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VR for IMAX multiplex

IMAX has announced that it’ll be rolling out virtual reality experiences in multiplex theatres, shopping malls and similar locations later this year. The news follows on from Google’s revelation that…

France Télévisions airs Roland Garros in 4K, VR

France Télévisions’ RG Lab will showcase action from the Roland Garros tennis open in virtual reality and 4K in 360°. In partnership with the French Tennis Federation, France Télévisions will…

Google unveils Daydream VR platform

Google has unveiled its new virtual reality platform branded ‘Daydream’. Built on top of Android N, Daydream is essentially Android for VR. It will offer users a home screen from…

Comcast funds VR start-up

Comcast is amongst several firms to have invested $3 million in a new virtual reality company launched by executives behind DreamWorks Animation’s VR content. Branded ‘Spaces’, the compnay creates virtual…

Shark Week adds VR content

Shark Week adds VR content

Shark Week, Discovery Channel’s annual block of television content dedicated totally to sharks, will this year be adding virtual reality (VR) content into the mix. The VR experience will give…

Report: VR ‘huge cultural impact’

Professional media network Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has released the latest of its Home Truths industry insight reports, focusing on the impact of immersive technologies, such as Augmented Reality (AR),…

2.3m US broadband homes own VR headset

2.3m US broadband homes own VR headset

Parks Associates has released consumer research showing that 2 per cent of US broadband households, or 2.3 million households, own a virtual reality (VR) headset. Additionally, 5 per cent of…

M6 brings 4K and AR to Euro 2016

M6 brings 4K and AR to Euro 2016

Three of the eleven football matches M6 will broadcast during this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament in France will be shot in 4K and delivered to Orange fibre subscribers. RTL Group’…

Roland-Garros app for UHD 360° VR

Roland-Garros app for UHD 360° VR

Some matches at upcoming French tennis open Roland-Garros will be offered by France Televisions in VR 360° and in Ultra HD quality from a dedicated mobile app. The virtual reality…

NBC VR coverage for Kentucky Derby

NBC Sports made its first foray into virtual reality on May 7th by airing VR footage from the 142nd Kentucky Derby, in partnership with NextVR. NBC and NextVR used seven…