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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Today we’re very pleased to announce that we have partnered with Alamy.com to distribute 360Cities content to Alamy’s worldwide customer base. Alamy is one of the top image licensing agencies in the world and a highly respected company. They have chosen 360Cities as their 360 content partner of choice as they introduce support for immersive imagery for… Read More

Animated Transitions Ivrpa

We’re excited to announce new transition effects that you can use between images when creating Virtual Tours using Kuula. Here’s a list of transitions you can choose from for your virtual tour: 📌 Walk-through 📌 Crossfade 📌 Fly-through 📌 Radial fade 📌 Vertical wipe 📌 Clock wipe 📌 Dot effect Read more in our tutorial… 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

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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

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