Is VR the future of the movies?

With ‘The Martian,’ Virtual Reality Has Liftoff From Fox Innovation Lab

The hands may be the scariest part. They are very much your own. You can feel them, wrap them around the joystick, make them move. But they seem to be locked in the gloves of a pressure suit, struggling to control a bucking Martian rover, just inches in front of your darting eyes. Such is the future of the movies, starting early next year. In a major step toward the integration of blockbuster films with virtual reality techniques, 20th Century Fox and its internal Fox Innovation Lab are preparing for the commercial release of a so-called VR experience, using special headsets from Oculus and other devices. ….[READ]


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