Consumers’ first 5G experience will likely be at a 2020 sports event, says Amdocs

Consumers’ first 5G experience will likely be at a 2020 sports event, says Amdocs

5G will transform the sports experience for fans in stadiums and at home, according to research conducted by Ovum for Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies. Nearly two-thirds (63%) of the world’s largest network operators plan to use augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) or a hybrid of […]

Verizon Media uses VR to bring Abu Dhabi’s beautiful tourism destinations to life

Verizon Media uses VR to bring Abu Dhabi’s beautiful tourism destinations to life

On February 8, in partnership with Spark Foundry UK and The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Verizon Media announces a new VR 360º video experience, offering users the opportunity to virtually explore some of the biggest tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi. Created by RYOT Studio, the branching narrative within the video places […]

VR series to be broadcast from the International Space Station for TIME and Felix & Paul Studios

VR series to be broadcast from the International Space Station for TIME and Felix & Paul Studios

Following a launch at the Sundance Film Festival, TIME and Felix & Paul Studios have made an exciting announcement. After sending VR cameras up to the International Space Station in December 2018, they are ready to start shooting a year-long VR project, ‘The ISS Experience’, that will provide people on earth a never-before-seen perspective of […]

Shackleton Whisky Launches Shazam Augmented Reality Experience

Shackleton Whisky Launches Shazam Augmented Reality Experience

Shackleton Whisky, created to honour adventurer Sir Ernest Shackleton, is launching Shackleton Augmented Reality (AR) in partnership with Shazam. Shazam, which originally launched as a music identification app, has grown into a content distribution platform with Shackleton Whisky as one of its first brand partners. The environment comes to life on the Shackleton Gift Box, and […]

Teek Mach’s Grisaille to be performed at the Sundance Film Festival as part of the New Frontier Section

Teek Mach’s Grisaille to be performed at the Sundance Film Festival as part of the New Frontier Section

Grisaille, the two-part mixed reality (MR) painting experience created by experimental artist Teek Mach, will be performed during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The piece is included among the New Frontier section, Sundance Film Festival’s curated collection of media works from creators pushing artistic innovation across new mediums that include VR, AR, MR and AI. […]

Sony Pictures turns to 360-degree ads to promote Escape Room movie

Sony Pictures turns to 360-degree ads to promote Escape Room movie

Sony Pictures has launched an interactive 360-degree ad campaign for its new film Escape Room, in collaboration with a VR/AR ad platform OmniVirt, and creative agencies, Pretty Big Monster and Stradella Road.  The film, which opened on January 4, broke through with thriller audiences across the country its opening weekend taking the number 2 spot at the […]

Audi turns the car into a virtual reality experience platform at CES 2019

Audi turns the car into a virtual reality experience platform at CES 2019

Audi is redefining in-car entertainment at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In the future, backseat passengers will be able to experience movies, video games, and interactive content even more realistically using virtual reality glasses. The premium brand is presenting a technology that adopts virtual content to the movements of a vehicle in […]

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