prix prize at Cannes

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The New York Times Virtual Reality app won the Mobile Grand Prix at Cannes Wednesday night. million free Google VR headsets to subscribers to the Times’ Sunday edition since... Briefs Cannes New York Times

New York City Doubles Down on Tech-Focused Jobs, Plans Launch of Virtual and Augmented Reality Hub.


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The Best Google Cardboard Apps for the iPhone, From Shooters to Music Videos


Gadget Lab Gear iPhone new york times virtual reality VRVR for iPhone is here, thanks to. Google? The post The Best Google Cardboard Apps for the iPhone, From Shooters to Music Videos appeared first on WIRED.

New Beatles VR Experience Lets You Attend Fab Four’s Iconic Shea Stadium Show


It was over 50 years ago now that 60,000 lucky fans got to witness the fab four themselves, The Beatles, play a legendary gig at the now-demolished Shea Stadium in New York City.

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.

CNN Launches VR Journalism Unit and Platform


Following in the footsteps of the New York Times’ launch of their 360° video platform, The Daily 360 , CNN has announced a new immersive journalism unit and platform of their own. The CNNVR 360° video platform is available on mobile apps and web.

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Discover Invisible Geniuses All Over The U.S. via Hidden Figures Augmented Reality App


In an extremely unique attempt at promoting the recently-released feature film Hidden Figures , IBM and The New York Times Company have scattered several great scientific thinkers throughout the United States for users to discover and engage with.

Sony Sells Nearly 1 Million PSVR Headsets


19 the company sold 915,000 headsets, Sony revealed in an interview with the New York Times. Sony revealed official sales figures for the PlayStation 4-powered VR headset, PSVR. Through Feb. The figure joins the previously revealed number of 5 million Samsung Gear VR headsets sold so far as the only solid data we have about the size of the VR market.

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Disney Invests in VR Arcade The VOID, Epic Games in 2017 Accelerator

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The Void now operates four VR centers globally; at Madame Tussauds in New York, The Rec Room in Toronto, The Beach in Dubai, and their headquarters outside of Salt Lake City.

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Tripping Down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole But in many ways,


nytimes new york times vr virtual realityTripping Down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole But in many ways, the simulation is too immersive. After spending a few weeks with two of the most powerful V.R. devices now on the market, the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. I suspect that V.R.