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The Big List of Virtual Reality Production Resources

The following is list was assembled and is maintained by VRTO, Toronto, Canada. Please do not redistribute the complete content out of context, we ask that you link to the page instead.

Interesting companies/resources to check out:

Cameras/Capture:

 

The Elmo360 Mount with 4 QBic MS-1 cameras, for full 360º video capture without blindspot.
The Elmo360 Mount with 4 QBic MS-1 cameras, for full 360º video capture without blindspot. From Freedom360.us

 

Software

Live action:

  • HUGVR – Browser-based 360 livestreaming
  • KOLOR – Video stitching software
  • Video-Stitch – Realtime – video stitching

Stitching/Panoramic Image

VR Production Tools




Developer Tools

Interactive/Animation/Engines

SDKs

Head Mounted Displays

 

StarVR 210 degree field of view
StarVR 210 degree field of view

 

Production Tools

  • Rondo360 – Hyperrealistic Audio for VR by Dysonic

Virtual Reality Content Players

  • MaxVR from Super Sinful Silicon – Designed to play Video in VR as smoothly as currently possible
  • VRPlayer – an experimental Virtual Reality Media Player for Head-Mounted Display devices

3D Spatialized Audio and Audio Pipeline Solutions

  • AstoundSound (GenAudio Inc)
  • Blue Ripple Sound: Rapture 3D SDK
  • Dolby Atmos (Pro Tools Plugin)
  • FB360 Spatial Workstation (formerly 3Dception from Two Big Ears – now owned by Facebook)
  • Hear360 (new co. from LA)
  • Noise Makers Ambi Head & Ambi Pan
  • Oculus Audio SDK
  • Omnitone – Google’s open source spatial audio renderer with the cross-browser support.
  • Phonon 3D
  • Sound Particles – Nuno Fonseco, like CGI/particle emitter for audio
  • Harpex
  • FMOD and AudioKinetic Wwise for VR – Game Audio Pipeline Solutions

Virtual Reality Peripherals

Misc VR Apps and Services of Interest

  • Learn Immersive – “Learn Immersive puts you in a realistic 3D simulation where you discover how to complete tasks in the foreign language.”
  • Monzo – Digital Model Kits
  • Scandy – custom printed 360 spheres you can hold in your hand
  • Seene – Advanced computer vision technologies designed from the ground up for use on mobile devices in real-time applications.

VR and Immersive Video Content Distributors and Digital Marketplaces

Virtual Reality Development Grants, Foundations and Funding

  • ON WEVR – “Launch your first (or next) VR experience leveraging our community and grant program. With OnWEVR, a virtual reality producer could net anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000 grant to produce their idea.”
  • Crytek’s VR First Centers

Toronto/Ontario Development Funds and Grants:

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