Vienna 2017: Program

The International Virtual Reality Photography Association Conference

Program for the Vienna 2017 - IVRPA 360° Virtual Reality Panoramic Photography & 360° Video Conference.

This schedule and list of talks & workshops is not yet final, stay tuned for updates

Schedule of Events, Talks, Workshops and Excursions for Vienna 2017 IVRPA Conference



Andrew Baddeley NCTech Ltd

Andy has spent the last 12 years working with spherical imaging systems and joined NCTech in 2012 as Technical Sales Director. Prior to NCTech Andy worked for BAE systems in Saudi before launching 360 Tactical VR. Andy brings a high level of imaging expertise to NCTech and is able to work closely with customers at…


Loïc Bailliard GoPro

After nearly a decade as a journalist and videographer, Loïc joined GoPro / Kolor in 2016 as the immersive media trainer. He has since created online ressources to help content creators make the most of Autopano Video Pro and GoPro’s cameras for VR, spoke at a number of events to educate about the VR space…


Raphael Barth Indiecam

Raphael Barth is the founder and CEO of Indiecam and has been developing professional miniature film-camera systems - including VR and panoramic film - for many years. Indiecam's miniature cameras have been used in countless international feature film productions. Raphael has a scientific background and is an experienced producer and post-production supervisor for digital cinema…

Benjamin Baudel

Benjamin Baudel

Previously software developer and project leaders at Kolor / GoPro, Benjamin was focusing on authoring projects, including Panotour and ForgeJS.

Thomas Bredenfeld

Thomas Bredenfeld Thomas Bredenfeld

Artist (painting and photography), photographer, specialist for panoramic and high resolution photography and interactive imaging.Author of the german standard book about panoramic photography.Video trainer with LinkedIn Learning.

Richard Broo

Richard Broo Wemersive

Richard started his career in the music industry at age seventeen, working for a music production company in Europe. After a decade working alongside major recording companies and artists, Richard jumped into the technology sector. Richard began working for an app development firm where they created one of the first VR mobile players. After successfully…


Antoine Cardon DVMobile

Antoine has 20 years of experience in managing innovative projects and businesses. Expert in technical development and integration of cutting edge technologies for business purposes, with a strong 3D background.

Joby Catto

Joby Catto Anti Limited

Produced, directed and developed integrated 360°/VR/CG solutions for commercial clients in a range of industries over the last 15 years. These include advertising/media, arts, retail, property, tourism, security, construction and engineering. Provide end-to-end 360° solutions direct for clients, as well as white-label services to agencies and other partners. Specialising in 360° video, photo, objectVR, stereoscopic…


Simon Brooksbank Blend Media

Simon Brooksbank is Head of Content at Blend Media. He has been producing, sourcing, acquiring, curating and distributing content of many genres for 25 years at both independent production companies and media agencies including Reuters, AP, Shutterstock and Getty Images. Blend Media, through the company’s global network of over 600 x 360 creators, hosts the…


Axel Dietrich vrisch

Axel is the founder of vrisch, one of the first VR production companies in Vienna. Since 2009 he has been creating content for VR projects for filmmaking, art, and marketing. In addition, since 2002 he has been involved in the film and advertising industry as a VFX/Motion Graphics artist in Vienna, Munich and Barcelona. He…


Jörg Dietrich

Jörg started PanoramaStreetline as a side project in 2010. The project focuses solely on linear panoramic visualizations and coined the phrase streetline for cityscapes of that kind. Meanwhile an archive of worldwide Streetlines, but with a strong focus on Europe, has been created - also thanks to cooperating photographers providing image material.


Greg Downing xRez Studio

Greg Downing specializes in image-based 3D technologies and computational photography techniques. His photographic work has been displayed in some of the worlds most prestigious museums including the MoMA New York, American Museum of Natural History, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, The Tech Museum, Computer History Museum, Ars Electronica, Art…


Thijs Ekelschot RICOH THETA

Thijs Ekelschot joined Ricoh in 2014 where he manages distirbutor sales and European marketing activities of Ricoh's consumer imaging products. In this role he has supervised the European launch of the RICOH THETA, the company’s most innovative device for capturing fully spherical images and videos. With a strong passion for innovation and consumer brand activation,…


Traugott Emrich

Traugott Emrich has over 10 years of experience in aerial photography, aerial panorama photography and aerial videos. He has engineered and developed motorized camera heads (Gigapanbot), custom drones and camera gimbals for various custom applications and has a strong technical background in remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) using different flight control systems.


