Jaunt at SXSW: Where to find us this week

by Nicole -

Cinematic virtual reality embodies the true spirit of SxSW the way few other things can. Part film, part technology, part music, it crosses into all aspects of this annual celebration of innovation and creativity. 

Jaunt will be all over at SXSW this week. We've got a VR event, a VIP party, and, best of all, sneak previews of not-yet-released content.  


Experience live-action Virtual Reality

View The North Face VR experience 

  • When: 10am-4pm daily, March 13-17

  • Where: Google Fiber space, 201 Colorado St.

  • What: take a sneak peek at our outdoor adventure experience, created in collaboration with The North Face. You'll feel like you can fly as you soar over valleys, reach the apex of climbers' ascents, and stand atop peaks in Yosemite National Park and Moab. Be the first to see this exciting footage ahead of it's public release next week!

  • Tags: #TheNorthFaceVR, @JauntVR, @TheNorthFace

View Big Sean in the first edition of Revolt VR

  • When: Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22 from 2-6pm

  • Where: REVOLT’s event on Rainey street - stay tuned for details

  • What: Come see Big Sean perform “Blessings” as if you were in the audience at his February 25th concert at the Hollywood & Highland Center, and party with REVOLT TV.

  • Tags: #RevoltVR, #JauntVR, @JauntVR

AR/VR Austin Event

  • When: Monday, March 16, 6:00-10:00pm

  • Where: Vuka, 411 W Monroe St

  • What: a showcase of the latest and greatest augmented reality and virtual reality technologies, with demonstrations from Jaunt, Seebright, Sixense, Cyberith, Nod, and more.

  • Reserve your ticket via Eventbrite

  • Tags: #ARVR

VIP Sunset Cocktail Party

  • When: Monday, March 16, 6:30-10:30pm

  • Where: The Iron Cactus rooftop, 606 Trinity St.

  • What: An invitation-only celebration held in conjunction with the Dutch Fellows. Meet Jaunt's executive team and get a special preview of latest content from Jaunt before it's available for download. Email info@jauntvr.com to request an invitation.

HEAR FROM OUR EXECUTIVES

Arthur van Hoff, CTO will be a part of the presentation “Ayrton Sennas lesson for international startups” hosted by Michiel Frackers  

  • When: Sunday, 3/15, 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Where: Hilton Salon D, 500 E 4th st

  • What: In this session, Dutch entrepreneur and investor Michiel Frackers explains why things are slowly changing for the better and how crowdfunding helps international startups to finally go for the gap on a global scale.

  • Tags: @avh, @michielfrackers, #sennastips

Scott Broock, VP of Content, will be at the panel “ Cinematic Virtual Reality: Immersive Storytelling ” hosted by New Deal Studios 

  • When: Sunday, 3/15, 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Where: Austin Suite, Austin Convention Center

  • What: Panelists will discuss their experiences mixing spectacle and story while trailblazing the new medium of virtual reality in their films "The Mission", "Kaiju Fury!" and "Black Mass" created in partnership with Jaunt VR.

  • Tags: @ScottBroock, @NewDealStudios, #DigitalDomain, #cinematicVR

Jens Christensen, CEO will be a part of the panel “The Future of Music in VR ” hosted by TechCrunch 

  • When: Tuesday, 3/17, 3:30-4:30pm

  • Where: Room 12AB, Austin Convention Center

  • What: What's better than the front row? Being on-stage with your favorite band, even if you're thousands of miles away. Virtual reality is creeping into music, and artists and their teams need to know what to do about it. Industry leaders will discuss how music listening and concerts will be affected by this new technology.

  • Tags: @JensBCh

As other opportunities to pop up throughout SxSW, be sure to follow us at @jauntvr on Twitter to find out where else you can find out how you can download content, get a free pop-up VR viewer for your phone, and meet the Jaunt VR team.

Like good social sharers, we'll be posting the cool things we see on Instagram, and you can keep up-to-date with our latest news and releases via Facebook, sign up for email updates, or learn more about our company and job opportunities on LinkedIn.

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