PALO ALTO, Calif. – December 22, 2016 – Jaunt Inc., the industry leader in cinematic virtual reality (VR), today announced the availability of its Jaunt VR App for the PlayStation®VR (PS VR) system. With the existing customer base of PlayStation®4 owners recently surpassing 50 million, the Jaunt VR App for PS VR brings cinematic virtual reality content right into the living rooms of millions of consumers. Jaunt’s entire catalog – including more than 150 high-quality and award-winning, immersive VR experiences spanning travel, sports, music, film, horror and more – is available to download today on all PlayStation 4 consoles.
For users with high-bandwidth internet connections, Jaunt for PS VR offers the same detailed video resolution and smooth low-latency head-tracking as Jaunt for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The user-friendly design of the PS VR headset, combined with the highly regarded cinematic content of Jaunt, provides consumers with a comfortable experience that enables immersion and engagement for longer periods of time.
“We’re thrilled to introduce our dynamic list of immersive VR experiences to users on a platform that is quickly evolving to be more than a gaming console,” said George Kliavkoff, president and CEO of Jaunt. “We’re committed to entertaining our users, wherever they may be. And the Jaunt VR App for PS VR not only brings hours of cinematic VR content to viewers worldwide, but also ensures that Jaunt continues to be available on every major consumer VR platform.”
The Jaunt VR App, including all content released to date, is available on PlayStation VR, iOS, Android, Gear VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and major desktop browsers.
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About Jaunt Inc.
Jaunt is pioneering the future of creative storytelling through cinematic virtual reality. Founded in 2013, Jaunt is the leading developer of the hardware, software, tools, and applications to enable cinematic VR and put the power of virtual reality in the hands of today’s best content creators. Jaunt works with leading creatives – from brands to artists to filmmakers – to create cutting-edge content accessible across all devices and platforms. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, the company also maintains a presence in Los Angeles, CA through its studio arm, Jaunt Studios; a European business office in London; and an engineering and development office in Amsterdam. In 2016, Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a VR company formed in partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC). Collectively, Jaunt produces branded and original VR content for audiences worldwide. Join @JauntVR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Jaunt’s investors include The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, China Media Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Square Garden Company, Peter Gotcher, Blake Krikorian, and Sky (corporate.sky.com). Experience more at www.jauntvr.com.
Double Forte for Jaunt
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