Google Welcome Party – IVRPA Las Vegas 2014 Conference

IVRPA is delighted to announce that our partner Google is sponsoring a BIG welcome reception  on the evening of Monday 26th with free food and drinks from 8 pm at the Tropicana pool area.

The event will be accompanied by an exhibition of the attendees work on several large HD screens and in print.
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How to expand your business through Google Maps Business View

Panoramic imagery will soon become the norm of how businesses present themselves to potential and existing customers. With this in mind, Google wants to help all small, medium size and large business get their business online with 360 degree virtual tours.

Google Maps Business View allows businesses to enhance their presence across Google with a premium quality, 360 degree virtual tour powered by Street View technology.

In this talk, Soufi Esmaeilzadeh will describe the program, explain how panoramic photographers can become certified Google partners authorized to sell Business View to local businesses in their area, and share case studies of how existing photographers in the program have built successful businesses using the platform.

360 Degree Video, a Whole New Market is Born

Let’s face it, 360 degree video is not just a toy or a cool trend, but a real new emerging market.

The Oculus Rift buyout by Facebook is not something that happens by mistake, it happens because a huge new market is up ahead.

In this talk Alexandre Jenny will share his insight about this new market. He will also give details about all the tools that are being produced at Kolor to be able to get to a mature workflow, from hardware to recording up to the final service of publishing and hosting these immersive videos.

Kolor Eyes 360° video on Android:

Kolor 360° video on Oculus Rift:

Be prepared for the very best.

Kolor Virtual Tour Solutions: 2014 Diary – Present & Future

2014 saw a big step forward in the world of virtual tour creation with the release of Panotour Pro 2.0 from Kolor. HTML5 has become a standard feature, with virtual tours compatible with any modern device (smartphones, tablets, computers).

The goal of this new version is to offer more features, more customization while keeping the application easy to use, without the need of programming.

The Livepano plugin offers a new experience within the virtual tours, by displaying video zones above the 360° photographic content.
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Advanced Image Editing for Panoramic Photography

Aleksandr Reznik is a long time member of the 360° VR panoramic photography community, and recently he has became known to a larger group of people with his great patience and skills as he assisted to finish some work of our Facebook-friends with great results.

In this workshop Aleksandr  will show several  techniques he uses for his work at This includes:
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Fulldome Immersion – Capturing and Creating Content for the Dome

Matthew Mascheri, President of Dome3D, will present an introduction to the immersive world of fulldome content creation.  Domes theaters present audiences with an unparalleled immersive screen, and while primarily used in an educational setting, domes (both portable and fixed) are beginning to be used as an artistic and commercial venue.
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VR Panoramic Photography Conference