Jaunt will get a ton of actual cash to construct cinematic VR
With all the excitement round VR hardware from people like Oculus and HTC, we nonetheless want immersive content material to make these devices worthwhile. That is exactly what Jaunt is concentrated on with its “cinematic VR” platform, which consists of a 360-diploma digital camera and instruments for modifying and creating VR experiences. Now, Jaunt is getting a vote of confidence from Disney and different buyers to the tune of $sixty five million, Selection stories. Whereas it isn’t the one firm specializing in creating cinema-like content material for this new digital medium — Oculus can also be pushing forward with its Story Studio — the additional infusion of money ought to assist Jaunt convey its platform to life faster. Do not be stunned for those who hear extra about VR content material over the subsequent yr. This yr it turned clear that VR hardware might be viable for shoppers — however come subsequent yr we’ll want extra than simply cool demos for VR to take off.
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