Great Barrier Reef Subject Of David Attenborough VR Documentary

For more than 40 years, British television personality Sir David Attenborough has been producing some of the finest nature documentaries in the world. I was delighted to hear Atlantic Productions was working on a 20-minute...

Your Guide To VR at Sundance

This year’s Sundance Film Festival will feature a myriad of VR and AR experiences as part of the show’s New Frontiers program. The lineup of nearly 40 productions include some of the best work being done...

VR Film Gives New Perspective On Police Brutality

Remember the old saying, you cannot truly judge a person until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes? VR changes that from a folksy metaphor into something you can experience first-hand. Specular Theory founder Morris May...

Elijah Wood Working With Ubisoft on a VR Project

Actor Elijah Wood is the latest Hollywood creative to get excited about the possibility of working on VR projects. Wood’s production company SpectreVision is partnering with Ubisoft “to create, develop and produce original and...

New Investigative VR Horror Title ‘Ghost Theory’ Hits Kickstarter

Czech developers Dreadlocks, the company behind crowd funded RPG Dex, have launched their latest Kickstarter campaign for Ghost Theory, a VR focussed horror title that casts you as a clairvoyant paranormal investigator. The latest horror title to...

Leap Motion is perfecting natural hand gestures for VR

As immersive as virtual reality can be, you're still left holding awkwardly shaped controllers in your hands -- a reminder that you're very much in the real world. But what if instead of hitting...

For VR to be truly immersive, it needs convincing sound to match

I'm staring at a large iron door in a dimly lit room. "Hey," a voice says, somewhere on my right. "Hey buddy, you there?" It's a heavily masked humanoid. He proceeds to tell me...

Apple hires an expert in virtual and augmented reality tech

Apple hasn't shown off anything like HoloLen or Oculus Rift yet, but there's something in the works. The Financial Times reports Apple has hired one of the nation's leading experts on virtual and augmented reality, Virginia...