R&D

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

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Immersive Experiences

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.

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R&D

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

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Press Releases

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.

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Press Releases

Jaunt China Opened Its Studio in Beijing For Immersive Content Production and Distribution

Jaunt China, China’s leading distribution partner and platform for location-based immersive experiences, has announced that it has opened a new business unit in Beijing to focus on immersive content production and distribution business. April 10th, 2018 – Beijing, China Jaunt China, China’s leading distribution partner and platform for location-based immersive experiences, has announced that it

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Research and Development at Jaunt: Machine Learning

Andrew Walkingshaw, Chief Data Scientist, PhD Cambridge — engineer, product designer, entrepreneur around machine learning and large-scale data in startups and academia, and before that a computational mineral physicist. Machine learning — particularly in the form of deep convolutional neural networks — is now unquestionably one of the most powerful techniques available to us as software engineers. Within the last decade,

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Research and Development at Jaunt: Augmented Reality

Charles Le Pere, Sr. Program Manager, MSc University of Southern California — has been designing and building camera systems for over 18 years for a vast array of customers and applications including: sensors for the Mars Rovers, night vision cameras for drones and large aircraft, iPhone & iPad cameras including the FaceID sensors for Apple. His background

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Research and Development at Jaunt

Arthur van Hoff, CTO and Founder of Jaunt, MPhil Strathclyde University — Serial entrepreneur, Java contributor, with a background in Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, Parallel Computing, and Compiler Design. Jaunt was founded in 2013, right when the first Oculus Rift DK1 was released. Upon gaining access to the headset we immediately saw the potential for what could be

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Arcadia Flats: A VR Horror Experience

Writing and creating a compelling horror short film is challenging enough. So when we found ourselves on the edge of our seats while watching Arcadia Flats, a 360°/VR horror experience, we knew we had to talk to the writer and director Joe Jacobs and writer and producer, Lacey Leavitt to learn more. From production and

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