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Jaunt XR’s Technology Acquired by Verizon

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jaunt XR today announced the acquisition of its software, technology, and certain other assets by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) for an undisclosed amount. Jaunt XR is a leader in the immersive industry with a focus on the scalable creation and distribution of volumetric video … Read more

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

Retracing the Steps of Willie White in the VR Narrative film, Traces

Willie White, the star of Traces. This Black History Month we are highlighting films featuring African-American stories and African-American filmmakers on Jaunt. The first film in our series this month is Traces, directed by Gabriela Arp. After dealing with her family history with Alzheimer’s disease she decided to make her own film to highlight the people … Read more

Spending Time Among the Racks at the American Museum of Natural History

Inside the American Museum of Natural History. The American Museum of Natural History’s collections are a window to the natural world. Shelf Life, an original series with 360 episodes, traces the discoveries of some of these collections’ specimens and artifacts in far-away places. The challenge: taking viewers along on historic scientific expeditions, from early 1900s to … Read more