News / 06.07.2018
The Monthly REWIND – July Edition
Welcome to The Monthly REWIND – a digest of everything we’ve been up to and a look at the wider immersive landscape. Let’s dive in.
Westworld – 360º Immersive Experience
Working together with HBO, we created a bespoke piece of 360º content to promote the 2nd season of Westworld in 5,000 AT&T stores across America.
Rhondda Rebel – AR Experience
Working again with Welsh National Opera, we blended AR with performance and music for a new stimulating experience.
VRLO Is Back – Save The Date
SONY Xperia XZ2 – Promotional Video
We’ve gone back to our roots with the creation of this high-end video for the SONY Xperia XZ2!
The Barriers To Brands Adopting XR – Opinion
Sol Rogers, CEO & Founder of REWIND, offers an insight into how brands can use AR and VR to their advantage.
REWIND In VentureBeat – REWIND On The Web
Want to use immersive content to drive brand engagement? You need the right studio! Check out this VentureBeat article by REWIND’s Rick Davis to understand the important questions to ask before hiring any studio.
Watch Oculus Detail Its Varifocal Half-Dome VR Prototype
Oculus is working on some incredibly impressive technology, a 140º field of view is only going to make VR even more immersive.
– Oculus has updated its minimum spec to Windows 10.
– The full consumer Vive Pro kit is coming to the UK, at a cost of £1,299.
– Steam’s monthly active VR users are up 160% year-over-year.
– Rumour has it that Nvidia’s next range of graphics cards will boost VR bandwidth.
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!
Throughout time, humans have used visual-based methods to help them remember information – from early cave drawings to modern day video. VR is not only the next logical step but a step in the right direction: research suggests we retain more information and can better apply what we have learned after participating in virtual reality exercises.
Virtual reality can change what a person sees, how they think, what they feel and even how they behave. This is because users believe they are present in the virtual environment they find themselves in.
HP’s new virtual reality headset, ‘Reverb – Professional Edition’, launched yesterday, joining HP’s comprehensive commercial VR portfolio. The headset has a staggering 2160 x 2160 panel per eye and 114-degree field of view.
SWSW 2019 was a whirlwind of enlightening talks, networking, tech innovations, and Texas BBQ! While we are still on a SXSW high, we wanted to share the five things that stood out for us at this year’s event…
Eye-tracking technology has been around for years in medicine and aerospace but is quickly gaining a new lease of life thanks to VR. The heavy-hitters of the VR world are incorporating eye-tracking capabilities into their future headsets and are projected to grow the eye-tracking market. Market analysts forecast the global eye-tracking devices market to grow at a […]
Virtual reality has been around for a long time. It’s been used commercially by large aerospace and automotive organizations in CAVEs and powerwalls for over 30 years. Now, as VR is becoming more accessible and reliable, it is being rapidly adopted across a whole range of industries, from architecture to tourism. In the current climate […]
Just weeks after British retailers suffered major losses during the festive period, new research shows that 39 percent of Britons would “not care” if all high street stores closed down. The study, carried out by Awin, also revealed that 68 percent of recipients did most of their shopping online. Many cited ease and cheaper prices […]
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, […]