As South by Southwest starts ramping up to celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries, we wanted to highlight our partners who will be onsite with some awesome VR activations. If you’re heading to SXSW and looking to try out some great content on Vive, make sure to check out these three activations:
- Funny or Die and HBO® are giving South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals badge holders the chance to step into the world of Silicon Valley. Ball out in the Three Comma Club, take a meeting at Hooli, gram the Not Hot Dog room and preview a full-scale interactive virtual reality reproduction of Silicon Valley’s Hacker Hostel between March 9 (2pm-7pm) through March 10, 2018 (1pm-6pm) at 1102 East Cesar Chavez.
- In anticipation of the March 29 release of Steven Spielberg’s new action adventure, “Ready Player One,” attendees at this year’s South by Southwest®(SXSW®) Conference and Festivals can step into the immersive Ready Player One Experience with VIVE VR. A two-story, city block takeover of Brazos Hall, the event runs from Friday, March 9, to Sunday, March 11, and will showcase the sights, sounds and atmosphere of the film, including exciting virtual reality (VR) content from HTC VIVE.
- Step inside Harry’s lucid dream with AWAKE; the most comprehensive and visually impressive narrative VR experience to premiere at SXSW. Captured using the latest holographic performance capture, this visceral virtual experience will leave you questioning your perceptions of reality. AWAKE is coming to the new Vive Pro at the SXSW Virtual Cinema, March 13-15, Salon 5-6, JW Marriott,110 E 2nd St.