ImmerVision and Quanta Partner to Put Live 360-Degree Video Capture and Viewing at Billions of Fingertips Worldwide
BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Business Wire/Korea Newswire) February 19, 2016 -- Today, ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical and imaging technology announced a partnership with Quanta Computer, the world’s largest notebook computer maker and a leading global ODM with extensive R&D, product development, manufacturing and supply capabilities.
Together, the companies are bringing live 360-degree imaging technology to the mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), and Virtual Reality (VR) marketplaces, giving users the ability to simultaneously capture and view live streamed high-definition sphere-shots and videos, onto any cloud platform system or virtual reality headsets, smartphones, tablets and other displays—just start shooting and instantaneous live viewing to any audience, anywhere and at any time.
Whether it’s sharing the finals of a football match, the real-time romance of a gondola ride along Venetian canals, or the much anticipated reunion between grand-parents and their new born niece, the potential for billions of mobile users to broadcast immersive 360-degree video from their Apple or Android device is literally at hand.
“Partnering with Quanta marks a new, exciting era for ImmerVision; one in which we will see the development of revolutionary applications for 360-degree video capture and streaming,” says Alessandro Gasparini, Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at ImmerVision. “Combining ImmerVision’s deep expertise in 360-degree imaging technology with Quanta’s one-stop shop capabilities ensures that cutting-edge immersive and VR technology will be at every end-user’s fingertips.”
A visionary computer manufacturer with proven strengths in product design, development, manufacturing and international distribution, Quanta is well positioned to incorporate ImmerVision’s 360-degree panomorph lenses and viewing technology into high-quality and cost-effective products for the consumer electronics market.
“As the only company in the world to offer simultaneous, high-definition 360-degree image capture and processing technology, ImmerVision gives us a unique competitive edge in the rapidly changing and insatiable consumer marketplace,” says Ted Chang, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Quanta Computer. “We are delighted to be developing immersive and VR products with panomorph imaging technologies that consumers and businesses world-wide can use to radically enhance their lives.”
ImmerVision and Quanta will be demonstrating their latest product developments in live 360-degree imaging and viewing at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona from February 22 to 25, 2016.
Leading innovation in 360-degree panoramic imaging, ImmerVision licenses its patented panomorph optical and software technology to global lens producers, product manufacturers and software developers. Panomorph lenses are the only ones that can be adapted to any camera, any sensor, and any consumer, commercial and government market. ImmerVision Enables is the recognized standard for 360-degree solutions and applications.www.immervisionenables.com
Quanta Computer is a Fortune Global 500 Company, the world‘s largest manufacturer of notebook computers and other technology products. Quanta provides innovative products with leading technology that range from information, communication, networking, consumer electronics, and car electronics to cloud computing solutions. Founded in 1988, Quanta Computer is headquartered in Taiwan with major operation facilities set up in Asia, Canada, North America, South America, and Europe. Quanta Group currently employs over 120,000 employees worldwide with consolidated revenues exceeded US$30 billion for fiscal year 2014. For further information, please visit Quanta Computer’s website at www.quantatw.com
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