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Is Virtual Reality Heading to Its Next Great Leap Forward?
From Virtual Boy to Oculus Rift, VR tech is always improving
"...Virtual reality's ride to ubiquity has been rough. A stint as..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Tucker Whatley

SXSW: Virtual Reality Porn
Needless to say, there was a line to try it out
"...changed. Down the road, she hopes to work in augmented reality (AR) so it seems like she or other..."

March 19, 2016 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

VR/AR @ SXSW
What you see (and immersively interact with) is what you get
"...Virtual reality is almost ready for you now, citizen; thanks for..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Jesus' Son
"...is director Maclean. Her images are so grounded in reality that there's a genuine authenticity to this New Zealander's..."

July 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ghost in the Shell
Scar Jo as cybernetic warrior
"...of the Wachowskis’ and other filmmaker’s visions of tomorrow. Augmented reality is on display everywhere, making your Pokémon Go..."

April 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Protos Place
AMODA's first fest marks a new start
"...experience,” Joao said. “I particularly like the idea of augmented and mixed reality, taking it from the physical world,..."

May 29, 2013 Screens Post by Nate Jackson

SXSW Film Releases First Wave of Panels
The Mr. Robot crew are back
"...Making Reality Shows for the Web (That Don't Suck) (Organized by:..."

Oct. 20, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

SXSW Announces Closing Night Film and More
Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal fight for their Life
"...A couple of new virtual reality projects have also been announced, with the nascent and..."

Feb. 22, 2017 Screens Post by Dougie Gerrard

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...near future Brooklyn, an ad executive uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Tracking the Next Big Things at SXSW Gaming
Beyond playtime: where the developers and designers will be at SXSW
"...of game streaming, video streaming, indie development, e-sports, virtual reality, augmented reality, and the looming presences of Google and..."

March 15, 2019 Screens Feature by Tucker Whatley

Austin Animation Studio Releases Interactive Storybook
Mighty Coconut unveils augmented reality app 57° North
"...Just as it became clear that virtual reality wasn't going to blow up as quickly as predicted,..."

Feb. 5, 2018 Screens Post by James Renovitch

A Deep Dive Into Play
Austin is about to become an R&D lab for interactive stories
"...intelligence and new tech, and applying interactive in virtual reality and augmented reality systems. In addition, the artist/researchers will..."

Oct. 5, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Hill Country Film Festival Looks Forward With Old Friends
From Fredericksburg to the future
"...actresses, directors, and technology professionals (specifically, how virtual and augmented reality are affecting the industry). "We're looking for a..."

April 26, 2019 Screens Feature by Shalavé Cawley

Austin Startup Home Run Dugout Steps Up to the Plate
Pre-booking is open for the Dell Diamond facility in advance of baseball’s opening day
"...After physically hitting the ball, there's also a built-in augmented reality experience that allows users to gamify the batting..."

March 1, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Y2K Welcomes You to cyb3rqu33n
The future is femmebot at local queer, DIY showcase
"...self-relaxation, self-actualization, “hi-impact video installations,” cyberdolls, and a “built-in augmented reality refreshment bar.”..."

Nov. 27, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Local Artist Thomas Hooper Tattoos Bulleit Bourbon
Austin is one of four cities tasked with creating a limited collection
"...scannable QR code, enabling drinkers to access an interactive augmented reality experience which promises to bring Hooper’s design to..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Skam Austin Makes Our Social Media Part of the Story
Facebook Watch show follows teens, onscreen and IRL

July 27, 2018 Screens Feature by Mae Hamilton

ATX Film News
Austinites on HBO and Netflix, plus big casting news
"...animation studios, Mighty Coconut has just released its new augmented reality game for Apple iOS devices, Laser Mazer. The..."

May 25, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Panel Recap: Immerse Yourself: AR & VR in Museums and the Arts
An odd juxtaposition of VR experience and expert panel
"...contentions that obtain in the realms of virtual and augmented reality. Can anyone freely add virtual objects to a..."

March 16, 2018 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Police Warn Citizenry About Dangers of Pokémon Go
“Don’t run into trees.”
"...find elusive Pokémon to add to their Pokédex. The augmented reality game looks a bit surreal to the uninitiated,..."

July 13, 2016 Screens Post by James Renovitch

SXSW Gaming Changes Dates and Location
The Expo moves back to the Convention Center
"...programming for the rapidly expanding fields of virtual and augmented reality. These are open to anyone with a Film,..."

July 14, 2015 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Hulk Will Smash at Wizard World
Marvel to premiere "Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United" in Austin
"...announcements. Back in 2012, the comic company launched its augmented reality partnership Aurasma here, before returning in 2013 to..."

Nov. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Marvel of Aurasma
Remember our animated SXSW covers? Now with more heroes.
"...Marvel Comics follows: At least when it comes to augmented reality publishing and the Aurasma app...."

April 7, 2012 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Electric Sheep Co. of 'Second Life'
Herding pixels for fun and profit
"...draw as being video games, virtual worlds, mirror worlds, augmented reality, and this idea of lifelogging or recording and..."

March 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Memory Harker

Notes on Mad Dogs
If you were young, talented, and a little crazy in the old Austin, you may have answered to the bizarre title of "Mad Dog."
"...include the Mad Doggeral Vanity Press, the Institute for Augmented Reality, the All-Night General Store, the Mad Dog Foundation..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

The Country Bears
"...Zoloft bender at Dollywood. The film's happier-than-thou tone is augmented by the fact that -- in the inexplicable logic..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...for immersive storytelling. That roster includes the first-ever mixed reality environment by art collective Meow Wolf, who are looking..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Smarty Pants
What's next in tech-enhanced fashion
"...12 and designed her first wearable tech, a virtual reality helmet, in 1996. Now she is working on fabrics..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

Sxsw
"...from the Sun, it's clear that Waronker's grounded in reality -- as well as in pure pop. Thank goodness..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

TV Eye
Looking for love in all the wrong places: namely, on television.
"...it, she's due for an appearance on some low-rent reality special, isn't she?..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

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