Will COVID-19 Made AVATOUR The New Normal?

Will COVID-19 Made AVATOUR The New Normal?

The world seems to be on fire with the COVID-19 threatening a worldwide pandemic. Companies are already withdrawing from conventions and global meeting events due to the concern for the health of their employees. Along comes a start-up that maybe has some precognitive abilities. The people at Imeve, a team with deep experience and a track record of innovation in live and real-time virtual reality, have created AVATOUR. Co-founders Devon Copley and Prasad Balasubramanian helped lead the Nokia OZO program, where the integrated 360° camera was invented. This isn’t a Johnie come lately creation, AVATOUR has been in development for quite some time.

As stated on their website, “The AVATOUR platform allows remote participants to experience a real place, and to interact in real-time with the people there. The required hardware is inexpensive and entirely portable, opening up a wide variety of use cases across many industries.”

Avatour is the world’s first multi-party immersive remote presence service, launched by the Imeve team in September 2019. Avatour allows remote participants to join in a real place, in real time, using inexpensive mobile 360° capture technology. To better understand how Avatour works we’ll discuss the uses cases, the two types of experiences on the platform and then dive into the gear behind Avatour.

AVATOUR is immediately useful for anyone in a role that buys, sells, leases, builds, renovates, insures, or otherwise manages properties.  As VR and AR headsets become more common, we anticipate broader use cases as well.

The Imeve team have filed over a dozen related patent applications, and have enabled some of the highest-profile live VR events in history, including the Coachella music festival and the UEFA Champions League playoffs. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company is a distributed team of 10, with team members in New York, New Zealand, and Ukraine.

Originally posted on:

Order the Insta360 One X here and get a FREE Selfie Stick!
Order the Insta360 One X here and get a FREE Selfie Stick!

What is 360 VR Video?

360 video is a video that is recorded in all directions at the same time with multiple cameras. The videos are stitched together either internally in the camera or externally using special software.

It then forms one spherical video that is controlled by the viewer, enabling them to look up, down, right or left at their discretion.

Is 360 Video Virtual Reality?

I want you to be the judge.

Recommended MicroSD Card for use with the Fusion 360 camera

Recommended MicroSD Card for use with the Fusion 360 camera 

How are you watching your 360 VR Video?

Are you watching on your PC?

Is it Facebook? YouTube? Veer.TV ?

Or better still, are you using your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone with your Samsung Gear VR Headset?

GoPro-Fusion-Tripod-Mount-1_4-20-screw-thread for GoPro Fusion

Or are you using another smartphone with a Google Cardboard? Google Daydream?

Leave a comment below. Let us know what you like or don’t like. If you have seen a 360 VR video that you think is awesome, tell us, and we will feature it.

What type of VR Headset do you own? Or do you watch with your computer? Smartphone?

Do you have a VR camera? Ricoh Theta S? Ion360?  Samsung 360 gear? Insta360?

And if you are looking for 360 Video Production Services, contact Al Caudullo [email protected]

With 37 years of Media experience, we can Deliver More for You in 360 Video. Click here to see what our customers say about our work

Utilizing state of the art technology, Al Caudullo, and his team has been delivering award-winning compelling productions spanning the globe. Exotic destinations blended with unique cultural experiences give viewers an experience like no other.

From vibrant American cities like San Francisco and Las Vegas to the isolated mountains of Mongolia. From ancient civilizations of Cambodia and Myanmar to the lush resorts of Southeast Asia and beyond. All from the comfort of your living room.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *