Posts tagged Virtual Reality
CES 2019 Preview - 5 Key Trends Defining The Future Of Consumer Technology

Another year, another CES defining the future of technology. What does the future human have to look forward to in 2019? Here are five key trends to look for at CES 2019.

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The Twisted History Of VR Starts In The 1860s

When photography was invented in the early 1800s, it wasn’t long before people realised that you could develop a 3D image if you overlaid the same image at a slightly different angle. This gave birth to Victorian Stereoscopes, which was the first step the human race took towards 3D pictures, movies and Virtual Reality.

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Humans And Rats Interact Via Virtual Reality 'Beaming' Experiment

Researchers at University College London (UCL) and the University of Barcelona have built a virtual reality system that allows for humans and rats to interact.  These cross-species meetings have tested a process known as 'beaming' in which people take control of digital representations of themselves to carry out virtual interactions. Think Avatar; but with rats. 

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‘Project Holodeck’ Hoping To Bring Full 3D Virtual Reality To Gaming

 

Labelled ‘Project Holodeck’ after the virtual reality system at the cutting-edge heart of the Star Trek films, a team from the University of Southern California are working on a system that will bring full 360-degree, full-body VR to gaming.

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Playstation movie store viral ads take us into virtual reality

So Sony's recent viral campaign to promote the newly introduced video store on PS3 presents us with a virtual reality experience that we whole heartedly crave for.

Created by the recruited agencies Studio Output and the Marshmallow Laser Factory, Sony appointed them to build a series of viral films to promote the Playstation Video Store (via the tagline 'Great films fill rooms'), which resulted in the VR shots we got here, using 3D mapping, a steadicam and head-tracking via attached Playstation Move controllers.

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