VRTogether wins Best Demo Award at ACM MMSys2019

VRTogether project partner TNO participated at the 10th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2019), held from June 18 - 21, 2019 in Amherst, MA, USA. MMSys is the leading international forum for researchers to present and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems. While research about specific aspects of multimedia systems are regularly published [...]

VR Communication and 5G networks

5G networks offer a substantial improvement over previous mobile network generations. As always for each new generation, more bandwidth is promised. But, 5G also offers improvement in other areas: ultra-low latency on the radio layer, distributed in-network processing with edge computing near the base stations, network slicing to offer improved quality guarantees, and a dynamic [...]

Promoting social VR at joint 3GPP SA4 & VR Industry Forum Workshop

A joint 3GPP SA4 & VR Industry Forum Workshop on VR Ecosystem and Standards took place in Santa Clara from 4th-6th December. Close to 150 participants from companies such as Apple, AT&T, Dolby, Ericsson, Intel, Movielabs, Oculus, Samsung, Qualcomm and Verizon attended sessions on standardisation coordination, VR content production, service provider and VR Hardware/device manufacturer […]

Demonstrating social VR at VR Days EU

VR-Together partner TNO demonstrated its initial social VR platform at VR Days EU 2017 in Amsterdam on 24-26 october. Two visitors had the opportunity to visit and share a virtual living room, play a game of Blobby Volley and experience social VR first-hand. In collaboration with CWI, a survey was held and over 90 visitors shared […]

Best Exhibition Award at NEM Summit 2017

VR Together partners TNO, i2CAT, CWI and Viaccess-Orca attended the NEM Summit 2017 to showcase first project results. An early-stage demo, created by TNO, allowed visitors to get a first feel for how the project partners will enable shared and social VR experiences. Many visitors took the opportunity to watch content in a virtual living […]