Fectar Studio: a CMS to open VR and AR content creation to the masses

Fectar Studio is a cross platform Content Management System for Augmented and Virtual Reality that was designed with simplicity in mind, and which can be managed without any technical skills. Trialled in the Netherlands throughout 2019, Fectar Studio is an innovative no-coding cross platform publishing solution that has been readily adopted by schools, universities and […]

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Kopin Corporation at CES 2020: the largest color micro OLED in the world

  The world’s first 1.3″ 2.6K OLED display, with a resolution of 2560 x 2560 is on preview at CES 2020, courtesy of Kopin, and its announcement paves the way for next-generation AR, VR, and XR applications. Developed to use the power of the the fifth generation (5G) mobile communications system, which will allow a […]

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Panasonic at CES 2020: the world’s first HDR capable UHD VR eyeglasses

Panasonic at CES 2020: the world's first HDR capable UHD VR eyeglasses

Presented at CES 2020 as a reference product, the new VR glasses from Panasonic are the world’s first HDR capable UHD VR eyeglasses, with high-quality images and optimal sound and no screen door effect. Panasonic Corporation partnered with Kopin Corporation to develop the world’s first High Dynamic Range(HDR) capable ultra-high definition(UHD) virtual reality (VR) eyeglasses […]

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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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Zylia introduces 53 microphones installation for Virtual Reality projects

Zylia introduces 53 microphones installation for Virtual Reality projects

Zylia’s test setup for 6 Degrees of Freedom audio (6DoF) is based on 53, 3rd order Ambisonics microphone arrays in five layers, to create a full immersion of the listeners. Zylia is introducing a six-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) multi-level microphone arrays installation for navigable live recorded audio. The technology gives people the possibility to listen to a […]

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On-site VR and AR demos are some of the highlights at The Video Show

On-site VR and AR demos are some of the The Video Show highlights

Sony, Canon, AJA, and Nikon will exhibit their products at The Video Show, but VR and AR demonstrations and the chance to see a live streaming studio in action, are highlights of the show. The Video Show, which takes place December 4 and 5 the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the Nation’s Capital, promises […]

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The Video Show: more than 100 sessions exploring the future of the industry

The Video Show: 100 sessions exploring the future of the industry

Creating out-of-this-world video stories, and how AI can enhance video production are two of the themes on discussion at The Video Show, a must attend event for everyone working in video. With more than 100 sessions on nine presentation stages, as well as a dedicated screening room, demo areas and a streaming studio, The Video […]

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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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The 41st Telly Awards edition embraces Virtual Reality, 360 video, and AR

The 41st Telly Awards edition embraces VR, 360 video, and AR

The Telly Awards opened its annual call for entries, and this edition unveils the new suite of Immersive & Mixed Reality categories, which embrace media from Virtual Reality, 360 video, and AR. The 41st Telly Awards introduces new categories that signal the continued growth in creative approaches to the rising digital video production, storytelling, and […]

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Atomos acquires Timecode Systems, changing production workflows

Atomos acquires Timecode Systems, changing production workflows

Used in films from the James Bond series to Marvel, the wireless sync technology from Timecode systems is now part of Atomos, making effortless collaborative filmmaking an on-set reality. It’s all about time! Timecode Systems, a world leader in developing wireless sync technology, burst onto the market in 2012, receiving a prestigious IABM award for […]

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SpaceBuzz: using Virtual Reality to create ambassadors of planet Earth

SpaceBuzz: using VR to create ambassadors of planet Earth

Out of 110 billion people who ever lived, fewer than 600 have seen Earth from space. The SpaceBuzz program wants to change that using Virtual Reality and a special built rocket. The SpaceBuzz rocket landed in Washington D.C. this week, aiming to create the next generation of ambassadors of planet Earth. The project was launched […]

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The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

Written by Noah Kadner, The Virtual Production Field Guide is your FREE digital pocket guide, if you’re interested in or already producing projects using virtual production (VP) techniques. Get it now! The Virtual Production Field Guide v1.2, written by Noah Kadner and published in .pdf format by Epic Games, the company behind Unreal Engine, is […]

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Optoma CinemaX P1 projector: the ultimate big-screen experience at home

Optoma UHZ65UST: the ultimate big-screen experience at home

Place it at a distance of 14.5 inches from the wall, and you’ll have a 120” 4K UHD screen, HDR and HLG compatible with 87% DCI-P3 color space and Dolby Digital 2.0. Discover the Optoma CinemaX P1. Your next TV set may not be a TV at all, but a projector. Unveiled at CES 2019, […]

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ZYLIA ZR-1: a new portable recorder for 360-degree sound recording

ZYLIA ZR-1: a portable recorder for 360-degree sound recording

Zylia introduced at AES New York 2019 the new ZYLIA ZR-1 portable recording device and the 6DoF VR/AR Development Kit, two new solutions expanding its ZYLIA ZM-1 microphone system. Zylia introduced the new products today, at the AES New York 2019, the 147th Pro Audio International Convention, at Javits Center. The event covers everything related […]

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