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!
HTC unveiled its “most impressive headset yet,” the Vive Cosmos, at CES back in January. We’ve been awaiting more details ever since.
The origins of advertising can be traced back to newspaper advertising in the 19th century. Since then, the industry has experienced many changes. It has adapted to new technology and changing audience demands to remain relevant and effective.
Working with the BBC and Top Gear, REWIND has created three original 360° films that allow anyone with a smartphone or tablet to experience the thrill of taking three petrol-fuelled vehicles airborne over a music festival, a petrol filling station, and a supermarket car park!
Virtual reality has come a long way in a short time, and it’s still advancing at a rapid rate.
Forms of entertainment, and how we consume them, are constantly evolving and progressing.
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.