Fox is bringing greater than one hundred films to the Oculus VR Cinema
Whereas gaming and different absolutely immersive experiences have already flourished on VR, a minimum of one studios is leaping in with a approach to watch films on the large (small) display. Fox confirmed at the moment on the Oculus Join 2 occasion that the corporate is bringing greater than one hundred of its films to the Oculus Retailer at launch. You will watch the films within the Oculus VR Cinema app, the place you possibly can watch films in 2D or 3D on an enormous digital display ( you possibly can see what it seems to be like after the break). Films which might be coming embrace Alien, Birdman, Taken, Die Onerous, Workplace Area and extra.
These are usually not full VR experiences (though Fox’s Innovation Lab is at work on a The Martian VR Expertise), however can convey one thing like a movie show to wherever you’re, and even let buddies watch collectively from anyplace. We’re not able to commerce in our massive-display HDTVs (but), however particularly on a aircraft or in a lodge room, we might see utilizing this to get away with out going anyplace — and an Oculus headset or Gear VR packs right into a bag a lot better than our TVs do.
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