‘Power Rangers’: Lionsgate & Qualcomm Team Up For VR Experience

Fans of Power Rangers, have you always wanted to know what it is like to control a Zord? If so, then you are in for a treat as Qualcomm Incorporated announced today that they are teaming up with the folks at Lionsgate for a special Virtual Reality Experience where you will get the chance to do that.

The company announced that they will be showcasing the technology at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in 2017. In the press release, they describe the VR experience being executed through the Snapdragon 835 technology.

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc’s Mike Finley said this in a statement about the collaboration with Lionsgate.

“Lionsgate is at the forefront of innovative and immersive storytelling backed by a rich portfolio of premium content. We’re happy to be working with Lionsgate to create an exciting virtual reality experience for Power Rangers fans through the technologies we’ve implemented on Snapdragon 835.”

Paula Kupfer, who is the senior vice president of Lionsgate global partnerships and promotions, gave the following statement where she expressed her excitement for Power Rangers fans as well as the company’s collaboration with Qualcomm.

“We’re delighted to team with Qualcomm Technologies on a virtual reality experience that will bring fans closer to the action of Saban’s Power Rangers as they prepare for the film to arrive on the big screen. Qualcomm Technologies’ cutting-edge VR technology provides a platform for a compelling Power Rangers experience and represents a major evolution in the fidelity and immersion made possible through mobile VR.”

“Saban’s Power Rangers follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threats. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover that they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late.”

Dean Israelite’s Power Rangers, starring Dacre Montgomery as Jason Lee Scott/Red Ranger, Naomi Scott as Kimberly Hart/Pink Ranger, RJ Cyler as Billy Cranston/Blue Ranger, Becky G as Trini Kwan/Yellow Ranger, Ludi Lin as Zack Taylor/Black Ranger, Bryan Cranston as Zordon, Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa, Bill Hader as Alpha 5, along with David Denman, Sarah Grey, Anjali Jay, Patrick Sabongui, Lisa Berry and Emily Maddison, opens in theaters on March 24, 2017.

Source: PR News Wire

Andy Behbakht

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