IVRPA has a collaborated with the Hastings Hotels group to reserve a number of rooms for the 2019 conference at the world famous Europa Hotel located in the heart of Belfast City Centre. The Europa Hotel is a 4-star hotel offering elegant decor, contemporary bistro, bustling bar and relaxing piano bar lounge. With its… Read More

 We are pleased to announce the location for IVRPA Belfast: ASSEMBLY BUILDINGS CONFERENCE CENTRE +44 28 9041 7200 2-10 Fisherwick Place, Belfast, BT1 6DW, UK [Map it] The spectacular Assembly Hall is the heart of the Assembly Building’s conference facilities with its sophisticated audiovisual system, an extensive array of screens and state of the… Read More

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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

Proffesionals

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

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  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

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

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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