Oculus update bricked the Oculus Rift S: here is how to fix your VR headset

Oculus bricked the Oculus Rift S: here is how to fix it!

If you want to watch Bigscreen’s movies in VR but can not get the Oculus Rift S to work, because of Display Port and USB 3.0 problems, there is a solution, but it does not come from Oculus Support. Bigscreen and Paramount Pictures signed a multi-year agreement to distribute movies in Virtual Reality, and the […]

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See Paramount Pictures 2D and 3D movies in VR with Bigscreen

See Paramount Pictures 2D and 3D pictures in VR with Bigscreen

Since the experience of watching Top Gun 3D in Bigscreen, in 2017, everyone knew it was coming. Now Paramount Pictures and Bigscreen have signed an agreement to distribute movies in Virtual Reality. Watching movies using a Virtual Reality headset is getting a boost with the new wave of Virtual Reality products that arrived to the […]

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Oculus Quest + Link review: an afterthought or marketing strategy?

Oculus Quest + Link: an afterthought or marketing strategy?

Oculus decision to add a cable to connect the Oculus Quest to a PC transformed the VR headset in the most versatile solution now available. For newcomers and others, right in time for Christmas. Somehow unexpectedly, after touting the Oculus Quest Virtual Reality headset as a “no PC, no wires, no limits” solution to watch […]

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SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes: creative promise and potential perils

SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes and their use for nefarious purposes

The next SMPTE Hollywood Section meeting explores “deepfakes”, and how the emerging field of synthetic humans can be used for both entertainment and nefarious purposes. Under the title “Digital Humans and Deepfakes: Creative Promise and Peril”, the next SMPTE Hollywood Section meeting promises to be a memorable moment everyone should attend. The Hollywood Section of […]

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Introducing The ProVideo Coalition Podcast!

                    Welcome to the ProVideo Coalition Podcast! With so much news coming out every day it’s nearly impossible to keep up with whats going on in and around the industry. So each week (or as close to weekly as we can get) we will sit down to […]

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Huawei VR Glass: an IMAX certified headset for video and games

Huawei VR Glass: a IMAX certified headset for video and games

Huawei announced its new Virtual Reality product, the Huawei VR Glass, revealed during the launch event of the new Mate 30 series smartphone, in China. It’s a $420 VR headset that weighs 166 grams! The new Virtual Reality headset from Huawei, named VR Glass, looks like a futuristic next-generation VR headset – or should we […]

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Oculus Media Studio: a new sharing content tool for immersive creators

Oculus Media Studio: the new tool for immersive creators

Creators of Virtual Reality content have different needs than creators of other content, including 360 video, so Oculus created the Oculus Media Studio, to help creators share their stories with the world. There is a growing number of content creators around the world who are  creating incredible immersive content to build communities and share stories. […]

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Review: can the Oculus Quest with Oculus Link become the Oculus Rift 2?

Review: Oculus Quest, the real Oculus Rift 2

The Oculus Quest Virtual Reality headset was born as a “no PC, no wires, no limits” solution to watch a variety of content, but soon it will offer both wired and wireless viewing, announced Oculus. When I started to write this review, the Oculus Quest was a wireless and portable VR headset, but somehow, while […]

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Adam Savage’s Tested VR: the production of a virtual journey for Oculus headsets

Adam Savage’s Tested VR is a FREE app that gives you a fantastic experience of what VR and VR180 can be, but it also served to test the VR180 camera rig assembled to shoot the 8 episodes. Inspired by Adam Savage’s Tested One Day Builds, Adam Savage’s Tested VR takes audiences on a journey inside […]

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HTC Vive Cosmos: new Virtual Reality headset arrives in October

HTV Vive Cosmos: new Virtual Reality headset arrives in October

With an inside-out tracking system that helps to make for an easy setup, the Vive Cosmos is HTC’s new headset solution for consumers, entering a market which has more grown since 2016. When the first Vive headset was introduced, the other popular name in the market was Oculus, but things have changed since 2016, so […]

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The Lion King: a film shot inside a game engine, with VR and Virtual Production

The Lion King: a film shot inside a game engine, with Virtual Production

The Lion King uses a game engine platform to emulate live action film production in a VR space, a real learning process that allowed the team to create a suite of tools now available for all filmmakers to try. Following the Big Screen’s ASC 100th session with the production’s cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and VFX supervisor […]

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VR experience: Wolves in the Walls and Lucy, a Virtual Being, win Emmy Award

VR experience: Wolves in the Walls and Lucy win Emmy Award

Lucy, the star of Wolves in the Walls VR experience, from Fable, is a fully realized virtual being who addresses you directly and interacts with you as a visitor in her world. Lucy just won an Emmy Award! Wolves in the Walls earned a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Media, an award that […]

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Westworld and The Walking Dead: VR experiences take you inside the TV series

Westworld and The Walking Dead: VR experiences take you inside the TV series

Westworld: Awakening, an official Westworld experience is now available in VR arcades, but also for Virtual Reality headsets. The Walking Dead Onslaught, based on the original series, arrives this Fall. Westworld: Awakening, an official Westworld experience created exclusively for VR is available now, and it’s a clear invitation to all those who can not wait […]

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Oculus Quill 2.0: an all-in-one tool for Virtual Reality animated stories

Oculus Quill 2.0: an all-in-one tool for VR animated stories

Born out of the creative needs of an Emmy-nominated VR film, the painting and animation tool Quill has reached version 2.0 and is now an end-to-end solution for making full VR-native animated stories. Oculus announced this month the release of Quill 2.0, the new version of its painting and animation tool launched in 2015. Born […]

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Using the Oculus Go

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us his new Oculus Go from Facebook. A departure from our usual tips on using Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and other applications, Steve’s foray into the world of 360 video shooting and editing has resulted in his purchase of the Oculus Go, which […]

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