VPai Platform opens up exciting opportunities HTC Vive Developers to generate innovative new forms of immersive content for world’s leading VR system
Taipei, Taiwan, March 27, 2017 – VIA Technologies, Inc., today announced that it will be demonstrating its first generation of VPai 360-degree cameras at the HTC Vive Ecosystem Conference 2017 that takes place from March 27th – 28th in Shenzhen, China.
“With their ability to shoot and render stunning panoramic video on the fly, VPai 360-degree cameras open up exciting new possibilities for creating captivating visual experiences for the HTC Vive,” said Richard Brown, VP International Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “We look forward to exploring opportunities for cooperation with developers at the HTC Vive Ecosystem Conference 2017.”
VPai combines a production-ready 360-degree camera hardware platform with a suite of user-friendly smart phone apps that enable high-resolution immersive video and image stitching on the fly.
Seven first generation VPai cameras are now available in a choice of stylish ultra-portable form factors from leading Shenzhen manufacturers Chiptrip, ForFun, and Eken at prices of less than US$100. Key features include a high-performance silicon video compression engine that ensures instant full HD image quality without the need for post-processing and dual fisheye lenses with transverse 360° and longitudinal 360° capture that ensure the generation of full-angle (2048×1024) immersive video and images. Apps for Android smart phones and the iPhone are available.
For more information about the VPai platform and these models, please visit: www.vpai360.com/
For images related to this release, please visit: www.viagallery.com/360-vpai/
About VIA Technologies, Inc.
VIA Technologies, Inc is a global leader in the development of highly-integrated embedded platform and system solutions for M2M, IoT, and Smart City applications, ranging from video walls and digital signage to healthcare and industrial automation. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the many world’s leading hi-tech, telecommunications, consumer electronics industry brand names. www.viatech.com