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May 10, 2017

Texas Historical Commission 360 Storytelling

https://youtu.be/W2cGtJu_FzI The Texas Historical Commission (THC) announced last week that it has launched a trailer video for a 5-minute web movie about the tragic story of the Goliad Massacre. The trailer and upcoming full-length film will be shown using 360-degree video technology, giving fans of Texas history a new way to study and enjoy the historical content. The main THC…
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April 3, 2017

Cook Children’s VR Is “Dreamlike Journey”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETPE_DlKM00 Fort Worth hospital patients had the opportunity to step out of their hospital rooms Wednesday and into virtual worlds through virtual reality headsets. See original article by JULIA BATLLE at Dallas Innovates here  Patients at Cook Children’s Medical Center took a journey to new and exciting places this week with the help of Dallas-based 900lbs of Creative. From scuba diving in…
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April 2, 2017

Virtual Reality Helps Provide Fun Escape For Sick Kids

An extended stay at the hospital for any child can be challenging when all the patient wants to do is get up and play. Kids at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth recently got a chance to take their minds off their illnesses with the help of virtual reality... See the rest of article and video at the Dallas…
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March 27, 2017

Cook Children’s Medical Center VR Experience

Ask any child and most of them will tell you they love hiking, biking, and even playing soccer. However, when you're a patient at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, most times leaving the hospital bed is a challenge. 900lbs of Creative is changing that. The Dallas experience design company and Cook Children’s Medical Center are teaming up to bring the ultimate…
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March 10, 2017

VR: Huge Investment Support Accelerates Innovations And Expands Application Scope

View the original press release from Frost & Sullivan here. LONDON, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapid growth of the virtual reality (VR) market is attracting substantial private and federal investments to innovative start-ups, mostly in the areas of video, services and solutions, games and apps. With technological advances and improvements in user experience, VR will become more ubiquitous in…
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March 6, 2017

900lbs Of Creative Brings Brands To Life Via Immersive Content

Photo: Michael Samples for Dallas Innovates By BY NICHOLAS SAKELARIS for Dallas Innovates. View original article here.   As the name implies, 900lbs of Creative is a heavy hitter in the virtual and augmented reality world. The 15-person team has done work for the likes of the Dallas Cowboys, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and Vroom. It even has clients in Europe. Founder…
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January 12, 2017

900lbs And Cook Children’s Virtual Reality Event

In late March, 900lbs will be hosting a special event that will allow Cook Children's Hospital patients to experience virtual reality. 900lbs will be setting up virtual reality stations for the hospital's patients to enjoy. Some of the VR experiences will allow children to "leave" the hospital and go zip lining, scuba dive off the Florida Keys, hike Mt. Baldy or…
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October 24, 2016

900lbs Of Creative Debuts Virtual Reality Goalkeeper Game For MLS’ FC Dallas

See the original article by S. Garrett Shaw on SportTechie here. 900lbs of Creative debuted its own virtual reality goalie simulation game for Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas. The game immerses a user in a penalty shootout situation from the viewpoint of the goalie. Using infrared sensors, the game tracks the user’s movements in real-time as they dive across the goal to block…
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October 19, 2016

900lbs Of Creative VR Soccer Game Puts You In Goal

View original article by NICHOLAS SAKELARIS on OCT 17, 2016 for Dallas Innovates here.  The FC Dallas Goalie Simulation game is the first of its kind for the HTC Vive headset. A new virtual reality game puts gamers in the goalie box blocking penalty shots to save the day. Dallas-based 900lbs of Creative calls it the FC Dallas Goalie Simulation game, the first…
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October 19, 2016

900lbs Of Creative Launches FC Dallas VR Experience

View original article by Sophie Hatch on October 17th, 2016 on Launch DFW here. On October 8th, 900lbs of Creative debuted their industry-first virtual reality goalie simulation for Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas team. This took place at FC Dallas’ exclusive “Meet The Team” event at Toyota Stadium. At the event, fans were able to experience an “industry-first” game with the…
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October 19, 2016

900lbs Of Creative: Creating Unique Virtual Experiences

By Rebeca Easton on October 5th, 2016 on Launch DFW VR technology is on the rise in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and many companies from advertisers to game devs are jumping on the VR train. One company, 900lbs of creative, aims to provide viewers with incredible virtual and augmented reality experiences. They have been covered by a host news sites such…
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October 17, 2016

Virtual Reality Gives FC Dallas Fans The Chance To Be A Goalkeeper

View original article in the Dallas Business Journal by Evan Hoopfer here.  As virtual and augmented reality become more mainstream, FC Dallas announced this past weekend it was unveiling a virtual reality experience that allows users to test their skills as a goalkeeper.  The team partnered with local creative agency 900lbs of Creative for the project, a firm based in…
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October 13, 2016

900lbs Debuts Virtual Reality Goalkeeper Game At FC Dallas Event

  On October 8, 2016, at FC Dallas’ Meet the Team event, our team proudly debuted an industry-first virtual reality goalie simulation on the HTC Vive. And, energy was high as the crowd eagerly awaited their turn in line to experience the game!   https://vimeo.com/187196750#t=0s Using industry-leading game development software, our team was able to create a fully immersive soccer…
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October 12, 2016

