News / 07.09.2018
The Monthly REWIND – September
Welcome to The Monthly REWIND for September – a digest of everything we’ve been up to and a look at the wider immersive landscape. Let’s dive in…
We’re Hiring – Join The Tribe
As we continue to redefine how VR, AR and MR are being used, we are looking for the best in class to help us push the industry forward and create the next generation of immersive experiences. Want to join our award-winning team? Check out the positions available.
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Magic Leap – An Evolutionary Step Forward for Humanity – Opinion
The future has just got closer with the release of Magic Leap One. Hear why we’re excited to be working with the device.
The Shutters Are Not Coming Down On VR, They Are Just Coming Up! – Opinion
REWIND’s Founder and CEO Sol Rogers refutes the claims that VR headset sales are in a ‘tailspin’, showing how there’s plenty of evidence to suggest the medium is just getting started.
Oculus Creators Blog – REWIND On The Web
Oculus asked us to provide guidance to decision-makers at brands on how to approach VR. Check out our insights and tips here.
Oculus & CHLA Bring VR Medical Training To Eleven New Facilities
For the past year, medical students and staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have been using VR to simulate various high-stakes emergencies. The results have proven so successful that Oculus & CHLA will be launching the revolutionary program across eleven new medical facilities and healthcare providers across the U.S.
– GIPHY World Might Be VR’s Strangest App, But You Should Try It
– Acer Have Revealed The OJO 500 – A Detachable Windows VR Headset
– Announced At SIGGRAPH 2018, NVIDIA’s Turing-Powered GPUs Are The First Ever Built For Ray Tracing
– The VIVE Wireless Adapter Is Now Available For Preorder
– Samsung Are Promoting Their Intelligent Smart Home With A Family Guy AR Game
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, […]