While VR technology is in its infancy, Oculus Story Studio pushes new frontiers with its latest movie called Henry. This ten-minute film is designed to showcase the VR platform. Oculus VT offers the Rift, a virtual reality head-mounted display which was originally funded by a Kickstarter campaign. It is scheduled to be released the first quarter of 2016. A developers kit is available now on Amazon. Many others including Google Cardboard are competing for the space.
The film premiered in Beverly Hills. Those who attended the invitation-only event could strap on a consumer versions of the Oculus Rift headset and be immersed in a 360-degree view of Henry’s world. Oculus VR is owned by Facebook. See the ten-minute Virtual Realty movie By Oculus.
Based on Nielsen’s metered markets, Super Bowl 50 averaged a 49.0 rating, meaning that 49% of U.S. homes with TV sets had the game turned on. That is a remarkable number and no wonder advertisers are willing to spend big bucks for those eyeballs. These are some of the funniest ads to come out of […]Read More
I've written a lot about quadcopters, most notably Quadcopters, Cameras, and the Law. Today, some fool didn't obey the law, common sense or common decency. Monday evening a quadcopter took off from a high-rise terrace in mid-town Manhattan during evening rush hour. It flew 300 to 400 ft in the air past luxury apartment buildings as well as business buildings. 3 minutes later it crashed in the street nearly clipping a businessman.Read More
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“Kodachrome” is a limited edition magazine geared toward people who love “art, film and analog culture.” It goes beyond the world of analog photography and filmmaking. Kodak says it also about film, writing, sculpture, music, graphics. It is about art and analog culture. Issue 01 is being published in a “limited edition run” with 76 […]Read More