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Recreating the Christchurch Cathedral: Realityvirtual is calling all videographers and photographers to help bring the landmark back in VR

  • Media
  • July 19, 2018
  • Elly Strang
Recreating the Christchurch Cathedral: Realityvirtual is calling all videographers and photographers to help bring the landmark back in VR

Realityvirtual’s Simon Che de Boer recently had a hand in documenting one of the world’s most ancient civilisations in VR. And now, he’s keen to get to work on his passion project: local cultural preservation work of the Christchurch Cathedral. He wants to resurrect the old Cathedral in VR using publicly sourced photography, so is putting out a call to the public to submit any photos or videos they have of the building pre-earthquake, and using deep learning, a company can fill in the missing data and build a VR experience around this.

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Preserving Egypt's heritage: how a New Zealander is using VR to take people on a tour through the tombs

  • Advertising
  • July 16, 2018
  • StopPress Team
Preserving Egypt's heritage: how a New Zealander is using VR to take people on a tour through the tombs

The man behind what’s been dubbed ‘the world’s most realistic VR’ is earning worldwide acclaim for his hyper-realistic VR cinematography. Now, Simon Che de Boer’s latest release, Nefertari: Journey to Eternity, takes viewers up close-and-personal in VR to an ancient civilisation that’s not experienced in many people’s lifetimes: Nefertari’s tomb in Egypt. This plays right into the passion driving Che de Boer’s work – to document heritage sites so they’re preserved digitally for years to come.

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Kiwi Property immerses customers in a non-stop fashion show

  • Advertising
  • November 28, 2017
  • StopPress Team
Kiwi Property immerses customers in a non-stop fashion show

Kiwi Property and 99 teamed up to deliver shoppers some fashion inspiration in the form of a 360-degree virtual reality runway show at shopping centres across the country.

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Escape your budget reality

  • PopPress
  • October 10, 2017
Escape your budget reality

KLM has taken aim at the tendency of budget airlines to charge for extras by offering travellers a virtual reality experience that allows them to see what it's like flying with an airline that includes everything in the cost of the ticket.

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Wrestler shows fans the full force of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

  • Media
  • July 20, 2017
  • StopPress Team
Wrestler shows fans the full force of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) is allowing its fans to join them on stage to experience the excitement and energy through a 360-degree VR video by Wrestler.

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OOH meets VR to showcase QMS offering

  • Advertising
  • May 8, 2017
  • StopPress Team
OOH meets VR to showcase QMS offering

Earlier this year, QMS switched on ‘The Commuter Network’ at Auckland’s major commuter hubs. But not wanting to take clients out of their offices to show them, it's created a virtual reality tour.

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A virtual car yard: Land Rover creates immersive SUV experience

  • Advertising
  • May 1, 2017
  • StopPress Team
A virtual car yard: Land Rover creates immersive SUV experience

Virtual reality technology has recently emerged as the shiny new tool for marketers and Land Rover has jumped on the trend to sell its SUVs before they’ve even arrived in the country.

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NZME Vision and Radius Care create an emotional reunion

  • Media
  • March 30, 2017
  • StopPress Team
NZME Vision and Radius Care create an emotional reunion

NZME Vision and Radius Care have partnered up to create a heartwarming video depicting a family reunion both virtually and in real life.

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Stuck on ideas? Enter the 360 virtual reality shower

  • PopPress
  • December 15, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Stuck on ideas? Enter the 360 virtual reality shower

The One Show bring you brainstorming—without the bath.

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Idealog launches New Zealand's first VR cover

  • Tech
  • July 20, 2016
  • Idealog
Idealog launches New Zealand's first VR cover

Our sister publication Idealog has brought to life a mesmerising VR cover for its Technology Issue with the help of digital agency Resn, Bend and Spark. Here's a look at how it was done.

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Can you handle solitary confinement?

  • PopPress
  • April 28, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Can you handle solitary confinement?

Ever wondered what it’s like for prisoners in solitary confinement? The Guardian is letting its audience step inside a cell, via virtual reality, and experience solitary confinement in disturbing detail.

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Contagion @ SXSW: three key trends this year

  • SXSW
  • March 21, 2016
  • Tom Bates
Contagion @ SXSW: three key trends this year
Source: 8i.com

Contagion's Tom Bates shares key trends coming out of SXSW including social messaging as the new brand frontier, the search for uniqueness and realness in an age of mass content production and of course, virtual reality.

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Haka all around: AIG's VR app lets fans get all up in the All Blacks' faces—UPDATED

  • Marketing
  • September 17, 2015
  • Ben Fahy
Haka all around: AIG's VR app lets fans get all up in the All Blacks' faces—UPDATED

There's been plenty of talk about the haka in recent days, as there always is when the All Blacks head to Europe. And there's been plenty of brand activity involving virtual reality recently too, with everyone from Kellogg's to Contiki getting in on the action. Now AIG, the major jersey-hogging sponsors of the All Blacks, have combined both of those things for the Haka 360˚ Experience.

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The need for speed

  • PopPress
  • May 1, 2014
  • StopPress Team
The need for speed

The spinning wheel of death, the buffering bar, 'waiting for' [insert website name here], that sickening modem dial-up sound. Humans really don't like waiting these days. And Swedish broadband provider Ume.net has showed just annoying delays are in the real world with an entertaining experiment called 'Living with lag'.

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