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The Phi Centre + Future of Storytelling Present: The New Storytellers III
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The Phi Centre + Future of Storytelling Present: The New Storytellers III

This Wednesday, December 6, in collaboration with New York’s Future of StoryTelling, the Phi Centre — a key player in the world of Virtual Reality around the globe — invites storytelling artists, professionals, and amateurs to reflect on this fascinating question for The New Storytellers III, presented alongside Phi Centre’s Lucid Realities exhibition. The day…

The BBC Goes Big Time with Dedicated VR Studio + Release of ISS Spacewalk Experience (See the Trailer!)
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The BBC Goes Big Time with Dedicated VR Studio + Release of ISS Spacewalk Experience (See the Trailer!)

The BBC is serious about 360VR, and it wants to make sure you know this. While the BBC has produced & released 360VR Content before, this marks a concrete dedication to the medium. However don’t expect the UK Broadcast platform to pump out loads of content, as they have opted for “infrequent” releases, opting for impactful…

Industry Watch: VR Headset Sales Numbers for Q3 are IN – and they are VERY Positive!
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Industry Watch: VR Headset Sales Numbers for Q3 are IN – and they are VERY Positive!

This one is a Special Dedication to all the clickbait articles that were claiming “VR is Dead”. In a report issued Monday, Independent Market Analysis firm Canalys stated that total global shipments of VR Headsets set a new milestone, exceeding 1 million units sold for the first time, during the 3rd quarter of 2017. The Big Three that…

IMAX and Cineplex team up to launch new ‘The Centre’ VR Arcade at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre
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IMAX and Cineplex team up to launch new ‘The Centre’ VR Arcade at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre

IMAX and Cineplex have partnered to launch a new IMAX VR experienced called ‘The Centre’ at Toronto’s downtown Scotiabank Theatre. The experience is located in the lobby of the theatre and features 360º sound, room-scale virtual reality interaction and is powered by the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. The Centre features specially designed pods that allow users…

VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics
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VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics

In a breakthrough research being led by neuroscientist Olaf Blanke and his team at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, the scientists show that phantom body pain can be reduced in paraplegics by creating a bodily illusion with the help of virtual reality. The results are published in Neurology. “We managed to provoke…