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USC fellow merges journalism with virtual reality


Nonny de la Peña, an Annenberg fellow at the School of Cinematic Arts, is working with game designers to bring journalism into virtual reality — a new field called “Immersive Journalism.” Watch to see how viewers experience an unfolding news event in first person.  

Facebook invests in virtual reality with Oculus Rift


Is virtual reality the next arms race in entertainment technology? Facebook certainly seems to think so. Shortly after Oculus VR opened up pre-orders for the Rift Development Kit 2 and Sony’s revelation of Project Morpheus, a virtual reality headset that would sync with Playstation 4, the social media conglomerate bought the tech upstart for $2 […]