virtual reality

VR Company, StoryTech Immersive, Teams with Premier Exhibitions on Expedition to the Wreck of the Titanic

  • Partnership Will See the Companies Recording Wreck Site in VR and Producing VR Documentary
StoryTech Immersive , the virtual reality storytelling company behind PBS Digital Studios' high-profile American Civil War-themed VR film, "My Brother's Keeper," today announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Premier Exhibitions - subsidiary , RMS Titanic , to partner on an expedition to the wreck of the Titanic. The companies are currently developing a dive plan for the 2018 expedition, which they say will include the filming of the wreck site in...

Workshop: "Writing and Producing for VR," September 24th in Beverly Hills

[itvt] is pleased to let our readers know that Evette Vargas (Principal, Digital-Reign), and Robinne Burrell (Chief Product Officer, Redflight Mobile)--two high-profile figures in the emerging virtual reality space who also happen to be good friends of TVOT--are producing a one-day intensive workshop in Beverly Hills on September 24th, entitled "Writing and Producing for VR." We expect this will be a great event: in addition to Vargas and Burrell, the workshop will feature other prominent...

"The Reality of Virtual Reality" at TVOT 2015

Check Out Television Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio [itvt] is pleased to present an AUDIO RECORDING of a TVOT 2015 Grand Finale session, " The Reality of Virtual Reality ." The session, which was organized and moderated by Brian Seth Hurst, Managing Partner of StoryTech , was described in the show brochure as follows:

"With the arrival of the Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard; with...

TVOT Preview - Radio [itvt]: StoryTech's Brian Seth Hurst and Lori H. Schwartz on VR, Millennials and Plurals at TVOT 2015

Brian Seth Hurst and Lori H. Schwartz are co-founders of StoryTech , an agency dedicated to "informed collaboration between storytellers (including brands) and technology companies." At TVOT 2015 in San Francisco next week (purchase your tickets here !), Schwartz will be moderating a panel that will explore how established media companies and brands are reinventing programming and advertising in order to reach Millennials and Plurals; while Hurst has organized, and will be moderating, the show's...

New Interview on Calit2's NexCAVE 3D Immersive Visualization System, New iTV Doctor Column

--Note: Due to Thanksgiving, [itvt]'s Daily News Service Will Be on Hiatus until Monday, November 30th
[itvt] has just published an interview with Professor Tom DeFanti , the principal scientist behind the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology's (Calit2) new 3D immersive visualization system, NexCAVE . Also participating in the interview is Dave Walton of JVC , the company whose 3D HD LCD monitors form a crucial component of NexCAVE.

We have also just published a special Thanksgiving-themed edition of Rick Howe 's regular column, " The...

University of California's Calit2 Develops Immersive 3D Visualization System Using JVC Monitors

JVC USA's JVC Professional Products division says that the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (note: generally known as Calit2 , the institute is jointly run by the University of California, San Diego and the University of California, Berkeley) is using JVC GD-463D10U 46-inch 3D HD LCD monitors as part of its new immersive visualization system. NexCAVE , as the system is called (the name is short for "new micropolarized panel-based cave automatic virtual...

[itvt] Radio: Execs from VR Company, Mindark, Discuss its Emmy-Winning Interactive TV Project

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Magnus Eriksson , chief development manager, and Christian Bjorkman , director of special projects at Mindark , the company behind the virtual world, Entropia Universe , discuss the interactive enhancements the company created for the Swedish television drama, " The Truth about Marika ." Viewers of the show--which was recently awarded the Emmy for Best Interactive TV Service...