This Week's Best Of VR/AR Projects

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This Week's Best Of VR/AR Projects
April 18, 2017

Finnair A350 VR

Finnair A350 VR’ is a room scale VR marketing project for the new A350 fleet of Finnair, one of the largest airline companies operating in Europe and Asia. In this experience, viewers can try different scenarios inside an A350 plane.

 

Rainbow Crow

Rainbow Crow is an episodic virtual reality series produced by Baobab Studios. The series will be premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

 

UTURN VR

UTURN VR is an immersive live action 360-degree comedy series, where viewers get to experience both sides of the gender divide. The 360 space is split between a female coder’s POV and her male boss’ POV. At any time during the story the viewer can choose which POV to follow by physically turning her/his body around 180 degrees. Both sides keep playing concurrently. You can watch the trailer here.

 

EXCHIMP

EXCHIMP is an All-In-One VR headset from Austria. It offers 2560 x 1440 resolution, up to 7 hours of battery life and weighs less than 400 grams. The headset will be launched on a Kickstarter campaign from April 28 to May 7. The prices start from €199 and goes up to €399.

 

Broadcast Quality 6K VR Drone

‘Flying EYE’ is a drone that can shoot and automatically stitch 360-degree videos in 6K resolution with Blackmagic cameras. It also comes with the option to livestream to YouTube, Facebook or a custom app at a range of 5 miles. The drone will be debuted at the NAB 2017 show. Retail price is $75,000 USD.

 

VR Surgical Anatomy Module

VR Surgical Anatomy Module allows raw medical imaging data (e.g. CT/MRI scans) to be imported directly into Virtual Reality. Users can move, rotate the anatomy depicted, and also transverse or slice through the data to reveal internal structures such as vessels and ducts. If you are interested to try it yourself, you can download the module here.

 

EXA: The Infinite Instrument

EXA is a musical VR app to rapidly draw and customize new instruments, then using them to perform, loop, and create music in real-time. The designer of the app Zach Kinstner says, “My goal is to bring the experience/feel of playing a real-world instrument into a virtual space, with all its endless possibilities, and to encourage the creative “superpowers” that people gain in VR”. You can check EXA on Steam.

 

Panda Playtime

Panda Playtime is a cute 360-degree video documentary bringing a panda recess at the Wolong National Nature Reserve in China. This short documentary is shot on a Nokia OZO, by Discovery Go.

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