Category Archives: Entertainment

Not quite feeling it

One of the major challenges facing virtual reality is that when you’re visually immersed in another world, your internal body mechanisms are screaming “Danger Will Robinson!” since they know you’re not *actually* moving/flying/speeding/whatever. There are plenty of companies working on simulating … Continue reading

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That’s a hill of beans (a hill of seed?)

These people got financing for, among other reasons, they aren’t inventing any technology, rather are closer to a traditional studio creating Virtual Reality content for clients. That’s a lot of capital for a seed round! Penrose Studio raises seed capital … Continue reading

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Getting away from it all

Every flight attendant’s dream! Rows of people completely immersed in being somewhere else 🙂 Read more at Tech Crunch

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There’s an Oculus Rift Room in the works

Reminds me of the short science fiction story where the children let the virtual reality room lion eat their parents when they try to take them out of the VR room  (The Veldt by Ray Bradbury) …. from Upload VR: … Continue reading

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An entertaining mess

One of the most fascinating (at least, to me) shifting and moving around that’s happening in the entertainment industry. The old model (writer, content creator, distribution / network all being separate – and being subsidized by traditional “push” advertising messages – is clearly dying, yet the old establishment is stubbornly clinging to the way they’ve been doing things since time immemorial instead of innovating. Sure there is a ton of money involved, but they are going to lose out in the end so why not embrace it? Continue reading

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