...and now for something completely different! Today we have our interview with VideoStitch. VideoStich, as the name implies, makes it possible to combine several camera sources to make a 360 content sphere which is used as a source for video in VR. We'll let them explain.
Always very interesting to talk to, today we have our interview with Emmanuel Marquez, CTO of Starbreeze Studios. Starbreeze makes the StarVR HMD which features 210 degrees of FOV, 5K resolution, and more to come. Emmanuel shares their latest, their hopes for the VR industry, and more. Very interesting!
ITA member Crytek has announced the launch of its new VR First program. Crytek is partnering with academic institutions to provide state-of-the-art technology and facilities for students and researchers exploring the power and potential of virtual reality. VR First members will benefit from full source code access to Crytek’s CRYENGINE development suite and free hardware use provided by Crytek’s VR First affiliates.
The initial VR First Lab opens its doors today at Istanbul’s Bahçeşehir University and will act as a pilot destination for the program. Crytek and the program’s affiliate hope to ensure every VR First lab facilitates users to play a key part in shaping the future of VR. Learn more at http://vrfirst.cryengine.com.