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Nouvelle Star: Live 360 Social Voting by D8

Nouvelle Star: Live 360 Social Voting by D8
Starting on April 5th, French TV viewers could experience an interactive live broadcast of the final stage live shows of singing competition “Nouvelle Star” (the French adaptation of “Pop Idol”) in virtual reality.

Every week until the finale in May, viewers will have the opportunity to not only experience the five live shows in 360°, but also to directly vote for their favorite contestant from within the virtual reality experience through a Twitter integration. […]

April 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MIPTV 2016 report: What does virtual reality mean for TV?

MIPTV 2016 report: What does virtual reality mean for TV?From MIPDoc sessions to today’s focus with VAST MEDIA, Orange & Arte, Virtual Reality was a hot topic this week. Why?

Above: managing director Matthias Puschmann of VAST MEDIA, Kay Meseberg, head of 360/VR at Arte; Thomas Wallner, president and co-founder of Deep Ink; and Stéphane Rituit, co-founder of Felix & Paul Studios. […]

MIPTV 2016: VAST MEDIA on Stage @ MIPFormats and @ MIPTV

Attending MIPTV? Don’t Miss Our Two Sessions:
When TV Formats Meet Digital: The Best Ideas
Virtual Reality Experience Showcase

the first session @ MIPFormats: When TV Formats Meet Digital: The Best Ideas
03 Apr 2016, 10:10-10:50
Esterel, Palais 5 […]

April 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chicago Fire: Universal Channel creates virtual experience

Universal Channel in Germany creates virtual experience for 'Chicago Fire'In anticipation of the recent season four premiere of “Chicago Fire” in Germany, Universal Channel Germany launched an interactive 360° video on its website to draw attention to the new episodes. The VR experience takes users inside a burning house and allows them to experience a fire-fighting operation from a first person perspective. In addition, users have to make (life or death) decisions at several points during the experience, which influence the outcome of the video. […]

Virtual Reality is Here. Is Television Ready?

Virtual Reality is Here. Is Television Ready?
Virtual reality no longer belongs to science-fiction. But what does this change for the TV industry? Discover the answers in this white paper.

Virtual reality (VR) has finally made its way into consumers’ living rooms. While some years ago, the technology was still the stuff of science fiction, virtual reality has become more and more prominent among a mainstream audience thanks to affordable devices such as Google Cardboard, and the recently-launched $99 Samsung Gear VR headset, powered by Oculus. In 2016, more companies like HTC with the HTC Vive headset (powered by SteamVR), Sony with PlayStation VR and Oculus with its Oculus Rift consumer edition, will follow suit. We are entering the consumer VR era. […]

Discovery VR with Bode Miller and Eurosport for Alpine Skiing World Cup

Discovery VR with Bode Miller and Eurosport for Alpine Skiing World Cup

To accompany the Alpine Skiing World Cup stop in Beaver Creek, USA, from December 4 through 6, 2015, pan-European sports network Eurosport teamed up with Bode Miller to let winter sports fans experience what it is like to step into the skis of a professional alpine skier flying down the famous “Birds of Prey” course. In a 360° video on Facebook, which was produced in collaboration with Discovery VR and released on December 4, fans can now exclusively experience the downhill course from Miller’s point of view. […]

December 17th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |