Home Theater

We tried IMAX VR, and it left us excited as hell (and weak in the knees)

This week, IMAX unveiled its new plans for the future of VR, the IMAX VR Experience Centre. As part of a potential global rollout, the new facility lets anyone try out VR, with plans for exclusive content and innovative new VR technology.
Movies & TV

Marvel’s ‘The Inhumans’ TV series will premiere in IMAX theaters

Marvel is not only planning to make a television series based on The Inhumans characters, but it will premiere the first two episodes of the series next year in IMAX theaters before they make their debut on television.
Virtual Reality

IMAX is going VR, so put on your headsets and hold on

For years, IMAX has presented audiences with cinematic experiences that are larger than life. Now, instead of just showing you enormous dinosaurs on some of the biggest screens in the world, IMAX wants you to walk alongside them with VR.
Virtual Reality

IMAX Virtual Reality fund nabs a $10 million investment from Acer

Computer hardware and electronics manufacturer Acer has invested $10 million into IMAX's Virtual Reality Fund in a bid to "support the development of high-quality and immersive VR content" for location-based experiences.
Virtual Reality

Imax details virtual reality center pilot program starting in the United Kingdom

Imax and Odeon are teaming up to establish social spaces where visitors can try out various VR experiences, starting in the English city of Manchester and expanding out across the globe.
Movies & TV

Harry Potter still casting a spell: Franchise to get a one-week rerelease in IMAX

The original, eight-film Harry Potter saga will return to theaters for a one-week IMAX screening event in honor of November's premiere of prequel film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.
Virtual Reality

IMAX to use StarVR headsets for companion experiences at select locations

IMAX, Acer and StarBreeze announced a partnership at this year's IFA conference. It will see new VR cinema locations created right alongside the traditional IMAX screens, providing a more immersive, additional experience to film superfans.
Movies & TV

Epic trailer for Terrence Malick's 'Voyage of Time' took over 30 years to create

If you like captivating imagery and existential quandaries, then you might want to check out the epic first trailer for Terrence Malick's Voyage of Time, a documentary that aims to examine the birth and death of the universe.
Home Theater

A 'mere' $400,000 will get you an IMAX-style theater in your home

If you say you want a true home theater experience -- an IMAX style in-your-face experience -- you'll have to put your money where your mouth (or rather, eye) is, and be ready to fork over at least $400,000.
DT Daily

IMAX is bringing an ultra-premium VR experience to its theaters 2:37

Google wants to stick it to pedestrians involved in a driverless car accident with a super tacky car hood, IMAX plans to bring a super-premium VR experience to its new theaters, and a little smart ping-pong training robot will…
Virtual Reality

New IMAX theaters may trade in massive screens for this VR headset

IMAX and Starbreeze have partnered for "destination-based VR" using the latter company's StarVR headset. The venture will bring games like John Wick VR to movie theaters and other complexes.
Virtual Reality

Google and IMAX partner up over VR camera development

Google is doubling down on its VR camera efforts. After teaming up with GoPro to build the Odyssey, it's announced a partnership with IMAX and Yi Technology to build a brand new camera rig set up.