Who needs 3D glasses? Zero Point is the world's first 360-degree film for the Oculus Rift headset

Videography group Condition One creates an immersive documentary that can only be viewed using the VR headset
Zero Point by Condition One

Zero Point by Condition One

Never mind 3D glasses – you could be donning an Oculus Rift to watch 360-degree movies, if Condition One has its way.

The videography group is creating Zero Point, a half-hour documentary that's shot in 3D, 360-degree video – and which is designed to be viewed with an Oculus Rift headset. You'll be able to look anywhere you like in the movie – Condition One has developed a 360-degree 3D video engine that they claim is "like sitting in a 3D IMAX theater, except the screen surrounds you on all sides."

Appropriately enough, Zero Point is all about virtual reality, taking in everything from combat training simulators to indie games – but it's surely only a matter of time before someone decides to make a narrative film using the technology. Avatar 3 in 360-degree 3D? Over to you, James Cameron.

[Condition One via Ubergizmo]