The Jaunt Internship Program

Floris Weers (third from the left) is in his final year of study toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Computer Science at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Left to right: Arthur van Hoff (Jaunt CTO & Founder) and the 2018 San Mateo interns: Varun Dinghra, Floris Weers, Apoorva Ramesh, Aleksander Antic, Abhishek Pandey, … Read more

Hacking Reality: The 3rd Annual Jaunt Hackathon

Arthur van Hoff (left) and Tony Fadell (right) at the 2018 Jaunt Hackathon By Arthur van Hoff, CTO & Founder Every summer, Jaunt organizes a company-wide Hackathon. It is a fun event designed to stimulate creativity and team building. Everyone at Jaunt is encouraged to participate, with engineers, studio team members, IT, HR, sales, marketing, … Read more

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Research and Development at Jaunt: Imaging Technology

Solmaz Hajmohammadi, Senior Software Engineer, PhD, Michigan Technological University — background in Image Processing, GPU Computing and Computer Vision. Jaunt’s story began with building 360° cameras, from only a single GoPro and a few Legos. From this, the award-winning Jaunt ONE was created. Since then, we have shifted our focus to software based solutions and new products, including … Read more

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Research and Development at Jaunt: Volumetric Content

Matthew Hu, Sr. Research Engineer, MSc Stanford University — is working on problems related to computer vision and imaging. Capturing accurate volumetric content can be a difficult and expensive proposition due to the massive amount of data needed. However, with the availability of lower cost depth and time-of-flight sensors, and the ever-increasing compute power of GPUs, we at … Read more

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The Creation of “Decisions: Party’s Over,” an Interactive Virtual Reality Experience

Jaunt worked with Diageo to create an interactive virtual reality experience about the consequences of binge drinking. Titled “Decisions: Party’s Over,” the experience follows the journeys of four partygoers as they expose themselves to the dangers of binge drinking. This perspective is powerfully delivered to audiences using new immersive storytelling techniques and interactive distribution technology. … Read more

Research and Development at Jaunt: Computational Geometry

Daniel Kopeinigg, Director of Research, PhD Stanford University — worked on imaging related problems for more than a decade; Background in Computer Vision and Computational Imaging including medical imaging and inverse problems. Mathematical modeling & optimization and machine learning. Jaunt’s core technology stack is driven by Computational Photography and Computer Vision. We have developed patented technology around … Read more

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Diageo Gives Consumers A First-Person Perspective Of Binge Drinking Tragedies In Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Series

Latest Development from Beverage Alcohol Leader is the Second Installment in its Responsible Drinking Virtual Reality Film Series: Decisions. Apr 24, 2018 – Norwalk, Connecticut Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, today introduced a new virtual reality (VR) experience that will immerse consumers in a first-person, interactive story about the dangers of binge drinking. … Read more