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CES 2017: Cirque du Soleil Gets VR Treatment

Fri Jan 06 13:06:39 EST 2017 | NewBay Media
Las Vegas—Entertainment troupe Cirque du Soleil is getting its own virtual reality experience, with cinematic VR company Felix & Paul Studios producing a 12-minute video for the long-running aquatic show “O”. Shown at CES, Dreams of O combines both slow-motion and underwater visuals, using the studio’s proprietary camera technology. The video can be found via the Oculus Store and works with the Samsung Gear VR headset. “Cirque du Soleil’s ‘O’ is one of the world’s most innovative theatrical ..

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