Januaries in Berlin are predictably cold and grey, but since 1926 there has been one week at least that shines gloriously green. International Green Week (IGW) has been a gathering of international food ministries and producers for 96 years, showcasing the traditional food and drinks of their nations, trading products, and sharing innovative ideas and techniques in farming, brewing, and horticulture.
When you’re looking to create a Virtual Reality experience from digital footage, it is mission critical that you capture the right kind of video footage to generate a VR project that looks and feels like the “real deal”.
Virtual Reality (VR) technology has grown by leaps and bounds in just the last decade.
Experiencing VR used to only be possible with high-end computers and oversized (as well as expensive and overcomplicated) pieces of VR interfacing technology, and today it’s possible to step into an even more detailed and hyperrealistic VR world with nothing more than your smartphone and a Bluetooth enabled headset. Also, with Oculus Go there now is an all-in-one virtual reality headset that allows you to dive into the VR world everywhere with no phone to drop in or PC to connect to.
Even though headsets like the Oculus Go get a lot of attention when it comes to VR utilization these days but, Web VR also is a great way to distribute Virtual Reality experiences.
The many Christmas markets held around Germany in the weeks of Advent bring people out and together on cold winter days, communally sharing the Yuletide spirit.
The ARENA SUMMIT took place on 20th & 21st November at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt am Main. It was the first time that this event brought together people from all over the world to talk about current trends in stadiums, multifunctional arenas, the sports business and the entertainment industry.
Let us quickly talk about employee training in general. If we're honest, I guess everyone can think of a boring training class with a Powerpoint that doesn't want to end. To be forced to take part in a training, regardless of the current workflow, can be frustrating. If the instructor doesn't relate to the participants' needs and can't change the behaviour at the end, the whole effort was pointless and cost intensive.
Today: Hekatron Brandschutz – Virtual tour through a fire prevention lab
We would like to share a remarkable VR-Sales case, initiated by Hekatron Brandschutz, one of the market leaders when it comes to fire and security products. Hekatron Brandschutz is the perfect example on how consistency and innovation can go hand in hand. In 1963 the company designed and manufactured Europe’s first scattered light optical Smoke Detector.
As VR content makes its way into more and more applications, users cannot be impressed that easily anymore. When users enter the VR world, naturally the explorer sense awakes. Since it feels like being transported to an actual place, it feels strange not to be able to interact with the new environment.
The second VRdirect TechCrunch Hackathon of 2018 took place prior to TC Disrupt Berlin on the 29th November. Sponsored by KPMG, one of the leading auditing and advisory firms in Germany as well as globally, the Hackathon had the theme ' Never been there, never done that '.