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The Palace of Versailles: going behind the scenes of a VR production

The Palace of Versailles: going behind the scenes of a VR production

Never a 3D model will replace the emotion of actually stepping into the monument, but the new app “VersaillesVR: The Palace is Yours”, gives users a new way to explore…

Review: can the Oculus Quest with Oculus Link become the Oculus Rift 2?

Review: can the Oculus Quest with Oculus Link become the Oculus Rift 2?

The Oculus Quest Virtual Reality headset was born as a “no PC, no wires, no limits” solution to watch a variety of content, but soon it will offer both wired…

Westworld and The Walking Dead: VR experiences take you inside the TV series

Westworld and The Walking Dead: VR experiences take you inside the TV series

Westworld: Awakening, an official Westworld experience is now available in VR arcades, but also for Virtual Reality headsets. The Walking Dead Onslaught, based on the original series, arrives this Fall…

Oculus Quill 2.0: an all-in-one tool for Virtual Reality animated stories

Oculus Quill 2.0: an all-in-one tool for Virtual Reality animated stories

Born out of the creative needs of an Emmy-nominated VR film, the painting and animation tool Quill has reached version 2.0 and is now an end-to-end…

Review: Oculus Rift S, the most accessible PC VR headset for all

Review: Oculus Rift S, the most accessible PC VR headset for all

If you want to explore Virtual Reality using your PC, the Oculus Rift S is the most affordable solution available now. The latest patch has made it a stable headset…

The Isle of the Dead: a mysterious painting comes alive in Virtual Reality

The Isle of the Dead: a mysterious painting comes alive in Virtual Reality

Winner of a VR Award at the Venice International Film Festival in 2018, and soon available on Steam, The Isle of the Dead, from French author Benjamin Nuel, is another…

New VR headsets: an invitation to watch cinema on the big screen

New VR headsets: an invitation to watch cinema on the big screen

Watching movies using a VR HMD is getting a boost with the new wave of Virtual Reality headsets coming from Valve, HP, Acer and other companies, some offering high resolution…

The Great C: Philip K. Dick’s short story now available on mobile VR headsets

The Great C: Philip K. Dick’s short story now available on mobile VR headsets

Virtual Reality is good for movies, and the 37 minutes of The Great C show a cinematic virtual reality narrative that one year after its launch continues to be an…

Varjo VR-1: the world’s first human eye-resolution VR headset costs $6000

Varjo VR-1: the world’s first human eye-resolution VR headset costs $6000

In 2018 Varjo promised a revolutionary visual upgrade to cinematic mixed reality, but we may have to wait a little longer. The VR-1 now announced is designed for use…

Traveling While Black, a documentary in VR: trading pixels for emotions

Traveling While Black, a documentary in VR: trading pixels for emotions

Premiered at Sundance, Traveling While Black, directed by Roger Ross Williams, is a documentary  that does more than tell a story, it immerses the viewer in the narrative, thanks to…

Feelreal: the sense of smell is coming to Virtual Reality movies

Feelreal: the sense of smell is coming to Virtual Reality movies

Virtual Reality immerses you both through sound and vision, and, to a certain extent, touch, but the sense of smell is still missing. Yet, it may soon be another option…

Age of Sail: setting the course for Virtual Reality narratives in the future

Age of Sail: setting the course for Virtual Reality narratives in the future

As 2019 comes closer, some suggest VR is dead or about to die. Let me say that I believe it is only adjusting its course, and products as Age of…

Oculus Go: the new horizon in wireless-VR

Oculus Go: the new horizon in wireless-VR

More convenient to use, even for those wearing eyeglasses, the Oculus Go offers a resolution of 2560 x 1440 and does not need headphones, a smartphone or even a PC…

Samsung gives grants to indie filmmakers to create episodic VR content

Samsung gives grants to indie filmmakers to create episodic VR content

The pilot episodes for six original series launch today on Samsung VR Video service, along with the announcement of grants for a select set of indie filmmakers to create original…

Tribeca Film Festival: a stage for Virtual Reality

Tribeca Film Festival: a stage for Virtual Reality

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival continues its tradition of showing cutting-edge interactive storytelling. This year the Tribeca Immersive offers a new addition, a VR theater named Tribeca Cinema360. The…