Innovation Lab: The Biggest Ideas in Tech This Week

By Tim Maytom


If you’ve been to one of Dot Media’s events, you’ll know that our Innovation Lab hosts companies presenting cutting-edge technology that’s poised to transform the market with groundbreaking ideas and solutions.

In that spirit, we’ve taken a step beyond the world of apps, ads and handsets with slightly bigger screens, in order to share some of the tech world’s most innovative ideas. They might be interesting, disruptive or just outright strange, but these are the stories that have caught our eye over the past week.

First Feature-length Oculus Rift Film is a Hallowe’en Horror

The first ever feature-length film for Oculus Rift has been released, just in time for a terrifying Hallowe’en. The film, a horror movie called The Banshee Chapter, was originally released through video-on-demand in 2013, but has been given a virtual reality overhaul by VR company Jamwix.

While the film doesn’t take advantage of any of the Rift’s interactive features and, more importantly, doesn’t offer a 360 degree experience, instead delivering a 120 degree field of view that wraps around the viewer, it does support head tracking with 3D depth, which should serve to immerse viewers into the film …read more

Source:: Mobile App News