Alexandre Jenny Kolor - Gopro

Kolor Founder, Senior Director Immersive Media Solutions at GoPro Mining engineer, DEA graduate in Material Physics, with 5 years of expertise in the development of video games and member of the Georges Mélies Photo Club, Alexandre Jenny is passionate about photography. It is this passion that led him to develop the Autopano software.

Antonio Victor Garcia-Serrano

Antonio Victor Garcia-Serrano Zakato Interactive Imaging

I come from a background of research in 3D computer graphics. One quiet and clear day, while surfing the net, I got hooked with the fisheye magic of panoramic interactive images. That happened by the end of the 2nd millennium, and since then I have been fishing 360º images.


Maheen Sohail Facebook

Maheen Sohail is a Product Designer at Facebook working on immersive media and Social VR. She is passionate about democratizing virtual reality and bringing these experiences to the masses. As a filmmaker herself, she is most interested in the potential of immersive storytelling. Prior to Facebook, Maheen worked at Electronic Arts as a UX Designer.


Klemens Horvath

Working in advertisiing photography since 25 years - international campaigns for Coca Cola, OMV, Mac Donalds, Uniqa, and Sofitel - has been printing for Helmut Newton - additional degree in Marketing & Advertising - conaultant for many years for OMV + educator/workshops - Prices (excerpt): National Diploma at International Advertising Festival in Cannes (Cannes Lions),…


Chris Helm Blend Media

Chris trained and qualified as a Charted Accountant within the Music Industry at leading global music company Sony Music Entertainment. Whilst at Sony he became Director of Finance, Operations and Corporate until he moved over to EMI Music Publishing, the largest global music publishing company, as their UK Finance Director. In 2013 Chris founded his…


Michael End MXR Productions

Michael End started working in the post-production department of MXR Productions in 2013, working on an abundance of different processes and projects. As postproduction supervisor he played an important part in the production of the 4 VR Videos which are the subject of this talk.


Juha Kela Finwe Ltd.

Juha Kela, CEO and Founding member of Finwe Ltd and Chairman of the board and founder of Finwe provides services and tools for a superior mobile panorama video viewing experience. FinCloud offers services for 360 video production including consultation and sales of 360 video equipment.


Dustin Kerstein PanoMoments

Geek, photographer, and perpetual tinkerer. Working on bringing a new creative VR medium to life.

Michael Kolchesky

Michael Kolchesky Visual Solutions 360

Michael Kolchesky is CEO of Visual Solutions 360°. From 2012 she has been based in Paris, France and has collaborated on large-scale projects around the globe as a VR technical consultant, 360 VR camera operator, and a VR post-production expert. She has contributed to over 30 cinematic VR projects and worked as a 360 panoramic…


KC Lai iZugar Studio

KC Lai, Founder of iZugar Studio. We created many super fisheye lenses for 360 video, and keep shooting seamless 4K video with just two gopro camera. Our 3D360 system is the most affordable solution that welcomed by the community.


Karyn Laudisi Garden Gnome Software

Multimedia Producer at Garden Gnome Software and Lecturer at the University of Technology of Vienna. I swim in the muck of all media be it audio, video, panorama photography, 360 video, fiber arts and music.


Jürgen Matern PanoTwins

PanoTwin Jürgen was infected in 2004 with the panoramic virus by his brother Markus. He is a regular participant at PanoTools and IVRPA meetings. Jürgen likes to shoot elevated panoramas with a lightweight and portable monopod construction, especially in crowded places. He uses reprojecting techniques to present his spherical panoramas as printed images.


