As OTOY Inc.’s “Render the Metaverse” virtual reality art competition enters its second month, the company today announced the start of its OctaneRender Cloud beta, enabling contestants to render their 360-degree panoramic VR scene entries in the cloud for free.
OTOY is pleased to announce the three winning submissions for the first month of the “Render the Metaverse” VR contest, along with commentary from our panel of judges. Congratulations to the winners and all those who participated. We look forward to the next month of entries!
At FMX 2015 cloud graphics company, OTOY Inc., announced the first ever capture of a spherical light field of a real world environment used to produce a completely accurate, navigable scene in virtual reality. The landmark achievement is an important step to achieving photorealistic live action VR experiences that allow users to move around scenes rather than simply look around and moves the industry closer to achieving full presence in a VR experience.
OTOY Inc. today announced “Render the Metaverse,” a virtual reality art competition for 360-degree VR images, giving artists the chance to win up to $35,000 for bringing fantastic virtual worlds to life. Sponsored by Oculus, the panoramic VR contest invites artists to explore virtual reality rendering, arming them with OTOY’s free OctaneVR rendering software and letting them produce stunning 360-degree panoramic images that can be explored in Oculus and OTOY apps on the Samsung Gear VR Innovation Edition for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S6, and Galaxy S6 Edge.
World’s best production-ready GPU renderer in OctaneRender 3, versatile ORBX media format for navigable, baked 3D scenes, OctaneRender Cloud for the next generation of content creation and distribution, and even greater support of third-party applications make up OTOY’s largest ever update.
OctaneVR lets artists on any budget create hyper-realistic cinematic experiences for VR and AR using a free, feature-complete version of OTOY’s acclaimed OctaneRender VFX software.
Collaborating with New Deal Studios and Immersive Media, OTOY showcases the next generation of fan entertainment for the NHL, delivering unique experiences only possible through virtual reality.
WB., Blue Ribbon Content, DC Entertainment and OTOY preview upcoming Batman: The Animated Series VR experience at Stanford University. Bruce Timm, Paul Dini and Kevin Conroy add their talents to the light field content based on the Emmy®-winning television series.
Razer's Forge TV, powered by OTOY's ORBX streaming technology, won the “Best of CES” awards. The Android TV was selected as Engadget’s “Best Gaming” and “People’s Choice” winner. OTOY's tech impressed the crowd as it set the benchmark for frames per second and ultra-low latency gaming.
Cloud graphics company, OTOY Inc., today announced that its award-winning X.IO App Streaming service is now in open beta and available for developers and independent software vendors (ISVs) worldwide.