Ryan Hemsworth feat. Kotomi: Surrounded

In the music video for electronic dance track “Surrounded,” Ryan Hemsworth dons a spandex motion-capture suit, an Oculus Rift Gear VR and performs in an imagined world. Though he’s jamming out alone in “real life,” vocalist Kotomi and a bandmate support him on the virtual stage (set inside a cathedral that might be familiar for Assassin’s Creed players) and they’re joined by dancing fans from …

Sundance 2015: New Frontier’s Virtual Reality

Filmic experience "Perspective; Chapter 1: The Party" couples innovative technology with emotional gravity

Virtual Reality (VR) experiences were highly sought after at this year’s Sundance—with New Frontier Exhibitions, the cutting-edge art and storytelling division of the festival, offering an array of otherworldly experiences. There, attendees could fly like never before on a custom simulator or stand in a field of roaming buffalo, with almost no limitations to the visual depths and dimensions. And the technology for each installation …