Disney-Backed Jaunt Launches Publishing Program for VR

Published by , August 8, 2016 4:06 am

(Variety)  Jaunt’s new publishing program allows filmmakers to upload their 360-degree videos and then include them in the Jaunt app on all major VR platforms. Jaunt’s publishing program also offers cloud-based transcoding and support for spacial audio. Once approved, content will be available through a deep link, which will automatically take users to the right app on their mobile or VR device. Currently, Jaunt supports iOS, Android, Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and 360 videos on the web.
Jaunt has raised around $100 million in funding to date. In September, it raised a $65 million Series C with participation from Disney, Evolution Media Partners and China Media Capital.

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