Best 3D model file format for your augmented reality applications

The Best 3D Model File Format for your AR Applications

The sheer abundance of 3D modeling tools and file formats is overwhelming, and picking the best 3D model format for your AR application can therefore be rather frustrating and confusing. Every file format has different features and limitations, some can only be exported from specific (and expensive) software tools, and not all of them can

Create first VR app for free with Headjack

Create your first VR app for free!

As a software as a service company, Headjack generates revenue from monthly subscription payments. However, people obviously want to try before they buy. There are several options in this case, for example: 30-day trial period of the full product, like Adobe Free until certain usage limits, like Amazon AWS and MailChimp Free until a certain

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

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

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