“The Virtual Reality Publisher Continues to Evolve Their Distribution Strategy for a Growing Industry”
Jaunt Inc., headquartered in San Mateo and the main producer and writer of fully-immersive cinematic virtual reality (VR), has opened a brand-new world of content material to the remainder of the globe. For the primary time, Chinese language language content material will likely be available on the Jaunt VR app outdoors of China.
The most recent content material from the Jaunt China world premiering on the Jaunt VR app consists of STARRY NIGHT, a dynamic VR “oil painting” impressed by Van Gogh’s masterpiece, THE TIBETAN, a documentary that showcases Tibetan customs and traditions, OUR SHANGHAI, a Shanghai tourism VR experience starring the well-known Shanghainese actor Hu Ge, and CACAO AND YANGXIU, a basic Chinese language story about well-known historical hero Cacao, one of many central figures of the Three Kingdoms interval.
Jaunt China, which premiered their VR app on Xiaomi VR in June, has additionally formally launched in China on PlayStation VR, Huawei VR, the Samsung Gear VR and Cardboard. The Jaunt China app is slated to be available on iOS and HTC Vive in August, bringing the app to all of China’s premier virtual reality platforms.
“Our vision is to build a borderless platform for creators to share their wonderful stories and immersive experiences with audiences around the world,” stated James Fong, CEO of Jaunt China. “We launched Jaunt China a mere six months ago and began introducing Western titles to the Chinese viewers; today, we are at another milestone and are pleased to introduce some of the best content produced by Chinese artists to Jaunt’s global users. Today’s release is just a sample of the amazing content that is yet to come. We look forward to bringing China’s best creators and their beautiful works on to the world stage.”
The Jaunt China world throughout the Jaunt VR app will likely be featured at this week’s SIGGRAPH Convention in Los Angeles at Made in Asia’s VR content material showcase. Made in Asia celebrates VRAR games, movies, instruments, and artwork from round Asia.
“Unique content has always been a hallmark of Jaunt and we are thrilled to feature the best Mandarin language content in the Jaunt App to users around the world from our partner Jaunt China,” stated Mitzi Reaugh, VP, International Technique and Enterprise Improvement. “This is not only a major step in pushing our experiences to the rest of the globe, but it strengthens our place as a platform with the best distribution strategy in the industry.”
Jaunt China, primarily based in Shanghai, will proceed to deliver extra Chinese language content material to the remainder of the globe with a sturdy slate of titles to be launched within the coming months. Earlier this week, Jaunt China’s first VR manufacturing, THE DESERTED, co-produced with HTC and directed by famend director Tsai Ming-Liang, was chosen as an Official Choice on the upcoming Venice Movie Competition.
About Jaunt Inc.
Jaunt is pioneering the way forward for artistic storytelling by cinematic virtual reality. Based in 2013, Jaunt is the main developer of the hardware, software, instruments, and purposes to allow cinematic VR and put the power of virtual reality within the arms of at present’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 by its studio arm, Jaunt Studios; a European enterprise workplace in London. In 2016, Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a VR firm shaped in partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC). Collectively, Jaunt produces branded and authentic 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). Expertise extra at www.jauntvr.com.
About Jaunt China
Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a Digital Reality (VR) firm shaped in partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC) in 2016. Jaunt China will reinforce the enterprise fashions of Jaunt Inc. to deliver cinematic VR experiences to the China market.
Jaunt China adopts Jaunt’s finish to finish resolution for creating VR, together with its newest VR digicam the Jaunt ONE, their cloud primarily based rendering and stitching algorithms known as Jaunt Cloud Providers (JCS), and their publishing platform which publishes to each recognized VR. Jaunt China launched a Chinese language-version of the JauntVR App, gathering and distributing quite a few high-quality VR content material, which can cowl all important VR platforms in China. It’s anticipated to cowl all of China’s tens of tens of millions of HMD and cellular device users.