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

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]

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