Sonic VR: Regaining Ground for Sound in a Visually Driven Space In the race to create great VR, sound is often an afterthought. This is set to change as new spatialization tools are becoming widely accessible and VR platforms can increasingly support new 360 audio formats. This talk by Joel Douek from EccoVR at the… Read More

Designing and Creating Spatial Audio for 360º Videos This workshop by ECCO VR co-founder Joel Douek at the IVRPA Tokyo 2018 Conference will highlight the role and value of immersive audio in Virtual Reality and key workflows to achieve best-in-class experiences. It will introduce tools that are free or cheap for low budget creators as… Read More

Virtual Field Trips Using 360° Adaptive Non-Linear Interactive Environments The team at Arizona State University has been researching and developing non-linear, adaptive, and interactive experiences for education using a variety of 360° content for the past several years. During this talk at the IVRPA Tokyo 2018 conference by Geoffrey Bruce, the lead developer on the… Read More

The Making of “as it is”: A Grand Canyon VR Documentary 360 Labs co-founder Thomas Hayden and editor/producer Rachel Bracker discuss the journey behind the making of “as it is,” a virtual reality documentary about grassroots activists working to save the Grand Canyon from a controversial development proposal. Their talk will explore the challenges of… Read More

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Below is the archived live video stream from the IVRPA Vienna 2017 360° VR Photography & 360° Video Conference, these are temporary links and all presentations will be posted separately with higher quality when final videos are ready full conference schedule is here – https://ivrpa.org/event/vienna-2017/program/

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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