Weird Al Yankovic's new VR film will probably be weird
The singer and satirist stars in a new comedy film made just for Positron's Voyager VR chair.
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The VR chairs turn into motion-synchronized mini-theaters by using robotic rotation and reclining, haptic (touch) feedback, surround sound, and scent technology to create a fully-immersive experience for the viewer, according to the Positron website.
"What I love most about the Voyager platform is that it allows filmmakers to curate VR experiences in a cinematic way," the film's director Andrew Disney told Variety. "Positron has created quite an amazing tool for immersive storytelling."
This is the first time a VR film has been created solely for Positron's VR chairs.
So far, Positron Voyager VR motion chairs have only been tested out by the public at select events like
Neither Positron or Weird Al Yankovic immediately responded to a request for a comment.
No word on a release date yet for the VR film Shady Friend, or where the Voyager VR motion chairs can be found.