News / 10.10.2018
The Monthly REWIND – October
Welcome to The Monthly REWIND for October – a digest of everything we’ve been up to and a look at the wider immersive landscape. Let’s dive in…
A Virtual Selfie With Michael Bublé
Ahead of Michael Bublé’s gig at The O2, we created a virtual double of the singer using volumetric capture. Fans were given a sharable life-like interaction with the star via augmented reality. All the fun of a selfie, without getting tackled by security!
We’re Hiring – Join The Tribe
We are redefining how VR, AR, and MR are being used. Want to help us push the industry forward and create the next generation of immersive experiences? Check out our available positions.
Five Tips For Producing Audio Content
Without realistic sound, the immersion of VR is broken. If you’re looking to improve your knowledge of acoustics in a virtual environment, read these top tips courtesy of our Audio Engineer, Mark Jones.
Tips For Shooting 360º Video
Creating top quality 360º video requires more than just the press of a button. Start out on the right foot with some words of wisdom from our Photography & Film Creative, Richard Clark.
Oculus Unveils The Oculus Quest
Unveiled at Oculus Connect 5, The Oculus Quest is the world’s first all-in-one gaming system, built for Virtual Reality. The last time we wrote about Oculus’ latest piece of hardware, it was still just a codename – ‘Santa Cruz’, but now it promises to shake up the VR industry.
– Twin Peaks is coming to VR, and we couldn’t be more excited
– Pimax has unveiled the 5K Plus, and have confused backers of its 8K headset
– PlayStation is developing PSVR titles with ‘Deeper Gaming’
– Arca’s Path, Dream Reality Interactive’s controler-Free VR adventure, launches December 4th
– Crows Crows Crows’ Accounting+ is coming to PC, with additional content
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!
We have been working with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) over the past few months on an engaging VR tool to highlight the impact of GOSH Charity funding on the hospital. We are delighted to see it launch today, 14th February – GOSH’s 167th birthday! The VR tour brings Great Ormond Street […]
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, […]
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.