Pano2VR 6.0: The Next Generation – Vienna 2017

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Learn what's new in Pano2VR from the master gnome himself! Thomas Rauscher will showcase Pano2VR 6.0 with its upcoming features, including an improved Google Street View export. Read More

Developing One Shot VR Storytelling Techniques for Documentary Production:

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With reports suggesting that VR could generate $70 billion by 2020, it’s not surprising to see major media companies publishing VR stories as fast as they can. However, telling stories using 360-degree spherical video poses some interesting problems, and there are a growing number of articles questioning the validity of 360-degree spherical video techniques for storytelling in journalism and documentary filmmaking. Read More

ForgeJS unleashes advanced VR experiences

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Want to shape your 360-degree content into fully immersive and interactive VR experiences? Today, GoPro is introducing ForgeJS, an open source set of tools to let you build the most immersive experiences out of your 360-degree content. Read More

VR Stabilizer For GoPro OMNI

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One of the main issues shooters face when shooting 360 VR, is that uneven camera movements can make the viewer feel uneasy and even nauseous. Jerky movements coupled with rolling shutter can also make it very hard to stitch a 360 together, introducing errors that are time consuming to try to rectify. For this reason most high end professional VR shooting up until now has been done from a fixed position. If the camera is moved it is done on a dolly, track or specialised buggy. Read More

IVRPA @ Photokina 2016

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Digility – The First VR/AR Conference at Photokina 2016

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VR - The Perfect Empathy Machine Because, ultimately, the emphatic gift blurred the boundaries between hunter and victim, between the successful and the defeated. - Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Sheep VR is here and photokina certainly didn’t ignore it. Digility was the first VR/AR conference at photokina. Virtual Reality, as we know,… Read More

Enter Photokina’s Motion Picture Award: 360 Video category

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This year’s Photokina Motion Picture Award includes a new category for 360 video! This is part of Photokina’s Video Festival, which aims to show the most beautiful, exciting, emotional, inspiring or funny videos. The rules are simple: footage must be no more than five minutes long, the deadline for submission is August 1st, submissions should… Read More

New ideas in VR filmmaking

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When the post ‘Taking back control in VR storytelling with Liquid Cinema’ was written in early May I was really looking forward to finding out what Liquid Cinema, from Deep Inc, would offer VR video producers. Even the names of the features were tantalising; Forced Perspective, Gaze Control, Heatmapping... Read More



IVRPA - International VR Photography Association IVRPA - The International Virtual Reality Photography 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.