VR is going to the festival

Bringing virtual reality to Burning Man

Virtual reality isn’t just a technology. It’s a movement. That’s how Shannon Norrell describes VR and, as Burning Man kicks off, the software developer is bringing it to the tens of thousands expected to attend the festival. Norrell, who works at Hewlett-Packard, raised more than $10,000 on Kickstarter to create what he said will be the first-ever VR camp for the “Burners” gathering in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. He also received equipment donations from a number of tech giants including Google, Hewlett-Packard and Nvidia. “At Burning Man, the sky’s the limit for creating art,” Norrell said. “Whatever you can imagine, you can build. And that’s what VR is about as well.” ….[READ]

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