Markus Matern PanoTwins

PanoTwin Markus got hooked with the panoramic virus in 2003 when he stumbled over a panoramic robot built with LEGO. Since then he tries to learn more about panoramic photography by attending the PanoTools and IVRPA meetings and shooting lots of panoramas in his free time.

Nathalie Mathe


Nathalie Mathe is an award winning Virtual Reality creator and animation and documentary shorts director. She runs NativeVR, a VR studio crafting unique experiences, in which she created and produced UTURN, an interactive 360 comedy examining gender inequalities in the tech industry. Over the past four years she contributed to over 35 cinematic Virtual Reality…


Adam Mirabella Manfrotto

Adam Mirabella is the Executive Vice President Manfrotto and Vitec Group PLC, the largest manufacturer and distributor of imaging accessories globally. In his role, Adam creates partnerships with companies like Instagram, 360 Rize, You Visit, Google and Facebook to create the best possible image possible when capturing VR / 360 and AR content. Manfrotto is…

Gareth Morgan

Gareth Morgan Metareal Inc.

Gareth studied Communication Media (Design, Photography and Time-Based Media) at UCA in England. A user-experience design veteran specializing in 3D & VR applications, Gareth has built confident, effective product teams for over 20 years, bringing a wide range of both professional and consumer products & services to market at companies including Softimage, Avid, and Microsoft.…


PJ Morreale YouVisit

Combining over 10 years of professional photography experience with a lifelong passion for travel, music, art and action sports, PJ serves as YouVisit’s Senior Director and Head of YouVisit Studios. In addition to managing YouVisit’s production teams under the YouVisit Studios umbrella, PJ works closely with the technology, marketing and business development teams to help…


Andraz Muljavec

I'm a professional photographer from Slovenia, my photography carier started in 2014, 5 years after my accident. I'm working across several fileds of photography, because i just want to master them all. I found the world of 360 panoramas through Boštjan Burger , spent a lot of time on his website, enjoying places i couldn't…

Joost Nieuwenhuijse

Joost Nieuwenhuijse PTGui

In 2000, when trying to create a panoramic photo, Joost stumbled upon Helmut Dersch's Panorama Tools and decided to create a graphical user interface for it. In the following years PTGui has evolved continuously into a full featured panoramic stitching application. Fast: PTGui is blazing fast! Thanks to OpenCL GPU acceleration PTGui is able to…

Matthias Ortner

Matthias Ortner noVR

Coming from skiing, POV and other actionvideos were always part of the job (eg. skicross, freeride etc.). When VR and 360° videos came around a few yeasr back, I realised that there will be a need for small camera rigs as well. So I started building everything by myself, from 3d printing to CNC milling…


Bruce Pales 360Cities is the largest collection of stunning, high-resolution, interactive panoramic photos and 360º videos created by thousands of the finest panorama photographers and videographers from around the world. 360Cities is the leader in 360° / VR media for education, publishing, advertising & film, and mobile app & game development. Our thousands of contributors receive royalties…

Aaron D. Priest

Aaron D. Priest Aaron Priest Photography

Aaron D. Priest is a Master Photographer with twenty years of experience in professional photography. He specializes in high-resolution HDR 360° panoramas, gigapans, and 4K timelapses of Maine. He also creates virtual tours and teaches photography workshops on a variety of topics, from landscape astrophotography to panoramas and timelapses. His work has been featured by…


Caitlin Ramrakha Facebook

Hailing from Australia, Caitlin spent her early marketing career in the education and non-profit sectors, focusing on educational and fundraising campaigns, and bringing community together around unique causes. Since joining Facebook in October 2014, she has lead marketing for Facebook’s 360 products including 360 videos, photos, audio, live and the Facebook 360 app for Gear…

Thomas Rauscher

Thomas Rauscher Garden Gnome Software

After starting with computer graphics at age 13, I took a detour into electronics and databases. But, my first digital camera, The World Wide Panorama project, and PanoTools reignited my interest in computer graphics which spurred me to create my first panorama software Pano2QTVR. Fourteen years later and my team and I continue to provide…

Tessa Schlechtriem

Tessa Schlechtriem

Tessa specialises in visual branding and narrative illustrations. Her motto is: “Please allow me to illustrate your point!” She holds a M.A. degree in Image Synthesis and Computer Animation. Her panoramic photographer husband got her hooked on panoramas.


