Within the first of what’s going to be a sequence of platform releases, Jaunt China publicly releases the Jaunt VR App in Chinese language Market
Jaunt VR, the leading producer and publisher of fully-immersive cinematic virtual reality (VR), right now announced that Jaunt China, its three way partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC), has launched a Chinese language model of the Jaunt VR App in mainland China on the XIAOMI VR Headset. That is the primary public launch of the Chinese language Jaunt VR app in what will likely be a sequence of platform releases over the approaching weeks.
Because the only VR firm in China centered on hardware, software, content material, and utility development, Jaunt China launched the Chinese language model of the Jaunt VR App within the XIAOMI VR retailer, bringing high high quality immersive cinematic VR content material to the Chinese language market. XIAOMI, the main Chinese language tech firm, turned Jaunt China’s first cell companion to go dwell after asserting their strategic relationship final December.
The primary wave of content material on the Chinese language Jaunt VR app consists of 16 cinematic VR titles in English, and one in Chinese language. The primary Chinese language title is OUR SHANGHAI, a Shanghai tourism VR experience starring the well-known Shanghainese actor Hu Ge. The English language titles embrace the Disney’s “CIRCLE OF LIFE” 360 EXPERIENCE from The Lion King on Broadway, FIFTY SHADES DARKER: THE MASQUERADE BALL primarily based on the movie, the journey experience MACHU PICCHU, THE LOST CITY OF THE INCA, to call a number of. All English content material could have Chinese language subtitles that monitor to the user’s viewing path. Within the coming days Jaunt China will proceed publishing a gradual stream of home and overseas cinematic VR content material for its Chinese language Jaunt VR app.
Along with premiering to the general public on XIAOMI VR Headsets, the primary 17 titles may also be exhibited on the 20th Shanghai Worldwide Movie Pageant, June 17th – 26th.
“An increasing number of mobile, console, and desktop platforms are natively supporting VR in the Chinese market, which is a strong indication that VR is starting to become mainstream,” mentioned James Fong, CEO of Jaunt China. “XIAOMI is an exciting and energetic company, revered by the younger generation. We attach great importance to our collaboration with XIAOMI, and we aim to create a substantial library of VR content for viewers to enjoy on their XIAOMI Headsets.”
Jaunt China has a sturdy slate of Chinese language language titles that will likely be releasing within the Chinese language Jaunt VR app within the coming months. As well as, they just lately launched the World Creators Group VR video competitors, organized in collaboration with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and UCCVR. This system has obtained over 200 submissions of VR titles all through the globe, lots of which will likely be distributed on the Chinese language Jaunt VR app.
“Since announcing the Jaunt China joint venture last year, our global teams have been hard at work establishing a robust pipeline in China to develop, produce, and distribute premium cinematic VR to the Chinese market at scale,” mentioned George Kliavkoff, CEO and President of Jaunt Inc. “We are extremely happy with the results of this hard work and equally excited to start rolling out premium VR experiences into the Chinese market, expanding our existing international reach. Now that Jaunt China’s distribution channels are coming online, we are capable of reaching audiences wherever they are throughout the globe.”
Not only will Jaunt content material be licensed into China via the Chinese language language app, however content material created in China may also have the ability to journey again into the English language Jaunt app which is distributed all through the remainder of the world. This makes Jaunt’s distribution and attain actually world, touching each continent, and nearly each nation.
About Jaunt Inc.
Jaunt is pioneering the way forward for inventive storytelling via cinematic virtual reality. Based in 2013, Jaunt is the main developer of the hardware, software, instruments, and functions to allow cinematic VR and put the power of virtual reality within the arms of right now’s best content material creators. Jaunt works with main creatives – from manufacturers to artists to filmmakers – to create cutting-edge content material accessible throughout all devices and platforms.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, the corporate additionally maintains a presence in Los Angeles, CA via its studio arm, Jaunt Studios; a European enterprise workplace in London. In 2016, Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a VR firm fashioned in partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC). Collectively, Jaunt produces branded and unique VR content material for audiences worldwide.
Jaunt’s traders embrace The Walt Disney Firm, Evolution Media Companions, China Media Capital, Highland Capital Companions, Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Sq. Backyard Firm, Peter Gotcher, and Sky (company.sky.com).
Xiaomi was based in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Lei Jun, who believes that high-quality expertise doesn’t must break the bank. We create outstanding hardware, software, and Web providers for and with the assistance of our Mi followers. We incorporate their suggestions into our product vary, which at present consists of the Mi Observe Professional, Mi Observe, Mi 5, Redmi Observe three, Mi TV, Mi Band and different equipment. With greater than 70 million handsets bought in 2015, and merchandise launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, India, Indonesia and Brazil, Xiaomi is increasing its footprint internationally to develop into a world model.