Save Google Photosphere

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

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

WebVR Ivrpa

We’re happy to announce the release of the most anticipated feature of 2018: WebVR support. Thanks to WebVR you can easily view and share 360 images and Virtual Tours on a variety of VR platforms including Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, Google Daydream and all Cardboard headsets. All you need to do is share the… Read More

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 IVRPA Tokyo 2018 Google Street View Challenge Winner’s Gallery The winners of this year’s Google Street View Challenge is a friendly panorama photography competition between IVRPA members attending the annual conference. Grand prize receives $250 in Walkinto credit and an Oculus Go headset. 1st place in each category receives an Oculus Go headset. 2nd… Read More

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Call for Volunteers The International Virtual Reality Professionals Association is looking for creative, energetic volunteers to join the team! We need your help to further develop the IVRPA community, building meaningful online relationships with creators, developers and consumers. Who you are? You are an expert in building dynamic, high quality online and real-world communities and… Read More

Ivrpa2018

Congratulations to the IVRPA conference team! IVRPA Tokyo 2018 was a dynamic four-day conference filled with talks, workshops and demonstrations about 360º VR photographic and video imaging; it was an intense, inspiring concentration of the world’s experts in the field, sharing their knowledge and experiences. This was made possible by an enormous amount of work… Read More

GSV2018

 IVRPA Tokyo 2018 Google Street View Challenge Announcement The Google Street View Challenge is a friendly panorama photography competition between IVRPA members attending the annual conference. Attendees of the Tokyo 2018 IVRPA 360º VR Photography & 360º Video Conference are invited to scout Tokyo to find the most scenic sites of this amazing city,… Read More

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Insta360 & Michael Ty will host a workshop at the IVRPA Tokyo 2018 Conference giving practical demos of the latest post-production workflows for the Insta360 Pro, including an exclusive introduction to the new “no-stitch editing” extension for Adobe Premiere Pro. Join to learn about the future of simple, intuitive VR post-production. https://www.insta360.com/ http://blog.insta360.com/ http://360rumors.com/

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Insta360’s New Tools for Intuitive VR Production Insta360 will introduce new technologies that address longstanding bottlenecks in the VR production workflow. Max Richter will share Insta360’s vision for spurring growth and creativity in the industry – with tools that bring VR production in line with the efficiency and ease of traditional video production. Attendees will… Read More

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2018 Virtual Reality Trends: AirPano Experience AirPano is a project created by a team of Russian photographers focused on taking high-resolution aerial 360° photographs and 360° video. At the IVRPA Tokyo 2018 Conference Sergey Semenov will provide updates on the work of the AirPano team in 2018 including: • 2018 VR and 360 trends. •… Read More

How 360/VR Strengthens the Audience-Brand Relationship? Blend Media, the world’s leading provider in distributing, producing and curating 360˚ content, will be hosting a panel debate with insights on how 360°/VR can improve the audience-brand relationship. The panel discussion will focus on discussing how to maximise ROI from 360° campaigns, best practices for pitching 360° projects… Read More