Phil Schmidt Zugspitze 360

Coming from the web industry, Phil always had a strong interest in the field of panorama photography. With the evolution of both equipment and software in the last years he developed a passion for 360° panoramas and loves to combine portraits of unique spots with state-of-the-art web technologies.

Thomas Sharpless

Thomas Sharpless

Biochemist/Engineer/Panographer in Philadelphia, PA. Like to write software, hack with cameras, walk dogs. Contributor to Hugin, developer of Panini and PT3D s/w. IVRPA member since 2011; past director. Ambition: to create an automatic 6-dof 3D stitching system.


Roxanne Shewchuk

Space Explorers Academy introductory study programs encourages creativity and critical thinking by emphasizing content designed to prepare you for the next steps in your journey towards a tech-enabled exponential future. Explore curated content and virtual learning environments in your browser or a VR headset through a series of immersive experiences that enhance your comprehension by…

Bart Verhaegen

Bart Verhaegen Nuvia NV

Bart is co-founder of Nuvia and his reputation is based on the numerous, successful reference sites worldwide, going back in VR for half a decade. Their former technology platform, specialized in mass production of 360 imagery has been sold. Today, GOviaR creates a virtual reality and 360 degree content and distribution platform for brands…


Nikolaus Vuckovic Immortal Arts

Immortal-arts CEO Nikolaus Vuckovic has more than 15 years of experience in high end 3d animation for clients like Sony, BMW, Mercedes, Samsung, Lufthansa.

Lutz Westermann

Lutz Westermann .hapto GmbH

Lutz Westermann has more then 15 years of experience in the creation of interactive media, applications, games and 3D as well as a background in commercial film production and design. He is a company forming CEO of .hatpo GmbH and responsible for design, user experience and technical vision.


Andreas Wochenalt The Austrian National Tourist Office

Andreas Wochenalt is a Creative Head with expertise in art+copy+code / Media / Gamification / Branded Content / Convergence Media. Currently he works as Head of Digital Strategies at The Austrian National Tourist Office in Vienna. The association's central goal is to secure and expand Austria's competitiveness as a holiday destination.


