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Orion lands virtual reality thriller from Briggs

Orion has landed an adult thriller by children’s writer Andy Briggs, set in the near future where virtual reality has taken a dark turn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond Reading: Saunders's 'Lincoln in the Bardo' Goes VR

Reading is an engrossing and transportive experience. But what if a book could be made even more immersive? George Saunders and actor and screenwriter Graham Sack may have found one answer: virtual reality. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic books come to VR through an app

You may have felt immersed in a comic book before, but never quite so literally as this. Madefire has released a free Gear VR preview app that lets you read its Motion Books in virtual reality. As you might guess, it's all about depth. Pages now fill... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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V Magazine Grabs Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle Alumni | People on the Move – 9.14.16

Battista named CEO at Time Inc., Hearst loses a president to virtual reality, and more... The post V Magazine Grabs Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle Alumni | People on the Move – 9.14.16 appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook food giant Tastemade is getting into virtual reality

Tastemade is a food video giant. And yet, the publisher wants to be known for more than its recipe videos. It’s one of the reasons behind “A Perfect Day in Los Angeles,” the company’s first VR film, which features Ryan Seacrest, Conan O’Brien and social influencers providing a tour of the city.... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: Take Note: Virtual Reality Is Growing Up Fast

In October, the New York Times launched its first immersive virtual reality (VR) application, creating an engaging new kind of journalism that suddenly, jarringly, placed viewers alongside the children displaced by Syria’s civil war. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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If they build it, who will come? An anatomy of the VR hype bubble

The hype for virtual reality is real. Publishers like CNN and The New York Times are devoting manpower to create more VR content. Advertisers are interested, and they themselves are looking to bake in expertise for the medium. Propelled by large investments from the likes of Facebook and Google,... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Zuckerberg: Soon, The Majority Of Content We Consume Will Be Video

During a keynote at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress, Zuckerberg also pledged his support for Apple in its battle with the government.As expected, Mark Zuckerberg was quick to support Apple in its ongoing standoff with the FBI during his keynote address Monday at the Mobile World Congress in... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The VR Revolution

Virtual reality and our rapidly evolving visual culture portend a revolution in how we tell our stories. Will today’s publishers be part of it? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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You can soon watch Netflix and Hulu in virtual reality — sort of

Netflix and Hulu are among the major media companies that are taking a dive into virtual reality. Today, Facebook-owned Oculus announced that it's teaming up with the two streaming sites and other media publishers to create VR experiences for its upcoming Samsung headset that's priced at $99.... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Brings 360-Degree Virtual Reality Videos to News Feeds

Stars Wars was first to post a 360-degree video. Photo: Facebook Virtual reality is coming to Facebook news feeds. Today the company rolled out 360-degree videos brands and publishers can post to their pages. Desktop viewers just have to drag their mouse over a clip to change the angle, and... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Discovery get experimental with virtual reality

Virtual reality may still be closer to science fiction for most people, but don't tell that to Discovery. The company's new eight-person virtual reality unit has gone deep on the tech with videos that show people what it's like to surf, swim with sharks and survive in the wild. Fusion has also... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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