The Pano Awards 2021

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  For immediate release Epson announces The Pano Awards 2021 Call for Entries SYDNEY, 8 June 2021 – The Epson International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography and is the world’s largest competition devoted to the genre. It’s also a competition that with Epson’s help has grown larger every… Read More

Re-Envisioning the Immersive Web with WebXR

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IVRPA members were fortunate to learn from experts about how the companies and products they are developing are transforming the immersive web. They shared how applications and collaboration across a broad range of devices make XR more convenient and widely accessible.  Members can still access the videos. Speakers include: Gabe Baker, winner of ‘Polys’ WebXR… Read More

Upcoming Webinar April 14th: Introduction to Mistika VR and Mistika Boutique

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Title: Introduction to Mistika VR and Mistika Boutique Date: Wednesday April 14th, GMT 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (11:30 am - 1:00 pm PST) Description: Are you looking to take your 360 stitching and post-production workflow to the next level? Then learning how to use Mistika is a must! Trusted by top industry professionals and 360 enthusiasts alike,… Read More

Connecting with Norway

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In August, our VP Karyn Laudisi took a short trip to represent the IVRPA at Women in VR in Oslo, Norway. The event, hosted by Norwegian Business Cluster VR Oslo, was an excellent opportunity to see what local VR projects are being created and learning how women are taking the lead in the innovation of… Read More

Website Maintenance Completed


Last month, the IVRPA website got a much needed clean up. You may notice that it loads significantly faster and is now secure. All known membership issues that had accumulated were addressed and solved. If you are still experiencing any issues regarding your account or you are not showing in the members list, please let… Read More

The IVRPA website is under maintenance


We’re happy to announce that our website finally uses secure https protocol, which was long overdue. To fix more pending issues and to give visitors an overall better experience, the site still is under maintenance. In case you encounter issues, particularly in the forum, please be patient and try again later. In case the issue… Read More

And now a word from our sponsors at IVRPA Belfast 2019

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Shinobu Fujiki and Thijs Ekelschot | Ricoh Theta - IVRPA Conference 2019 Belfast Thomas Rauscher | Pano2VR Garden Gnome Software - IVRPA Conference 2019 Belfast Stafford Marquardt | Anyone Can Make Street View - IVRPA Conference 2019 Belfast Andrew Baddeley | The NCTech Virtualizer Programme - IVRPA Conference 2019 Belfast Alin Bugeag | Gothru Progressive… Read More

Panel Debate: VR and diversity – Belfast 2019

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Let's Celebrate Diversity What is the VR industry doing well when it comes to diversity? What can companies do to continue to support diversity? What's 1 thing every person in this room can take away about helping to empower others no matter their background? Is it true women have more equality in the opportunities in… 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.