Call for Candidates – 2018


Hello IVRPA members! Evolution, revolution – however you see it, our industry is always changing. This is mostly for the better, with new tools such as Insta360’s One X and the Oculus Go, but not entirely, as the closure of Kolor demonstrated so sharply. IVRPA’s role, as always, is to help promote the VR world’s… Read More

VRVienna and IVRPA Pair Up for VR Day

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Banner Image © Sonja Hahn The 2nd annual Virtual Reality Day takes place on November 17th, 2018 and VRVienna and International Virtual Reality Professionals Association (IVRPA) will be working together to make this event memorable. Even though VR Day is officially on November 17th, the Vienna event will take place on Monday, November 19th. VRVienna… Read More

Celebrate Virtual Reality Day 2018 in Los Angeles with Virtual Room and IVRPA


  In celebration of the 2nd Annual Global Virtual Reality Day on November 17th, 2018, the International Virtual Reality Professionals Association (IVRPA) and Virtual Room are joining forces to present the ultimate team-based VR experience using HTC Vive’s state of the art roomscale technology. It’s an exhilarating, immersive and collaborative adventure for all ages!  … Read More

End of the line for Kolor Software ?

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GoPro closes the door on Kolor Software, will offer no future support for Kolor customers Read More

Call for Submissions — VR Day, November 19th, Vienna, Austria

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The event, VR Day, will take place on Saturday, November 17th and the IVRPA will be participating in both Los Angeles, CA and Vienna, Austria. For the Vienna event, we are pairing up with the local organizers who organize the very popular VRVienna Meetups. The next meet up will take place on November 19th (yes,… Read More

How To Archive Your Google+ Photo Spheres and 360 Imagery

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Back in 2012 Android phones offered the capability to shoot "photo spheres," Google's proprietary term for 360 interactive panoramic photos. This technology wasn't actually anything new; Apple had already accomplished this feat with the release of QuickTime VR in 1994. But what was cool about photo spheres and what made them unique to Android devices… Read More

IVRPA Belfast 2019: Save the Date!


The International Virtual Reality Professionals Association is hosting its 14th annual conference from 10th - 13th June 2019 in Belfast. Read More

GoPro Kills Kolor


Effective immediately Kolor, a leader in virtual reality and spherical media solutions that was acquired by GoPro in 2015, is closing. The announcement was made earlier today on the Kolor website followed by a Facebook post by Alexandre Jenny, former Kolor CEO / CTO, on his personal page. Kolor employees are moving on from GoPro… Read More

IVRPA - International VR Photography Association IVRPA - The International Virtual Reality Professionals Association is an international association of photographers who create and produce 360° Panoramas and other Virtual Reality Content including 360° Video, 360° Virtual Tours, Gigapixel Panoramas, and more. This website showcases both our members and VR Photography community enthusiasts, and serves as a central place for news and communication for the 360° VR industry. Professional and amateur and 360° VR photographers are encouraged to Join IVRPA and participate on this website.