VR strikes back at MPEG

VRTogether project partners Motion Spell, TNO and CWI participated at the last MPEG meetings (#122 and #123) in San Diego and Ljubljana with the intention of getting brand-new feedback around Virtual Reality. It appears that VR activities blossom in many fields:  MPEG-I, OMAF, Point clouds, NBMP, MPEG-MORE. The long-term trend shows that VR is coming […]

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 […]