Future of Storytelling | Google Expeditions

Google Expeditions By Weronika Jurkiewicz on January 29, 2016 History class: For most of us, it conjures images of heavy textbooks with never-ending columns of text, dry, monotonous lectures, and uninspiring maps and diagrams. Classes like these may soon become a thing of the past, though, with the introduction of Google Expeditions. Using the Google Expeditions app and a simple Google Cardboard viewer, teachers and students can take virtual trips to more than one hundred places, including landmarks like Chichen Itza, the Great Wall of China, […]

HoloLens comes to NYC

By Saif Tase Recently, I had the opportunity to try out HoloLens, Microsoft’s mixed-reality eyewear now in development, which promises to change the way we work and play. My experience began at the Microsoft Store on Fifth Avenue, where the distance between my pupils was measured* and I learned the different gestures I could use to interact with the device. The HoloLens was surprisingly comfortable. While it could stand to shed some weight (a common problem among […]

Eve Myles to join Jenna Coleman in ITV regal epic Victoria – WalesOnline | Europe2Day.EU

Torchwood ‘s Gwen Cooper and Clara Oswald will be meeting on screen sooner than you’d think – but, sadly, not in the Doctor Who universe. Broadchurch star Eve Myles has joined the line-up of ITV’s brand new regal drama Victoria, which sees Jenna Coleman in the titular role. The Ystradgynlais actress will star as Mrs Jenkins, the Queen’s senior dresser, in the ambitious eight-part drama follows the early life of Queen Victoria (Coleman), from her accession to […]

Facebook launches live video streaming » Digital TV Europe

Facebook has started to test live video streaming in the US, allowing users to broadcast from their phone in real-time. Facebook said it had rolled out the new feature to a “small percentage” of iPhone users based in the US, having first tested the feature with a handful of celebrities in the summer. To share a live video, users can tap on their Update Status and then select a new Live Video icon. They will be able […]

How Video Games Have Become The Perfect Storytelling Medium

By Robin Burks, Tech Times Throughout the history of video games, some developers have used games as a way to tell a story. Now even AAA titles, such as ‘Until Dawn,’ embrace games as storytelling devices. (Photo : Supermassive Games) If you grabbed a copy of Until Dawn for your PlayStation 4 last week, you’ve already delved into the game, as well as the game’s involved story. Although other games have embraced video games as storytelling devices, […]