Samsung is opening a VR studio in New York Metropolis
The library of issues you possibly can play and watch on a Gear VR headset is rising, however Samsung does not assume it is rising shortly sufficient — it needs to assist make a few of that content material, too. The corporate has revealed to Sundance Movie Pageant friends that it is opening a New York Metropolis studio that may create digital actuality experiences. Samsung is not saying a lot concerning the content material in query, however the studio can be situated inside an present Samsung workplace quite than an entirely separate area. Do not anticipate a sprawling film set, then.
The tech big additionally did extra at Sundance than showcase VR materials. It struck up a one-yr partnership with the Sundance Institute to foster film makers and different creatives. Ideally, VR will play a good greater position on the 2017 pageant — it’s going to be extra of a central attraction and fewer of a sideshow to standard films.