SAAM2 Volumetric Virtual Reality From Photos to Room-scale – Vienna 2017 - Greg Downing's talk will present technical and other details on the production of the Framestore collaboration with Intel and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) to explore new opportunities through virtual reality at 2017’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES). Read More
Uturn IVRPA-1 Virtual Reality Design and Storytelling in UTURN – Vienna 2017 - An Interactive 360 Video Comedy Series Nathalie Mathé will present the process behind the making of UTURN, the pilot for a 360 video comedy series, which lets the viewer experience the gender divide in a tech start-up in live first-person point of view. This VR short film innovates in a number of areas, by placing… Read More
Ivrpa2017-kolor-conference Video-stitching, VR storytelling, LiveVR: discover the latest developments in Kolor software – Vienna 2017 - Come and see what's new in the VR software developed by Kolor, the immersive media division of GoPro: Kolor Autopano Video Pro: the 360-degree video-stitching software for any type of camera ForgeJS: the new framework to create the most advanced immersive experiences Kolor LiveVR: the new real-time video-stitching software Don't miss this unique opportunity!… Read More
03 Sphere The World’s First Virtual Reality HDR Pipeline – Vienna 2017 - Virtual Reality HDR Pipeline in Action at The Icarus Cup In the past decade, the industry has been working on specific procedures to capture and broadcast HDR imagery. In April 2013, the adoption of the ISO H.265 standard and the 10-bit HEVC format allows the encoding of HDR videos at a rate compatible with the… 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
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
PTGui PTGui Panoramic Image Stitching Software Updates – Vienna 2017 - New Features and Developments PTGui Headquarters has been working hard developing and digging through the long list of feature requests and at the conference Joost Nieuwenhuijse will give a sneak preview of what's in store for the next release of PTGui. Presented by:
MariaTheresia 02 Photogrammetry for High End 3D Video Production – Vienna 2017 - TV Series Signation - "Geschichte lebt" - ORF3 from immortal-arts on Vimeo. Photogrammetry for High End 3D Video Production The producers of the ORF3 TV series "Geschichte lebt!" wanted a memorable and photo realistic camera flight which starts from the bird's eye perspective. The camera then gives a view of the street level, flying along… Read More
PanoMoments Banner PanoMoments: Capture Living 360º Virtual Reality Photos – Vienna 2017 - PanoMoments: Capture living 360 degree VR photos PanoMoments are neither photos nor videos. You could describe them as a stitchless 360° living photo, or an interactive VR time loop, but you really need to experience one (ideally on a mobile device) to fully appreciate what they are. During our IVRPA presentation we’ll be walking through… Read More
Pano2VR 5 - Tour - Little Planet Pano2VR 6.0: The Next Generation – Vienna 2017 - 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 and other new social media features. Read More
Iris360-logo2 NCTech: How We Got to Here from There – Vienna 2017 - NCTech: How We Got to Here from There Formed in 2011, NCTech designs and manufactures leading 360 degree immersive reality imaging systems that streamline the workflow of image documentation and can be used repeatedly, accurately and consistently by anyone, anywhere. This is the story of how we got to where we are today and what… Read More
FrontpageFeature LiveSYNC & SPOT: Ultimate Tools to Showcase and Monetize your 360/Virtual Reality Content – Vienna 2017 - LiveSYNC & SPOT - Ultimate Tools to Showcase and Monetize your 360/VR Content In this session Juha Kela from Finwe will tell you about the latest innovations to present and showcase your 360/VR content with ease. LiveSYNC gives you new ways to control and monitor 360/VR presentations. You can select the videos, see what the… 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
KHfeature Klemens Horvath: Worldwide Discussed Copyright Dispute with Sofitel Vienna – Vienna 2017 - Meet Austrian photographer Klemens Horvath in Vienna as he presents his worldwide discussed legal dispute with Sofitel Vienna for using his photograph without his permission. Presented by:
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
Screen Shot 2017-05-01 At 10 12 43 AM Interactive Experiences & Immersive Storytelling for Effective Content Marketing – Vienna 2017 - Interactive Experiences & Immersive Storytelling for Effective Content Marketing Axel Dietrich will present the latest 360 video Virtual Reality projects (journalism, architecture, marketing) at VRISH and the different techniques (360 video, realtime VR, immersive storytelling) for each of those projects to take best advantage of the VR medium. Presented by:
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
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
Gothrufeature GoThru: The Gateway to Google Street View – Vienna 2017 - GoThru: Gateway to Google Street ViewGoThru - Vienna 2017 GoThru offers a range of tools, like: GoThru Moderator, hosting, Google tour import, tour preview, tour edit, 360 video, nadir patching, portfolio and more. GoThru is on a continuous evolution, developing all the time to be on track with the necessities of Google Trusted Photographers.… Read More
