Samsung to Relase Episodic VR Mystery

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Weeks after releasing the Gear VR headset, Samsung has announced bold new content for the platform. Gone will be an episodic thriller/mystery centering around the kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl. Users will be invited to investigate the scenes of each episode to try and put together the clues to solve the mystery.

"We wanted [you] to participate, and to build suspense, which comes from your own investigation," says Rachel Skidmore of production company Skybound Entertainment to Fast Company.

Gone will be available for free via the Milk VR channel.

Watch the trailer below.



SMPTE Australia Section Issues Call for Papers for METexpo Conference

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has issued a call for papers for its forthcoming Media + Entertainment Tech Expo (METexpo) Conference, which will be held between 18-20 July 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia.