The award-winning digital actuality (VR) story of a hedgehog known as Henry first premiered again in 2015 for the Oculus Rift. The quick movie, narrated by actor Elijah Wooden, was given numerous reward following its launch and following an earlier announcement that the movie can be re-released for Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR, it’s now out there and in gorgeous 5K decision.
It was first revealed again in late Could by Oculus VR CTO John Carmack that the corporate was planning to re-release the movie utilizing a brand new video playback expertise developed by Carmack. This new expertise would enable for the next high quality model of the movie to be downloaded and loved by viewers at an gorgeous 5K by 5K video decision working at a secure 60 frames-per second (FPS). Now, as revealed by Carmack, this new model of Henry may be downloaded from the Oculus Retailer.
“That is encoded at CRF 22 to maintain the dimensions right down to 1.three GB for cheap obtain measurement.” Carmack explains: “Should you have been constructing for location based mostly use, I might use a very good bit extra bitrate.”
Henry was in fact created by the now defunct Oculus Story Studio and tells a story of a hedgehog who needs to have associates, however his sharp quills all the time find yourself driving them away every time he tries to hug them. On his birthday nevertheless, Henry makes a want for some associates, solely to seek out the balloon animals he made come to life which, as you may of guessed, ends with lower than preferrred outcomes. Henry does finish on a excessive observe although and is price looking ahead to your self, extra so now that it’s out there on this new high quality.
The quick movie ended up wining a prestigious Emmy Award for Excellent Authentic Interactive Program, which Henry‘s director Ramiro Lopez Dau responded: “After we got down to make Henry, it was a step into the unknown world of constructing an emotional VR film. Whereas we didn’t know what the result was going to be, we have been excited concerning the potentialities. We by no means anticipated that one in all our first tasks can be given such a distinction and this recognition shouldn’t be solely a testomony to our staff’s inventive and technical achievements, but additionally a validation for the VR storytelling neighborhood as a complete.”
The re-release of Henry in 5k decision is obtainable to obtain and watch now on Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR. VRFocus will you’ll want to convey you all the newest on the brand new encoded expertise sooner or later, so keep tuned for extra.