News / 09.08.2018
The Monthly REWIND – August
Welcome to The Monthly REWIND for August – a digest of everything we’ve been up to and a look at the wider immersive landscape. Let’s dive in.
Silicon Valley: Inside The Hacker Hostel – Emmy Nominated
We’re incredibly proud that Silicon Valley: Inside The Hacker Hostel, our VR experience for HBO and Silicon Valley has been nominated for an Interactive Emmy! Well done to all involved and congratulations to the other nominees.
Roborace – Immersive VR Simulator
At the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Roborace’s Robocar accomplished the first-ever fully autonomous hillclimb. Roborace wanted an experience that would allow visitors to the Festival of Speed to enjoy the hillclimb from the Robocar’s point of view, so REWIND set about creating a custom-built, fully immersive VR experience.
VRLO – Last Tickets Available
VRLO returns on August 15th at the Microsoft Reactor, with a whole host of incredible demos lined up! Thanks to our sponsors Immerse UK and Bluegfx for making it happen. If you haven’t gotten your ticket yet – the last batch is now available.
DHL Box Stacker Pro – VR Experience
For ESL One Cologne, DHL wanted to offer a unique and differentiating experience for attendees. The team designed a fun, fast-paced realtime VR experience for DHL to showcase to the event’s thousands of attendees!
Location Based VR Provides A Huge Growth Opportunity – Opinion
Sol Rogers, CEO & Founder of REWIND, digs into Location Based VR, and how it’s driving interest in the industry.
How VR Is Treating People’s Fear Of Heights
According to a new Oxford University study, VR therapy may be just as effective as individualised counselling in helping people overcome their fear of heights.
– See Times Square Underwater in Microsoft’s AR Art Exhibit.
– Samsung have partnered with NASA to launch a 4D Lunar Gravity VR Experience
– Skydance made use of Oculus Medium to design the mechs in Archanel: Hellfire.
– Disney Animation Studios will be debuting their first VR Short Film at SIGGRAPH 2018
– The Magic Leap One Creator Edition is now available to purchase, as long as you live in certain US states.
That’s all we’ve got time for this month. Until next time, keep your eyes on our social media feeds for up-to-the-minute info!
Sol Rogers Founder/CEO, REWIND – Self-driving cars are an inevitability and will unlock the potential for cars to transform beyond a simple means of transport. In the not too distant future, drivers will find themselves with a great deal of free time in-car. Rather than having to focus on driving, time can be spent on working, […]
REWIND Part Of Winning Audience Of The Future Consortium Set To Redefine Audience Participation In Esports
We are delighted to announce we are part of a winning Audience of the Future consortium – Weavr. Working with ESL; Cybula; Dock 10; Focal Point VR and the University of York, we will be transforming the experiences of millions of fans in esports, but also in traditional sports broadcast and live entertainment more broadly. […]
2018 was a jam-packed year for those working in the immerse industry. We saw hits like Beat Saber and Astro Bot getting people excited about VR content and hardware releases such as Oculus Go and HTC VIVE Pro making it easier for people to try out VR. We’re excited about what’s in store this year. Here […]
It’s not often we take a step back and review. So, as the end of 2018 draws closer, I’ve taken a moment to do just that. From major hardware news to AR taking to the stage in spectacular fashion, 2018 has been jam-packed. Here are my choices for the Top 10 Immersive Moments of 2018 […]
If AR is truly the future of mobile, then WebAR could be the key to unlocking its potential.
Meeting the visual demands of a progressive brand like Moncler is a challenge in its own right – read how we did it.
Over the past few years, a number of companies have been using VR and AR, as tie-ins to their ATL advertising, to give them the edge.
Welcome to The Monthly REWIND for November
Storytellers are no longer limited to the constraints of film.