Cutting-edge news technologists from The Weather Channel, CNN, Brainstorm and Planar are leading a vanguard of broadcasters into including augmented and virtual reality in their presentations. They told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that advances in video game technology are making that possible.
Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio solutions, has completed the TelePorter project, funded by the Google Digital News Initiative. Thanks to Brainstorm’s augmented reality technology, TelePorter allows reporters to be ‘teleported’ to the TV set from whatever location they are reporting from. The TelePorter application is installed on the mobile phone […]