IKINEMA And Globo Collaborate For AR World Cup Heroes
It’s not a secret that Brazil is a bit wild about Football. With most of the world joining in the celebration of the Beautiful Game that is the FIFA World Cup, Brazil’s largest media group, Globo have teamed up with IKINEMA to create an augmented reality (AR) tribute to the 2018 World Cup.
If you haven’t heard of “virtual YouTubers” or VTubers, you’re not alone: the recent Japanese trend turns human actors into cartoony virtual characters for YouTube videos. Now Japanese gaming and media company Gree is leveraging VR hardware and IKinema software to recruit people who might become YouTube’s next big personalities.
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Earlier this year real-time animation specialist IKinema announced the launch of its new motion capture solution Orion. Today, Japanese media broadcaster and games publisher Gree Inc. and its subsidiary Gree VR Studio have announced the implementation of Orion to launch a new virtual YouTube hosting channel.
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GREE powers their flagship virtual YouTube channel with IKinema’s quality live animation technology
Today visuals are evolving. The mise en scene in the video is getting beautiful every day, and the graphics of the game are reminiscent of reality. Virtual reality and augmented reality came into being because of human desire. It has fused and blended the boundaries of reality and virtuality and has shown new possibilities in various fields.
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Bullet hell comes to the PSVR as well as PC later this year. Watch the new trailer here.
When Archiact announced their next virtual reality (VR) project back in October 2017 you would have been forgiven for responding with a knowing nod and a slight roll of the eyes. “With Evasion, the team is using everything we’ve learned and weaving our experience into a truly genre-defining AAA title.” Said the press release at the time. “With innovative locomotive movement and intense bullet hell gameplay, we’re convinced Evasion will prove a standout VR experience and we can’t wait gamers to play for themselves.”
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