Virtual reality offers the promise of putting us smack dab in the middle of any environment imaginable. Some are fictional, like VR games and story modes such as the upcoming Alien: Covenant VR feature. Other VR environments are based on real locations, and allow us to travel to places that are otherwise inaccessible to us and to see into them in new ways.
Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre. – Actor and Director Andy Serkis (Gollum, Lord of the Rings, Caesar, Planet of the Apes and Supreme Leader Snoke, Star Wars VII)
Space Florida is this state’s spaceport authority, not unlike the authority at Orlando International Airport or Port Canaveral. As CEO, it is my job to highlight those areas of Florida’s aerospace industrial and technical capacity to business decision-makers considering the establishment or relocation of new aerospace programs or research projects. Few efforts on behalf of Florida’s economic future are as encouraging as our engagement in an event that occurred in Orlando recently.
The usually conservative healthcare industry in Central Florida has turned to local video game makers to discover new ways to teach patients about disease and other health-related issues, potentially saving lives in the process. It’s an effort to reach young people where they spend a good portion of their time: on connected devices.