Wolfprint3D Creates the Link Between Human and VR
Startup Wolfprint 3D (Tallin, Estonia and Los Angeles,CA,USA) is now on a mission to use 3D scanning as the connector between virtual reality (VR) and our actual reality. The Estonian startup has transformed their 3D fully automated scanning technology into a 3D photo booth vending machine ("The Luna") that is easy to operate and produces stunningly high-quality 3D scans.
HypeVR: Impressive Volumetric 360° 3D Video
This week we were able to follow the first demos of the HypeVR technology, a depth-mapped, volumetric video system that lets VR users move in, out and around the captured scene. The proprietary capture rig is using 14 6K Red Dragon cameras, a proprietary LIDAR reak-time scanner and includes Google Tango technology for viewer tracking. Their first footage is now visible; watch it here under.
'Bohemian Rhapsody' VR Music Video Released
In a new collaboration with Queen and Enosis VR, artists and developers at Google have created The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience, a VR experiment taking viewers on "a journey through Freddie Mercury's subconscious mind." If you have a Cardboard VR stereoscopic viewer, check it here under.
Magnetique is the first VR 360° Comic Book
Oniride today launches the first issue of Magnetique, a new comic series for Gear VR available at the Oculus Store. This book is a completely native experience in which each panel takes up a full 360 degrees. You flick through images just like you would a normal book, only with the action completely surrounding you just like it would in a 360° movie or image. Watch the trailer here under.