Jaunt adds volumetric capture capabilities to platform as content category starts to surface as a ‘new media type’ for mobile devices that will need fast speeds, low latencies, CEO says.
Jaunt made its name as a creator of 360-degree videos and cinematic VR experiences. But under new management, the company has shifted its focus to supplying mixed reality technology to other companies. Today, it‘s showing off some of the cool research it has been doing in volumetric capture, such as creating 360-degree digital avatars for …
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
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
Shennong: Taste of Illusion will get its premiere at Venice International Film Festival.
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
Little Black Book, VAST Digital, The Foundry @ Meredith Corp and Jaunt Release Provocative Cannes Event Invite. Late-night fête, featuring DJ set by will.i.am, encourages use of new digital ad platform to effect social change
An exhilarating virtual-reality video takes the viewer onboard a race boat in the America's Cup and raises the bar for VR executions.
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
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