On the 12th of July, 2016, we held our first VR Showcase in Lagos. Over 50 of the curious came to find out what all the VR fuss was about. They were inventors, entrepreneurs, tech professionals, dreamers and much more. One of them was Osarumen Osamuyi, the Head of Production at Big Cabal Media. He wrote about his experience for Tech Cabal a few days later and we think you should read it.
Thank you to everyone who came to our first #VirtualReality Showcase @Cc_HUB 🙂 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA
360 Photo from the VR Showcase (best viewed on Google Chrome)
“Quick one, before I go to bed — it’s 4am, and I’m tired as fuck. I want to thank the relevant gods that I was able to keep my mouth closed when Mohini took this shot. Yes, it’s an actual thing. Doesn’t it bother you that photos of people using Virtual Reality headsets (almost) always feature them with their mouths wide open? Okay, seriously. I had my first (quasi-) VR experience this week. It was a showcase organised by a nascent VR creation lab/community over here in Lagos called Imisi3D. The experience reminded me of something I read that rings truer now, than ever before…” Read the rest of the article here.