SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sansar, the premier virtual reside occasions platform, nowadays introduced a long-term partnership with VRJAM to ascertain Lost Horizon, the sector’s first turnkey VR competition venue. Lost Horizon has been evolved by the use of a three way partnership between VRJAM and the crew at the back of Glastonbury’s Shangri-La. The partnership showcases Sansar’s skill to supply customized venues that can be utilized over lengthy classes of time, bearing in mind promoters to execute fairs and concert events as continuously as they prefer.
Lost Horizon, which kicks off July three and four with the most important arts and tune competition in virtual reality, will proceed to host reside occasions and fairs this 12 months – permitting numerous artists the chance to monetize their performances via ticketing, tipping, and the sale of virtual products. For the inaugural display, VRJAM has applied a crew of 80+ other people in 12 nations to ship performances through over 70 tune artists and a virtual reality tune enjoy of extraordinary good looks and element. The effort marks the primary time a VR match will have interaction a couple of A-list tune artists concurrently – heralding a brand new paradigm shift in virtual match adoption because the leisure business continues to transport additional into the real-time 3-d virtual area.
To give a boost to the distribution of this and long term fairs, Sansar has launched a brand new cellular app – to be had now on Android and Apple gadgets, and created in collaboration with the main real-time engagement platform Agora – that can permit lovers to circulation virtual reside occasions in Sansar from anyplace on the earth. Using Agora’s state-of-the-art SDKs for video, voice and reside interactive streaming, the primary iteration of Sansar’s cellular app will prioritize reside performances, permitting lovers to transport between other phases and vantages to get the most productive view of the artists. Future variations will come with deeper interactivity, from chat to avatar advent.
“If we’ve learned anything in recent months, it’s that every show must go beyond – beyond a one time performance, beyond a 2D livestream, beyond the constraints of reality to ensure fans feel immersed and connected with the artists they love,” says Sheri Bryant, President of Sansar. “Through this groundbreaking partnership with Lost Horizon, we’re paving the path for all promoters to harness the power of a long-term virtual presence. We believe all future festivals will offer a virtual component, even after the world begins to reopen, because it’s clearly mission critical for the music industry.”
“It’s hard to explain just how incredible the Lost Horizon process has been so far: dozens of us coordinating performances and content creation across multiple countries, we’re truly excited at having assembled the biggest line up for a VR event in history with the help of our partners Shangri-La,” enthuses Sam Speaight, CEO of VRJAM. “VRJAM’s mission is to empower music artists to perform in real-time to fans all around the world and Lost Horizon has just moved this up to the next level. It’s a testament to how far virtual reality technology has come, and how essential it is in times like these to ensure people can remain connected. We’re excited to turn this page with Sansar, and we can’t wait for future Lost Horizon shows.”
Tickets at the moment are on sale at sansar.com/losthorizon. Sansar’s cellular app will also be accessed on Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.
About Wookey Project Corporation
Wookey Project Corp is a technology company that seeks to construct the following technology of on-line reports. Working on the intersection of leisure, tune, AR, VR and cellular, the company infuses nowadays’s visionaries with the capital they want to turn into the next day’s leaders. Starting in 2020, the company took possession of Sansar, a multichannel virtual occasions platform that makes a speciality of turning reside presentations into impressive shared reports. Available on PC and suitable with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, Sansar permits artists to accomplish reside for international audiences, whilst permitting their lovers to really feel like extra hooked up and inspiring countless self-expression via customized avatars, branded products and extremely immersive, photorealistic virtual areas. For the newest updates on Sansar and upcoming presentations, cross to sansar.com, and observe Sansar on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. For updates on Wookey, head to wookey.com.
VRJAM is a answers supplier for real-time, virtual occasions and VR content material. Our answers empower endeavor shoppers to submit interactive, computer animated content material for international audiences the use of leading edge rapid streaming technology. VRJAM transforms the normal business type of reside occasions and empowers shoppers to enjoy modern, interactive content material within immersive environments. Our proprietary content material platform provides content material creators and publishers a brand new layout inside which to distribute content material and empowers manufacturers and artists to succeed in international audiences in new and thrilling tactics. Welcome to the way forward for virtual enjoy, that is VRJAM.
Agora is the main video, voice and reside interactive streaming platform. Our project is to make real-time engagement ubiquitous, permitting everybody to engage with any individual, anytime and anyplace. Our video, voice and reside interactive video SDKs assist builders ship wealthy in-app enjoy—together with embedded voice and video chat, real-time recording, interactive reside streaming, and real-time messaging—for users across gaming, social, training, leisure, and endeavor apps.