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Roland Emmerich Launched Social VR Company

Independence Day filmmaker Roland Emmerich and entrepreneur and producer Marco Weber are diving deep into virtual reality by launching the virtual reality company VRenetic, which will specialize in “accessible, social-media enabled 360-degree streaming.” The company is privately held and headquartered in West Hollywood and Emmerich is its chairman and co-founder. On Tuesday, the duo came out of stealth with VRenetic, a new VR startup that aims to launch a social VR live streaming app dubbed VResh later this fall. “The focus is on accessibility, on social media,” Weber, who serves as the company’s CEO, said in an interview with Variety this week. Many in Hollywood have embraced VR to make cinematic entertainment with an immersive twist. “We

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