News / 07.11.2018
The Monthly REWIND – November
Welcome to The Monthly REWIND for November – a digest of everything we’ve been up to and a look at the wider immersive landscape. Let’s dive in…
The World’s First AR Gallery at Unite LA
At Unite LA 2018, we showed attendees the future of conferences with augmented reality. Using never-before-seen Unity AR experiences, a unique AR exhibition set the stage for Unite to be a celebration of developer’s work.
The Future Of In-Car Entertainment
Off the back of our Keynote appearance at Unite LA, we’re delighted to showcase our work with Lyft – imagining entertainment in the back of every ride with AR.
A VR Sales Platform For Automotive
In partnership with HP and Intel, we revealed a VR tool for the automotive industry at Unite LA. Salesdrive delivers one-on-one, real-time customised, multi-user VR presentations with your local dealer.
An AR Lens For A Cause
Extinct is LADBible’s campaign to help endangered animals. Working with the celebrated content creators, we created a Snapchat AR Lens to highlight the plight of these creatures, which was shown at the 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference.
Moncler Embraces AR
We’ve created an AR app that brings the printed pages of the “MONCLER GENIUS book” to life. This new kind of lookbook experience reveals the secret multiverse behind each of the eight Genius collections.
VRLO is back on December 5th, and this time it’s full-on festive! We’ve got a great lineup of demos, featuring 7 Miracles from Vive Studios, Coatsink’s latest games, a Santa VR Challenge and more! Tickets have just gone live, grab yours now!
Are Audiences Ready For VR Feature Films?
Will a feature film on Jesus Christ drive the masses to invest in VR? In this piece from Sol Rogers, originally written for Forbes.com, he digs into VR feature films and takes a look at where the industry is going with longer-form content.
Report: Oculus Planning ‘Rift S’ For 2019
TechCrunch is reporting that Oculus is planning an iterative upgrade to the Rift in 2019. Slimmer, lighter and easier to set up, the ‘Rift S’ is also expected to contain four wide-angle cameras, for better tracking.
– You Can Now Buy And Install Rift Games Remotely From Your Phone
– HTC Has Opened Applications For The Vive Focus’ 6DOF Controller Dev Kits
– Dreamworks And Netflix Are Once Again Turning To VR To Promote Their Latest Series
– Read Dead Redemption 2’s Companion App Includes A Reference To Oculus VR – Yee Haw.
– Oculus Is Now Shipping An Official Carry Case For The Go
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.
Storytellers are no longer limited to the constraints of film.
Revealed at Unite LA on 23rd Oct, with our partners HP and Intel, Salesdrive delivers one-on-one, real-time customised, multi-user VR presentations with your local dealer.