Science fiction writer and Virtual Reality (VR) developer Clyde DeSouza has produced a short VR Graphic Novel, Dirrogate, based on his near-future science fiction novel, Memories with Maya. Dirrogate is an early example of VR Cinema intended for VR headsets like Oculus Rift or Gear VR, but for those who don’t have yet a VR headset DeSouza has posted a spherical video version to Vrideo and YouTube.
Nokia announced OZO, a Virtual Reality (VR) camera designed and built for professional content creators. OZO was unveiled at an entertainment industry event in Los Angeles attended by representatives from major studios, production houses and media and technology companies.
Steven Spielberg has joined Virtual Reality (VR) startup The Virtual Reality Company (VRC) as an adviser, UploadVR reports. The Los Angeles based startup, with a super team of Hollywood talent, is in the process of raising about $23 million to leverage the many VR headsets that will begin to appear in early 2016, and bring VR cinema to consumers.