I Love this and can’t wait to work with Kelly Vicars to think up a new, weird, awesome, crazy art show in San Fransisco.
If you are in NY, check out this gallery show out, “Seeing with the Body at a Virtual-Reality Art Show“
New Selections for the Gear. Content Content Content! I’ve already said that being stuck in solitary confinement doesn’t appeal to me but the others I’ll take a gander at. “The new selections announced Wednesday include “Nomads,” a three-dimensional video series examining wayfaring lifestyles in remote parts of the world. There’s also an upcoming video game called “Tactera” that requires players to plot a battlefield strategy on a holographic tabletop, and another 360-degree video called “6X9” providing a grim look of what it’s like to be stuck in a prison’s solitary confinement cell.”
By ABC News
The UN has some cool projects going on. They have commissioned 3 VR films, “Each film is designed to show viewers the realities of life on the other side of the world, and each allows viewers to rotate and see 360-degree views” This entire article gives a great overview and is worth a read “Virtual reality’s new frontier: peacekeeping, Iraq War therapy, and digital paradises“
“Devices that have slashed the cost of virtual reality, and transformed its performance, have implications for scientists as well as gamers. Researchers who are experimenting with the head-mounted displays say that they have the potential to find widespread use as a research tool.”