Recently, several Knight fellows visited the offices of Palo Alto, Calif., startup Jaunt, which produces virtual-reality software that is, in a word, pretty awesome.
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC, the British satellite-broadcasting giant, is dipping its toe in Silicon Valley. The firm, which doesn’t operate in America, says it is combing the Valley for start-up investments and commercial deals to future-proof its business and figure out how to get ahead of the global convergence of TV and the Internet.
A Silicon Valley startup is working on hardware, software and services for 360-degree storytelling.
VR fever is in full swing this spring: Jaunt, which says it’s building the first cinematic virtual-reality experience, announced $6.8 million in venture funding from investors including British Sky Broadcasting, Redpoint Ventures, SV Angel, Dolby Laboratories chairman Peter Gotcher and Sli…
Virtual Reality has been attracting a lot of interest of late, particularly in the wake of Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus Rift announced on March 25. If you haven’t yet tried this new generation of VR headsets, you’re in for a treat. The immersiveness of the experience can simply blow you away. It is … Continue reading
Games will almost certainly lead the way on emerging platforms like the Oculus Rift. But a Palo Alto-based startup named Jaunt is making the bet that..
Jaunt is creating hardware, software, tools, and apps for content creators to make powerful VR cinema experiences for the Oculus Rift and other VR headsets.
When Mark Zuckerberg bought Oculus VR last month, he was looking beyond gaming. “Imagine enjoying a courtside seat at a game,” he said. “Or consulting with a…
Gamers love Oculus Rift; the virtual reality system offers a mind-blowingly immersive way to experience digital worlds. Jaunt, a new tech company, brings the platform into live-action, cinematic territory. I saw their stuff. It was incredible. And it's a Pretty Big Deal for movies and media.
Jaunt has raised $6.8 million to make 3D, 360-degree films that take advantage of virtual reality gear.