Location-based Entertainment (LBE)


The “René” is a new AR device for Theatre-goers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A group from South Korean Hongik University have developed a concept based on opera glasses that are designed to provide magnification of what is on stage as well as information such …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)

New XR Experience in Canada “Uncontained” is Contained

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A firm called XR Immersive Tech Inc. has said that it will launch a new immersive XR experience in Canada at the Playland Amusement park in British Columbia and the PNE …

Tags:Canada| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Virtual Reality

EdgeVR has opened its first VR location

by Bob Raikes

What They Say EdgeVR in New York has opened a new location that uses ‘magnetic, full-body tracking technology’ to locate other players within virtual space. The operators said that the advantage of magnetic tracking …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Metasurfaces| Optics| USA| Virtual Reality

Links mid-Week Week Ending 3rd June 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the middle and end of this week. Samsung Display to fully exit from …

Tags:Apple| Asus| Desktop Monitors| HP Inc| LCD Fabs| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Microsoft| Netflix| Russia| Samsung| Samsung Display| Streaming Dongles| TVs (TV Sets)| Virtual Reality| Xiaomi

Panasonic Projects Immersive Worlds in Las Vegas

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We featured the Area15 entertainment location in Las Vegas (Defining Times for Immersive Destinations) last year. Invidis has now reported on a deal with the location for Panasonic to supply projectors …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Panasonic| USA

The Green Planet AR experience opening in London

by Bob Raikes

What They Say There is a new AR experience called ‘The Green Planet AR Experience’ that is due to open on February 11th in London. The event was reated by Factory 42 with BBC …

Tags:5G| Augmented Reality| BBC| Environment| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Samsung| Smartphones| UK (United Kingdom)

LG Made Some Wild Curved OLED Concepts for CES 2022

by Bob Raikes

What They Say LG Display will not be at CES next month (even if it goes ahead) but has shown some concepts for entertainment devices using curved OLEDs, one of which uses three 55″ …

Tags:Curved Displays| LG Displays (LGD)| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)

Location-based VR studios are growing in popularity.

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Forbes magazine spoke to the CEO of an LBE VR company, Spree Interactive at AWE in Santa Clara. The firm makes ‘free roam’ attractions and others such as VR Bumper Car …

Tags:Covid-19| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Virtual Reality