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Contest: Recreate a Movie Scene in VR

What would your favourite movie scene look like if you could explore it from within? Maybe there are hints about the story that we never saw because they were not in the picture, or maybe the new perspective gives an entirely new spin to what’s going on! In our new community contest we’re challenging you […]
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“Future Possible”: ABC Radio Interview

…so here’s an ABC radio interview with my fine self and the lovely Adelaide Rief about our upcoming speaking event as part of the “Future Possible” Series, during which I even made [some sort of] sense banging on about Augmented Reality, Digital Fiction, Virtual Reality, Tilt Brush, and monsters [of course]. And here’s a *massive* […]
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Future Possible: “Beyond The Screen” VR Talk + Demo

In the 2nd edition of Future Possible, we’ll be questioning the future of the screen, and what the place of the plastic or 3D arts will be as we move towards an increasingly digital, back-lit life. Our provocateur for this conversation is Mez Breeze, an award-winning creative who makes Bespoke digital fiction, interactive narrative, digital […]
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“The Journey Home” + Forced Affectivity in VR

So I just finished playing through this Virtual Reality Experience for the Vive called “The Journey Home” [TJH] which has left me confuzzled emotionally. At first, the experience was hard to get into with a rushed intro containing similar-sounding voiceovers resulting in the main characters being confusingly difficult to distinguish. The scenes that followed weren’t […]
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Intel’s Cordless VR Headset

The Project Alloy headset incorporated Intel’s front-facing 3-D camera technology, which it calls Real Sense. That gives users the ability to use hand gestures to execute commands.The headset Krzanich showed the audience was a single unit, no trailing wires, no tethering to a computer. The design contrasts with Facebook’s Oculus Rift, the $600 VR headset […]