We’re just sitting here on a very normal and
business-professional April 20th and, for whatever reason, our
minds are blazing with fresh ideas.
For example, yesterday at F8 2017, Facebook unveiled two new virtual reality cameras: the x24 and the
x6. These devices are capable of capturing 360 video at a very
high resolution and converting that into three-dimensional VR
scenes that you can actually walk through and explore.
It’s very cool technology and we’ve covered it in detail already. Today,
however, today we’re noticing something about it that we missed
on the 19th. Namely that these two cameras are obviously
long-lost relics from the Star Wars Universe.
Seriously, this is a series that loves high-tech spheres more
than ALMOST anyone else in the galaxy.
Marksman H-Combat Remote
Apparently Obi Wan wasn’t training Luke at all. He was just
trying to get a Kickstarter video together for his new VR
startup. Smart play. I hear Naboo is dropping some serious
credits into immersive tech right now. Force ghosts can still
raise a respectable series A.
The Death Star
Maybe Rogue One wasn’t that depressing after all. Apparently,
Galen Erso is alive and well and working on Facebook’s
hardware design team.
Somebody better check the…