Location-based Entertainment (LBE)


Location-based VR lives on: What’s next for Dreamscape

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Protocol’s Next Up letter gave an update on Dreamscape that is a player in the location-based VR industry which has been hit hard by the pandemic and the blog said that …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| USA

Optoma Interviews Moment Factory

by Bob Raikes

What They Say As part of an AV series, Optoma published a 30 minute video interview with David D’anjou of Moment Factory, based in Montreal, and for a number of years with Cirque de …

Tags:Canada| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Optoma| Pro AV

Consumers Open to VR Restaurants

by Bob Raikes

What They Say ePos Hybrid reported research in the UK that suggests that consumers are open to visiting bars and restaurants that have VR and multi-sensory experiences with headsets. 44% of consumers would likely …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)

The technology behind Atlanta’s Illuminarium

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We’ve reported a couple of times on the Illuminarium and its partnership with Panasonic. The venue uses around 50 Panasonic projectors for ‘a combined projection of more than 3 billion pixels’. …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Panasonic

Immersion Delivers a Needed Break from Reality

by Andy Marken

For a number of years during college we shared a house with foreign physics and chemistry grad students. To avoid studying, we’d get in these deep philosophical discussions on what reality and being really …

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

Hologate Sees Return of LBE Visitors

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Hologate VR, based in Germany and a developer of LBE VR, said that its number of users has now got back to 90K per week, which is the level of early …

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

Immersive Images Using LEDs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A hat-tip to my good friend Alfred Poor for the heads-up on a new LED display, described as ‘holographic’, but of course, it’s not. The Dragon O display uses a kind …

Tags:LED| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Museums & Exhibitions| Theme Parks and Amusements

Panasonic Accelerates Tracking and Projection Mapping

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Panasonic put out a release that said that it has further developed its live motion ‘Real-Time Tracking Projection Mapping’. The company claims that with its latest kit and the Panasonic PT-RQ35K …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Panasonic| Projection Mapping

Sandbox VR to Re-open in Las Vegas

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Sandbox VR, the location-based VR company has now emerged from Chapter 11 (What Bob Saw on the Net 17 08 2020). The firm is confident that as the US returns to …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Reorganisation & Restructuring| USA| Virtual Reality

Defining Times for Immersive Destinations

by Kevin Williams

A lot has been made of the new “Immersive Venues” that are being developed and The Stinger Report covered a number of these plans in our end of 2020 coverage. One of those sites …

Tags:Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Projection Mapping| USA

Scanning the Horizon at SXSW Online

by Len Scrogan

One of the most predictive technology conferences today is the world-renown SXSW conference. On three occasions, I have been chosen by crowdsourced voting to be a speaker. This year, due to the Rona, the …

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