The FOO Show is a Talk Show in VR

Posted April 6th 2016


Back in September, Will Smith of Tested, announced he would be leaving the technology publication to start his own virtual reality company – more specifically, a talk show filmed entirely in VR called The Foo Show. “My goal with The FOO Show is to showcase amazing creators and their works in ways that were never before possible, using virtual reality,” he shares on Medium.

The first episode is currently available in early access on Oculus Home (SteamVR coming soon), and features the developers behind Firewatch, Jake and Sean from Campo Santo. You can watch a preview below where Smith hangs out in a virtual set as he interacts with objects and chats with his guests.

Regular production of The Foo Show will begin early this summer and will be released as a weekly VR show. That is no small feat. But the company behind the show, Foo VR, is focused on using off-the-shelf hardware like the HTC Vive and familiar production tools to streamline the process as much as possible.

via VR Scout