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Warner Bros will let you check out the Batcave through the Oculus Rift

OTOY will be working with Bruce Timm to make the Batcave VR sim based on the classic cartoon series
By: Roshan Ashraf Shaikh | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: Oct 9, 2014 2:04 am

Warner Bros and DC Entertainment are making the virtual reality version of the Batcave so that you can check out Batman's underground crib in VR, with the help of the Oculus Rift.




The Dark Knight's VR Batcave is based on classic '90s cartoon series called 'Batman: the Animated Series'. The VR interaction will also be made compatible with other VR devices along with Oculus Rift. The company that will be responsible for this project is Otoy, but the series' original producer Bruce Timm is also involved in the project.


Warner Bros' Sam Register said "We are continuously exploring new and exciting ways to tell stories and share experiences with audiences around the globe, and we're excited to be working with Otoy on this cutting-edge adaptation from Batman: The Animated Series". He continued, "More to the point: It's super-cool, eye-popping stuff, and fans are going to love it. We can't wait for them to have the chance to see the Batcave from the show again - for the very first time."


Unlike the VR demos, this will be truly using OTOY's holographic technology to its full potential. OTOY's solution enables to render the visuals with dynamic lighting with real-time streaming via the internet. The VR simulation will not be able be made for HTML 5, but also as offline interaction. It is expected that the company should get it ready by 2015, which would give a good time for many other VR headsets to be released for the consumers.


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