VR Gaming Tech May Help Hollywood Production Recover From COVID-19

Hollywood is turning to VR gaming technologies to help its film production efforts recover in the age of COVID-19. In fact, in some cases, it’s already begun. Disney’s recent releases of The Mandalorian and The Lion King utilized HTC Vive headsets and Epic’s Unreal Engine in order to create the immersive backgrounds seen onscreen. Instead of traveling to a barren desert as George Lucas might have decades ago, the newest Star Wars production took place on a soundstage with aspects of a real set placed against a light board projecting a virtual background. The end result…

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