900lbs Of Creative Launches New FC Dallas Virtual Reality Experience

900lbs of Creative debuted an industry-first virtual reality goalie simulation on the HTC Vive for Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas team on October 8th at FC Dallas’ exclusive Meet The Team event at Toyota Stadium.   Using industry leading game development software, the 900lbs team has created a fully immersive soccer arena of the future. This infrared-based interactive VR game…
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September 13, 2016

Dallas Company Evolves Future Of Retail With Immersive Virtual Reality Car Showroom

900lbs of Creative and Vroom roll out first-of-its-kind VR showroom.   https://vimeo.com/182099236 900lbs of Creative (www.900lbs.com), an innovation lab and marketing studio that utilizes emerging technology to create one-of-a-kind wow experiences, and Vroom, the national online car retailer generating over $1 billion in revenue, enhance the car buying process and help evolve the future of retail by creating a fully…
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September 6, 2016

Hacking The Decision Making Process With Virtual Reality

What components make up a lucrative marketing or advertising campaign? How can we be certain that a billboard, YouTube video, or video playing on the Dallas Cowboys' jumbotron, will positively influence the way consumers feel about a brand, product, or service? Are consumers getting tired of the same old advertising interrupting their lives? The most successful marketing and advertising efforts influence consumers (specifically…
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August 16, 2016

Local Innovation Lab Partners With City Of Dallas For Virtual Reality Experience

By Chastiny Lewis on August 1st, 2016 View the original post here at LaunchDFW.   A post on social media last week mentioned that 900lbs of Creative has partnered up with the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau to work on a virtual reality campaign for the city. Few details have been released about what this new Dallas campaign will look like, but…
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July 18, 2016

Virtual Reality Gives Glimpse Of A Future Dallas

View original article at NBC DFW.   One organization believes the future is now for Dallas' historic West End, and they're using virtual reality to give residents a preview of a smart Dallas. "We wanted to take the user into the West End to give them a virtual tour and a virtual experience of what DIA's living lab is all about in…
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May 23, 2016

Meet The Company Behind The Perot Museum’s T-Rex Race

View original article at Dallas Business Journal. When your first client is the Dallas Mavericks, that's probably a sign of good things to come. 900lbs of Creative — an innovation lab and creative marketing studio based in the Bishop Arts District, founded by Steve Deitz and Josh Bray in 2008 — has clients including Frito-Lay, Boy Scouts of America, the Dallas…
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May 17, 2016

DIA, 900lbs Of Creative Partner On West End

View original article at Dallas Innovates. 900lbs OF CREATIVE WILL SUPPORT DIA’S EFFORTS BY UTILIZING VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY   The talent being dedicated to the bringing the vision for Dallas’ West End District took a major step forward with Tuesday’s announcement that 900lbs of Creative and the Dallas Innovation Alliance have formed a strategic partnership.   900lbs of Creative said it…
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May 16, 2016

Dallas Innovation Advocates Announce Two Strategic Partnerships

View the original article at D Magazine. The DIA, DEC, and Tech Wildcatters make big announcements to support the community. The Dallas Innovation Alliance, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, Tech Wildcatters and Comerica Bank have recently entered into respective strategic partnerships that will help spur innovation within Dallas. The two announcements were made Monday morning. The Dallas Entrepreneur Center has linked…
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May 17, 2016

900lbs To Bring Smart City Experience To Life For Dallas Innovation Alliance Through Virtual Reality

900lbs of Creative, an innovation lab that utilizes emerging technology to create one-of-a-kind experiences, announced a strategic partnership with the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) to bring the vision for Dallas’ West End District to life. The DIA is a 501C(3) Public-Private Partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart city strategy for Dallas, with initial efforts focused on…
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August 3, 2016

Dallas’ Rapidly Changing Ecosystem

I blew the dust out of my game cartridge and shoved it back into the classic Nintendo system for another round of Techmo Bowl battles. Bang! My father knocked on the door and asked, “are you boys excited to hit the road shortly?!” My 8-year-old hand flew through the air as I high-fived my little brother. Booooom! We were about…
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August 20, 2013

Taking Time To Give Back

As we at 900lbs continue to become more involved in the community, we never forget the blessings that have been bestowed upon us, and the need for us to give back to people in need. Whether its donating our time or our money, we believe helping out those less fortunate in our community is a top priority.  One such way…
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March 7, 2013

Mavericks’ Beards Debut In ‘Dirk Dynasty’

Mavericks get a glimpse at what their bearded future might look like if they don't reach .500. View original article at FS Southwest. The Dallas Mavericks have vowed not to shave their beards until the team reaches .500. Well, if the Mavericks can't achieve that goal by the end of the season, we might have a glimpse at what their…
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May 8, 2013

Bishop Arts: We Love It Here

It's been about a year since 900lbs made its move to the Bishop Arts District, and it has been a year filled with some incredible experiences. We are surrounded by amazing people who are committed to keeping Bishop Arts a vibrant and creative area of Dallas and have helped us feel like important members of the community. Places like Oddfellows,…
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March 4, 2013

900lbs And The Perot Museum

 The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has been a client of 900lbs' for a while now, but it still feels like yesterday we were cutting the ribbon on the Sports Run Exhibit. We had little doubts the exhibit would be a success in educating and entertaining museum audiences of all ages, but its recent popularity has surpassed even our…
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