The non-vr content is just like sitting in a living room with a huge tv. I could do that without goggles.
Gondola Ride at the Venitian in Las Vegas had good spatialization but lots of comb filtering effects. The codec that was used was such that it caused lots of audible chirping.
Sunset helicopter tour of Las Vegas also has good spatialization but I would have rather seen the lights of Vegas at night rather than during the day.
Hulu – This is for VR only releases. I watched The Path, which was a 2 minute meditation. The voice over was a little creepy but the spatialization and visuals were stunning.
Cirque D’ Soleil – Zarkana – This is a short but sweet promo for a bigger thing? Great spatialization. Cool platform.
The last thing I want to look at is “Escape the Living Dead”. Also pretty well done. You are in a truck during a zombie attack. Spatialization worked pretty well and although the visual effects were cheap, I’m a fan.
Then I watched “Invasion”, which was an animated thing and had good spatialization. LoVR is an animated recording of neural transmission which is really interesting concept. The video of this is also really good and kind of fun to watch as a timeline experience with lots of text and other graphics but as far as I could tell, the audio was not spatialized.
I don’t really care about sports so I skipped that genre and went to the travel section. The first one that I looked at was Machu Picchu, which is beautifully shot and as far as I can tell the audio wasn’t spatialized. Then there was a documentary about a town in China that built their own Eiffel Tower. This was also not spatialized. The Nepal film was not only beautifully shot but spatialized and was done really well. Probably the best thing I’ve seen / heard so far.
Jaunt is a collection of films. I chose music and there were three different things available Fuerza Imprevista, a Paul McCartney concert and Steye and the Bizonkid. The Fuerza Imprevista, was really great with good localization but was a little discombobulated at times. The and Steye and the Bizonkid was also really good music video but stereo only. I couldn’t give two shits about Paul McCartney but I tended to watch the crowd more and the music was sort of spatialized but not really or not very well done as far as I could tell.