A new Star Wars Virtual Reality experience is heading to London’s Westfield shopping centre next month, allowing fans of the sci-fi franchise to experience a mix of interactive sets and real-time effects. Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is an experience that is also opening to the public next month at Disney resort location in Florida and California. It brings virtual reality technologies courtesy of VR startup The Void to the storytelling wits of Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB to the dazzling theme parks know-how of Disney. What results is a walk-around VR experience that will drop plenty of jaws and open up quite a few people to the state of
Virtual Reality. Reality, immersion, virtual space in which you can walk around. On the level of awareness, what does it means to look real? VR is hope of more intense experience. The ‘wow’ sense of presence. The question really is… is VR finally ready to make a big impact on the world? Resolution and data bandwidth requirements represent one of key obstacles that break the illusion of immersion in VR content. With the new generation of immersive content, the industry needs to solve this new and harder engineering challenges. Pixvana is startup company focused on developing a cloud-based video-processing at the speed of delivery over
We received an interesting 34 second video clip from Lucasfilm, Ltd. – showing the first few seconds of Episode VIII. You’ve guessed it right, it’s a continuation of last seconds of Episode VII: The Force Awakens, which crushed numerous box office records, including best opening weekend, best overall box office in the U.S., and third overall on global all-time list with $2.03 billion (Avatar is still unbeatable #1 with $2.79 billion). The movie started filming today in Pinewood Studios in London, UK, set to continue in March in Dubrovnik, Croatia and then follow the trail set by Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Naturally, there are many
Today we pay tribute to Ralph Mc Quarrie, the man whose incredible artistic vision defined Star Wars as we know it.
The creator of the Star Wars universe has no intention on watching the trailer for the new movie. He intends to watch it fully when it comes out in theaters
A long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…