GSV Google Street View Announcements – Vienna 2017 - Latest Innovations Directly from the Google Street View Team Join Stafford Marquardt this year in Vienna, Austria at Vienna 2017 - IVRPA 360° Virtual Reality Panoramic Photography & 360° Video Conference as he discusses a number of new Google Street View compatible publishing products and provides IVRPA members with a summary of the product announcements… Read More
Andraz Muljavec From Para- to Panoplegic: Mastering VR Panoramas from a Wheelchair – Vienna 2017 - Photography Saved my Life Andraz Muljavec relates his inspiring story of how after an accident in 2009 he became a passionate student of photography. During his talk he will share his journey and some of the adaptations he has made to overcome the challenges of panoramic photography from a wheelchair. Presented by:
Web-le-mirage-night-storm-nohdr Sphere Follow the Money: Monetizing Virtual Reality Today and in the Future – Vienna 2017 - Follow The Money: Monetizing VR Today and in the Future Creating commercial opportunities from technological advancements is the key to any technology becoming an "every day" part of our lives. VR is no different in that regard. We have only scratched the surface of how VR will become integrated into our business and personal lives.… 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
Affinity2 Editing Spherical Panoramas with Affinity Photo – Vienna 2017 - Editing Spherical Panoramas with Affinity Photo With Affinity Photo's release of 1.5 came the Live Projection feature that allows you to not only interact with the panorama but also edit it. You can easily move to any area to edit; making retouching a breeze. Karyn Laudisi will give an introduction to Affinity Photo and its… Read More
Traugott Drones for 360 Degree Video Production – Vienna 2017 - Drones for 360 Degree Video Production This talk presented by Traugott Emrich will cover: Drone basics Benefits of using drones for 360 degree video production Types of drones Practical Experiences Q&A Presented by:
MMatern 20140208 2326 LuitpoldparkHochstativFebruar2014 MA Distance: The Major Element of Composition in Spherical Photography – Vienna 2017 - How to Leverage the Full Potential of the Limited Composition Options Compared to Conventional Photography Compared to conventional photography where composition is key to the artwork, the options available in spherical photography are much more limited. In this session the PanoTwins will show the options available to a spherical panographer when composing the resulting sphere.… 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
Creator Stories & Insights: Panel Discussion – Vienna 2017 - Hear from leading 360˚ creators as they share their stories, insights, tips and thoughts on the future of the format. Includes creator Q&A. Wemersive Aerofotografie xRez Studio Roxanne Shewchuk Photography Hosted by: Panelists:
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
B0005203 IVRPA Feature Be Fearless VR: A Behind-the-Scenes-Look on the Production of 4 VR Videos for Samsung Austria – Vienna 2017 - Be Fearless VR: A Behind-the-Scenes-Look on the Production of 4 Virtual Reality Videos for Samsung Austria When the team at MXR Productions were given the assignment to produce 4 VR videos on short notice for Samsung Austria, they had as good as zero prior experience in that area. Timing was a big factor during this… 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
03 Metareal Clean Reconstruction Announcing Metareal Stage: Creating True 3D Stereoscopic VR from Panoramic Photographs – Vienna 2017 - Announcing Metareal Stage: Creating True 3D Stereoscopic Virtual Reality from Panoramic Photographs Quick Metareal overview: Who we are and what we do 2D–360 vs 3D-VR: Is it worth the trouble to create real 3D? Overview of traditional tools and techniques - from photos to VR: Stereo and ominpolar stereo panoramas, photogrammetry, LiDAR, manual reconstruction; tools… Read More
Zakato Talk Photo 1600x800 04 A Panoramic Workflow for Stereoscopic 3D 360º Cinematic Productions – Vienna 2017 - A Panoramic Workflow for Stereoscopic 3D 360º Cinematic Productions In this talk, Antonio will go through his latest S3D360 production, a commercial short movie, and will cover the whole creation pipeline while giving some technical insights on his particular use of classic panoramic tools for stereo 360 video creation. The growing use of head mounted… Read More
StreetLine A New View on Architectural Photography – Vienna 2017 - Visualizing Urban Landscapes with Linear Panoramas Expand the boundaries of traditional architecture photography and bring a wider view to your urban panoramas. Specialist Jörg Dietrich who has been producing and marketing linear panoramas for years will give insight into the process when starting such a project and tips for mastering the technique.… Read More
Extreme Situations 360° Video Production in Extreme Situations – Vienna 2017 - Using helmet and eagle cams, the team at noVR is elevating Austrian tourism to new heights. In Matthias Orther's talk you will discover the latest innovations and techniques they have produced and used to capture their stunning ‘FPV’ 360 imagery, and you'll experience a ski adventure with lots of powder. Read More
360cities 360° Image and Video Licensing: 360Cities News and Updates – Vienna 2017 - 360° Image and Video Licensing: 360Cities News and Updates is the preferred publishing platform for thousands of the best VR photographers from around the globe. Contributors earn royalties from their stock 360° images videos via 360Cities' own content licensing activities as well as the growing worldwide distribution partnership between 360Cities and Getty Images. Bruce… Read More

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