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Radiant Images partners with Headjack

Radiant Images Partners with Headjack

When Hollywood needs a high-end VR rig or custom built technology, they contact Radiant Images. That’s why we are proud to announce that Radiant Images has officially partnered with Headjack to give their premium clientele access to an easy, fast and reliable way to distribute their VR content in the highest possible quality. This partnership

HEVC, H.265, VP9, VP10, Dalaa, and the future of video codecs

HEVC, VP9 and The Future of Video Codecs

I recently compared the encoding settings used by several leading VR distribution platforms, including YouTube, Jaunt, Littlstar and Samsung VR. The conclusion: apart from YouTube, all of these major platforms still rely on the 14 year old (!!) H.264/AVC codec, instead of the more recent and much more efficient H.265/HEVC or VP9 codecs, resulting in

How to create an Android Keystore file

The following tutorial guides you through the steps to generate a keystore file required to build an Android app for submission to the Google Play Store. We will be using the software KeyStore Explorer to generate the keystore file and Headjack to build the Cardboard VR Play Store App. The screenshots in this tutorial were

[SOLVED] Thread Priority Security Exception on Gear VR

Ever received the annoying “Thread priority security exception. Make sure the APK is signed.” message when trying to open a Gear VR app that did not come from the Oculus Store? Well, there can be three reasons for this message: The app does not contain any Oculus signature (osig) files The app contains Oculus signature files, but

Fifty Shades Darker Maquerade Ball VR Experience

Fifty Shades Darker Encoding Showdown

We worked closely with the producers of the Fifty Shades Darker: The Masquerade Ball VR experience, to help them create a Headjack-powered app for Gear VR. To maximize eyeballs, this spicy piece of VR content was spread out to nearly every outlet possible. From YouTube and Facebook, to Jaunt and Samsung VR, and even an embedded

VR Interface Competition $10.000

VR Interface Competition – Earn $10.000 With Your Design

The Challenge   Create an intuitive interface for virtual reality video apps   Prize Overview The VR Interface Competition is a $10.000 competition, challenging designers and developers from around the world to create an intuitive interface for virtual reality video apps. The person or team with the best interface receives $7500 in prize money and

VR Interface Competition – Official Rules

THIS IS A PROMOTIONAL COMPETITION. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THE PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. Winners are responsible for any taxes, customs, duties, costs, expenses and

Create VR Apps with Unity

Why Headjack?

October 2014 I had dinner with a good friend of mine from high school, Thierry. He had been researching upcoming technologies to figure out how to bring an unforgettable trip to Villa Borghese in Rome to people’s living rooms. He believed VR was the answer, and convinced me to stop the businesses I was working

How to create a 360º video app with Headjack

Headjack allows you to easily create and manage 360º video apps to distribute your content to the various VR headsets in the highest possible quality. But what steps do you need to take to create your own fully functioning, multi-platform app? Read on to learn just that!     Sign up The first step is