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Ready for VR movies? Imax makes plans for virtual reality in theaters

Imax wants to open six VR movie theater locations in the next year. And to get filmmakers to make VR content, it is working with Google on a better VR camera.

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Maybe we're not ready for Jaws 19 in Holomax. But next year's summer blockbuster could have bonus footage in virtual reality at Imax theaters.

The chain known for over-sized theaters has plans to bring VR to the movies, starting with six of its theaters around the world. But to do that, Imax first is working with Google to create a better VR camera for filmmakers.

An entire movie in VR may be a bit much, so the plan is to have customers buy tickets for short experiences. Watch CNET Update above for the details.

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IMAX bringing VR to movie theaters (CNET Update)