Vienna 2017

The International Virtual Reality Photography Association Conference


Welcome to Vienna 2017 IVRPA Conference!

Vienna 2017 - IVRPA 360° Virtual Reality Panoramic Photography & 360° Video Conference, June 3-6 2017
IVRPA returns to Europe with our 12th annual 360° VR Photography Conference

Vienna, Austria is one of Europe's oldest and most historic cities, home to centuries of innovation in art, science, and culture, and Vienna will now host the innovators and pioneers of Virtual Reality Photography & 360° Video.

Our 12th annual Conference will feature 4 days of talks, workshops, panels, exhibitors and other events where you will learn from and meet the leaders of the VR industry.


Vienna 2017 News

Indiecam INDIECAM: RAW, HDRi and HDSDI Cameras for Professional Virtual Reality Film Production – Vienna 2017 - INDIECAM: RAW, HDRi and HDSDI Cameras for Professional Virtual Reality Film Production At IVRPA 2017 Raphael will talk about the latest updates in the nakedEYE VR-film camera system as well as the indieDICE cameras for live-VR productions. These include RAW and HDRi workflows, as well as HDSDI connectivity. nakedEYE is a tiny production-proven professional VR-camera.… Read More
Illu Title Custom Google Maps API for Hosting Your Own Panoramas – Vienna 2017 - Tailor-made Usage of the Google Maps API for Creating Interactive Virtual Tours Posting 360° panoramas to Google Maps not only allows for a broad audience, but with the help of the Maps API the imagery can also be used within your own projects. For their endeavour ZUGSPITZE 360° Phil & David Schmidt documented a hike… Read More
Tessa Schlechtriem - Plein TessaScape, Experiments in Illustration & Virtual Reality – Vienna 2017 - Illustrated interactive panoramas offer fascinating possibilities in terms of narrative and design. It is a unique way to tell an immersive story, with or without interactive elements, animation or sound. Furthermore in this age of hyper-realistic computer generated imagery people are finding a new appreciation for hand drawn imagery. Sometimes it can even be advantageous to show an obvious sketch rather than sleek rendering with a finished look. Read More
Bredenfeld-astro-pano1 Astrophotography & 360 Degree Panoramas – Vienna 2017 - Thomas Bredenfeld will talk about the production of high quality night sky panoramas and will discuss the challenges, technical aspects and trade-offs of where panoramic and astro photography meet. Read More
5minutes Live! Making a Virtual Reality Story in 5 Minutes – Vienna 2017 - Live! Making a Virtual Reality Story in 5 Minutes The OntoVR team has been challenged to create in only 5 minutes a complete virtual reality story to appear online during their presentation. Will they succeed? Come to Vienna and find out! Using compelling storytelling, visionary directors, and advanced VR production technology, OntoVR’s mission is to… Read More
IVRPA2017 IZugar Banner iZugar: Pick the Right Tools for your Virtual Reality Work – Vienna 2017 - Pick the right tools for your VR work At the last IVRPA we talked about how do we raise the game from a small action cam with MFT systems. VR gears had a rapid development in the last year, both hardware and software, but there is still no silver bullet for all challenging scenario: low… Read More
THETA 1600-800 Ricoh THETA: Visual Revolution – Vienna 2017 - Ricoh THETA: Visual Revolution Originally launched in 2013, the Ricoh Theta is a handheld 360-degree camera that captures the entire space in front of its two wide-angle lenses with just a single shot. With the introduction of the Theta, it is Ricoh goal to bring 360-degree imagery closer to a wide audience, which is reflected… Read More
Facebook360 Facebook: Bringing 360 to the World – Vienna 2017 - Facebook: Bringing 360 to the World Hear how Facebook is democratizing 360 media (video, photos, live, audio) all the way from the capture to distribution and all the tools in between to help you become better immersive creators. We’ll explore the barriers 360 creators face, from distribution and hardware accessibility to consumer awareness and talk… Read More
Nissan-feature Inside/Out: Shooting 360° Object Virtual Reality and 360° Photos for Commercial Automotive Clients – Vienna 2017 - Anti Limited Immersive photo and CG-based 360° and Virtual Reality solutions Joby Catto shares insights and experiences shooting studio-based vehicle object VR and 360° photography for Renault and Nissan. The talk will cover technical, operational and practical considerations and experiences – shooting a range of vehicles from electric cars to trucks and vans – as… Read More
Facebook360Live Hands-on with Facebook Live 360 and Spatial Audio – Vienna 2017 - Hands-on with Facebook Live 360 and Spatial Audio Learn more about Facebook's latest 360 launch: Live 360, and how we're bringing spatial audio into 360 video and Live 360 to enhance the viewer's immersive experience. In this workshop lead by people from our Product and Engineering team, you’ll get hands-on experience with the cameras and… Read More
Bildersammlung 003feature Creating Virtual Reality Experiences for the HTC Vive – Vienna 2017 - A Brief Introduction to Creating VR Experiences for the HTC Vive HTC and Valve created a virtual reality headset that was released on the 5th of April 2016. This technology broke complete new ground by transforming the vision of virtual reality into an actual reality. Such mayor innovative leaps do not happen that often in… Read More
We Are VR Vienna 2017: Conference Sponsor Thanks - This year’s IVRPA conference, held in historic Vienna, was a huge success. We had 220 attendees and a full conference schedule with 42 speakers and specialist workshops spanning four days – plus the Google Street View Competition and the opening and closing dinners. Throughout the entire conference there was a wonderful amount of sharing and… Read More

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