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!
The Oculus Quest is a fantastic starting point for showing the capabilities of VR to those new to the technology, but it’s also exciting seasoned VR users.
The last couple of months have been pretty hectic for the immersive industry – with the announcement of Hololens 2, release of Oculus Quest, and teasers of other groundbreaking hardware due to release later this year. There’s quite a lot to digest! Here’s a roundup of the news.
Commissioned by AMV BBDO, the REWIND team created an augmented reality (AR) experience on behalf of Samsung. The experience delivers a secret AR menu to diners with a Samsung smartphone in some of the UK’s most popular restaurants.
Fifty breakthrough UK businesses and projects harnessing creativity and technology are featured in a report published today (Tues) at the Createch 2019 conference, part of London Technology Week.
Tech start-up holoride has announced its collaboration with three studios. We are honoured to be one of these inaugural production partners, alongside Schell Games and Mackevision.
The World Health Organization has reported that one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently have such conditions.
Corporations such as Walmart, Renault Trucks, and BAE Systems are employing immersive technologies to drive efficiencies, and these companies are seeing a strong return on investment.
The original Oculus Development Kit (the DK1) got me into VR. We built our own room scale VR using a DK1, three XBOX 360 Kinects, three tracking laptops, one backpack laptop, and a Razer Hydra.
I first met former broadcaster, Sir Martyn Lewis, back in January. We met at an event I was hosting on marketing innovations in London.