Over the past months, we have seen numerous examples of VR storytelling approaches – be it 360 video or in CGI (for updates, follow us on Twitter or check out our weeknotes – we try to keep you informed at all times). I am convinced that virtual reality can add value to news stories – or Read more about Adding Social Media into VR?[…]
Discussing the Crossmeditag in Leipzig, acceleration and our new workshop programme. Stephan, Linda and Marcus just spent two days in Leipzig to present Vragments and our project VRΩ to a mixed crowd of German journalists during the Crossmedia Days 2016. We got a lot of helpful feedback. It was great to see that German journalists are Read more about The Weekly Week #3 – VR in Journalism[…]
Discussing PsychicVR, Associated Press and the Hype Cycle. Hello world! As you may or may not have heard yet. We are one of the DNI funded projects. Yay. That gives us the opportunity to focus on the product development of Fader, our VR solution for journalists. Check out Lindas write-up about Fader and meeting Trey Read more about The Weekly Week #2 – Give me superpowers[…]
Over the last few days, we had the chance to sit down with Trey Bundy, a reporter from The Center for Investigative Reporting. Together, we are working on a story in VR and scripting is not an easy task. Our learnings.
Exciting news for us and our VR project Fader. Our application to the first round of the Digital News Initiative Fund has been selected! The Digital News Initiative (DNI) is a partnership between Google and news publishers in Europe to support high quality journalism through technology and innovation.
Discussing Meta, flying planes, a VR museum and ghosts with impact I wanna start from. Before the beginning. This week i read a short scientific article from long ago. You can find it here. It is just two pages. It throws you back into the year 1965. A 27 year old guy named Ivan is Read more about The Weekly Week #1 – The ultimate display[…]
Discussing nothing. It’s the foreword, stupid Hi, my name is Marcus. From now on i will report back on what we are doing and working on at Vragments, and what we are reading and checking out. I hope to provide stuff on a regular basis. The whole field of VR, AR and Mixed Reality is Read more about The Weekly Week #0 – Warm words[…]
As part of the #3DJam, organized by Leap Motion, we wanted to create something meaningful for the competition – an edutainment prototype in which we allow users to dive into a human body, save lives and learn something along the way. Users are virtually able to detect and fight lung cancer cells with Leap Motion. You Read more about Fighting lung cancer with Leap Motion[…]
Map data may come in handy for a wide range of VR stories and experiences. Not only can users get a perfect overview of where a story is happening – like looking at a model table, they might even be transferred to certain locations that resemble the ‘real world.’ Both, a bird’s eye view and Read more about Preparing Map data for VR[…]
Update: Public broadcaster rbb published the project, so you can have a look! Also, these are the different versions you can download, depending on the gear you have: WebGL Version (Browser version) Android-Version for Cardboard: Download the app here Android-Version for Samsung Gear VR: Download the app here Oculus version: Download the file here iOS: Download Read more about A100 VR[…]
Stephan and Linda have been involved in VR BER, a project initiated by Lorenz Matzat, the founder of the Berlin-based company Lokaler. The construction work around the Berlin airport BER has been in the news for years. The idea of this project was to allow users to walk through the airport in VR while learning more about Read more about VR BER[…]
As part of the #3DJam, organized by Leap Motion, we wanted to create something meaningful for the competition – an edutainment prototype with value. So, our idea is simple: we give users the opportunity to dive into a human body, save lives and learn something along the way. Users of our #3DJam prototype are virtually able Read more about Our entry to the #3DJAM – Fighting lung cancer with Leap Motion[…]