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‘The Last Goodbye’ is the VR Holocaust memorial we need today

You've read about the Holocaust in books and seen it portrayed in films. But it's another experience entirely to walk through the site of a concentration camp in virtual reality, led by a survivor who lost his entire family there. The Last Goodbye, w…

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‘Arden’s Wake’ paves the way for never-ending VR stories

Making movies in virtual reality is easy. Making good animated movies in virtual reality is hard. There's no “mise en scène” to play with, and even the basic 180-degree rule is washed away with a head turn. The limitations of a cinema screen m…

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GoPro’s Fusion spherical camera is six GoPros in one

GoPro has taken the wraps off a spherical camera called Fusion hot on the heels of Facebook's 360-degree camera launch. Unlike the brand's other action cams, Fusion is a spherical device that can capture 5.2K resolution VR and non-VR videos and photo…

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David Attenborough’s hologram will help you study fossils in VR

Sir David Attenborough is no stranger to VR. The beloved naturalist and TV presenter has worked on immersive, look-where-you-like films for the Natural History Museum (NHM) in London, the American Museum of Natural History and Google. Now, the docume…

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Facebook’s plans for Oculus are finally taking shape

When Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion in early 2014, it wasn't entirely clear what Mark Zuckerberg planned to do with all of the virtual reality hardware suddenly at his fingertips. Hell, it wasn't even clear that VR was going to be a legitim…

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