Jaunt to Remake ‘Lawnmower Man’ as Virtual Reality Series

Jaunt to Remake ‘Lawnmower Man’ as Virtual Reality Series

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Jaunt is reviving virtual reality (VR) classic “Lawnmower Man” — only this time, you’ll have to put on a VR headset to watch it: Jaunt announced Thursday at Sundance that it is working with original rights holders top turn the movie into a VR series. “The original movie was a film of unsurpassed imagination and creativity with its ground-breaking use of VR back in 1992,” said Jim Howell. “Together with Jaunt we look forward to a contemporary team bringing to life a whole new world of VR; a world of immersive entertainment and communication. We are […]

Now You Can Actually SMELL Porn With This Virtual Reality ‘OhRoma’ Gas Mask

Now You Can Actually SMELL Porn With This Virtual Reality ‘OhRoma’ Gas Mask

Virtual reality porn is advancing fast and there’s basically no way of stopping it, thanks to kinky people who love watching porn and pretending it’s real. And with people becoming kinkier and kinkier and needing even more realistic porn in order to get off, what else would we expect? To accommodate porn fans’ increasing demand for ever more realistic self-immersion, VR engineers have been coming up with some truly ingenious inventions. For example, the VR sex suit . Just look at it! It’s a guy in a morphsuit getting off to hentai. It makes me so uncomfortable, yet I […]

‘The Lawnmower Man’ is Getting a Virtual Reality Series Based on the Film

‘The Lawnmower Man’ is Getting a Virtual Reality Series Based on the Film

Well this makes total sense. Virtual reality technology is becoming such a big thing in our current society that it’s only a matter of time before headsets start popping up in theaters and taking big Hollywood movies to the next level. In fact, it has already begun. But way back in 1992, director Brett Leonard’s The Lawnmower Man , very loosely based on Stephen King’s story, introduced audiences to VR. As reported by The Verge out of the Sundance Film Festival, the science fiction film is now being turned into a virtual reality series by Jaunt. The company’s press […]

Google’s virtual reality ambitions appear to be off to a slow start

Google’s virtual reality ambitions appear to be off to a slow start

The Daydream View VR headset. Darren Weaver Google’s first major virtual reality effort is off to a slow start. This week, the company slashed the price of its Daydream View VR headset by $30, from $79 to $49, just two months after it first went on sale, a sign that interest in the device is low relative to the excellent new Pixel phone from Google. On top of that, it sounds like Google isn’t pleased with the reception to Daydream. According to Amir Efrati of The Information , Google is "disappointed" with the initial usage numbers for Daydream and […]

Under the Bridge: A virtual reality visit with homeless in Seattle

Under the Bridge: A virtual reality visit with homeless in Seattle

Underneath the East Duwamish Greenbelt along Interstate 5 lies an unsanctioned Seattle homeless encampment known as The Jungle. This is a place most any Seattleite would never visit and place you certainly don’t want to end up. It is dangerous, littered with used syringes, and reeks of dust and trash. But under that bridge are dozens and dozens of homes, people, and a community. Photographer Tim Durkan is an activist who is using his camera to tell extremely raw stories about Seattle’s homeless. Tim has lived out much of his life in a Capitol Hill apartment. You can find […]

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