PALO ALTO, Calif. - December 22, 2016
Jaunt Inc., the industry leader in cinematic virtual reality (VR), today announced the availability of its Jaunt VR App for the PlayStation®VR (PS VR) system. With the existing customer base of PlayStation®4 owners recently surpassing 50 million, the Jaunt VR App for PS VR brings cinematic virtual reality content right into the living rooms of millions of consumers. Jaunt’s entire catalog – including more than 150 high-quality and award-winning, immersive VR experiences spanning travel, sports, music, film, horror and more – is available to download today on all PlayStation 4 consoles.
For users with high-bandwidth internet connections, Jaunt for PS VR offers the same detailed video resolution and smooth low-latency head-tracking as Jaunt for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The user-friendly design of the PS VR headset, combined with the highly regarded cinematic content of Jaunt, provides consumers with a comfortable experience that enables immersion and engagement for longer periods of time.
“We’re thrilled to introduce our dynamic list of immersive VR experiences to users on a platform that is quickly evolving to be more than a gaming console,” said George Kliavkoff, president and CEO of Jaunt. “We’re committed to entertaining our users, wherever they may be. And the Jaunt VR App for PS VR not only brings hours of cinematic VR content to viewers worldwide, but also ensures that Jaunt continues to be available on every major consumer VR platform.”
The Jaunt VR App, including all content released to date, is available on PlayStation VR, iOS, Android, Gear VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and major desktop browsers.
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Jaunt is the global partner of choice for producing and distributing immersive virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality content. With the experience of over 300 immersive productions, Jaunt’s full-service global production house Jaunt Studios develops award-winning branded content, co-productions, and original experiences for both entertainment and enterprise customers. Jaunt’s state of the art immersive content distribution technology, the Jaunt XR Platform, is the white label solution of choice for media companies, sports leagues, brands, content aggregators and enterprise customers, enabling distribution of immersive content through their owned and operated channels.
Founded in 2013, Jaunt is the pioneer in providing end-to end solutions for creating and distributing immersive content across all platforms including Facebook 360, YouTube 360, and Twitter, native iOS and Android mobile apps, and all scaled VR, AR and MR headsets and platforms. Jaunt has been recognized with two Lumiere Awards, two Emmy nominations, one Emmy Award, and was recognized by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative companies along with being on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list two years in a row.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, the company maintains Jaunt Studios in Los Angeles, an EMEA business office in London, and a sales office in New York. In 2017, Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a VR company formed in partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC).
Jaunt’s investors include The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, CMC, Highland Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, SMG, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Square Garden Company, Google Ventures, Peter Gotcher, and Sky (corporate.sky.com). Experience more at www.jauntxr.com.