Light shows have always been a feature of electronic music festivals. While glow sticks were once used dominantly for light shows, gloving has become much more common, both in music festivals and outside.
Facebook is acquiring virtual reality tech company Oculus VR. But long before Tuesday, people have been looking at virtual reality to study human behavior and social interactions, and to explore VR’s practical use.
In a year SXSW was criticized for its heavy corporate sponsorship, Oakland-based Pandora’s appearance in Austin was a way for the company to reach out to its growing user base.
The Oakland-based Internet radio company reported its most profitable quarter since its 2011 public offering.