Buffalo Seminary VR/360

Buffalo Seminary hosts an open house tonight to introduce potential students to a “tradition of forward thinking” education.

They will also be unveiling their new VR/360 student marketing campaign entitled, “Day In the Life,” produced by Crosswater.

The project took a year in the making, capturing all the special events and experiences that are part of the daily life at the private all-girls school.

Buffalo Seminary is no stranger to forward thinking. In addition to the immersive marketing video, they have partnered with Crosswater on the development of a VR/AI language learning experience for their students.

Nancy Fernandez, Crosswater’s Director of Immersive Education, said “We need more women in the tech sector for representational purposes, cutting out some unintended bias and breaking the age old stereotype that tech is a man’s job. It’s (the VR/AI lab) a pipeline from high school to high tech.”

Visit their website to learn more : www.buffaloseminary.org

#VR #virtualreality #VReducation #BuffaloSeminary #womenintech #tech #innovative #VRmarketing #buffalo #welcometothefuture



Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
“The best anti-poverty program is a world-class education.” former President Obama remarked in a State of the Union speech.

Here at Crosswater, we firmly agree with that statement, which is why we are dedicated to creating quality educational VR/360 content to inspire students of all socio-economic backgrounds. Our intent is to spark the imagination in young minds with immersive content that has greater retention value and enables them to absorb and understand more of what is achievable. We invite you to share your thoughts on how we can collectively work together to make education fun, and accessible to everyone, and contribute to the eradication of poverty worldwide.

#EndPoverty #VReducation #innovative #VR #learning #poverty #Obama #technology #welcometothefuture #navigator

Therapeutic VR

Enjoy the soothing serenity of this tranquil scene in VR/360!

Crosswater’s west coast Immersive Director and adventurer, Russell, continues to explore engaging landscapes to add to Crosswater’s immersive content library. This scene is from his rugged hike to Goat Rocks Lake, in Washington State, where Russell earned the new moniker, “Virtual Sherpa”! Stay tuned for glimpses of the many other stunning landscapes and parks, and educational content, that Crosswater’s teams have captured in Immersive VR/360 video.

Keep an eye out for our upcoming announcement on where you’ll be able to access our library of experiences for medical and higher education, training, mindfulness programs, and other therapeutic applications. What stock VR/360 footage would you like to see in the library? We welcome your thoughts!

View on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crosswaterdigital/photos/a.625132030873646/1842716602448510/?type=3&theater

#VR #immersive #virtualreality #stockfootage #spatialaudio #washingtonstate #GoatRocksLake

VR/360 at UB

VR is alive and prospering in the UB Community!
Crosswater and members of UB Faculty, will be demonstrating the educational opportunities for immersive media at the University at Buffalo Center for Educational Innovation’s first ever ‘Technology Showcase’.
The showcase will highlight Crosswater’s partners at the Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, as well as examples from the Computational and Data Enabled Science and Engineering Program and the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences, all of whom have integrated immersive technological innovations into their curriculum.
If you’re interested in learning the possibilities, The Technology Showcase runs from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday in the Faculty Collaboration Studio, 6 Norton Hall, North Campus. RSVP’s are appreciated but not required —> http://www.buffalo.edu/ubcei/faculty-engagement/showcase/showcase-rsvp.html
University at Buffalo School of Law University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied… University at Buffalo School of Nursing
#Virtualreality #VR #innovative #MedicalVR #innovation #creativity #immersive #UB #VRproduction #buffalo #VRtraining #VRlearning #welcometothefuture


While consumer adoption of VR/360 technology has been a bit slower than expected by industry experts, there is one use that continues to see steady growth; Education.
Facebook owned, Oculus, is reconfirming the industry’s dedication to using Immersive media to revolutionize educational standards around the world. Recently, they announced that they are providing Oculus Rift and Oculus GO headsets to schools around the world, to familiarize teachers with using the technology, and continue to measure the effectiveness of this method.
Crosswater has been dedicated to the use of Immersive VR/360 content in education for years. Contact Crosswater at (716) 884-8486, crosswater@crosswater.net, Facebook Messenger, or LinkedIn for more information, or if you’re curious about the advantages of VR in Education.
#VR #education #learning #EDchat #immersive #360video #mediaproduction #VReducation #virtualreality #experience #oculus #facebook #school #vrproduction #buffalo #welcometothefuture https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/28/17792166/oculus-vr-rift-go-headsets-education-classrooms-taiwan-japan-seattle

VR is Maturing

VR has reached a tipping point in its introductory process to our mainstream culture.

According to Gartner, a research company, VR is “rapidly approaching a much more mature stage, which moves it off the emerging technology class of innovation profiles.”

This comes as more and more people have adopted the limitless potential of using VR in all realms, not just for gaming and entertainment.

VR’s potential is exponential, and we at Crosswater cannot wait to see where it’s headed!

#VR #virtualreality #gartner #mature #innovation #technology #potential #immersion #360video #vrproduction #buffalo #welcometothefuture


Dan on a B-17

Crosswater’s Audio Engineer, VR/360 producer, and avid airplane enthusiast, Dan, had a chance to ride in a B-17 recently.
Here are some pictures that he captured on the ride. He brought along the Garmin VIRB to capture a VR/360 aerial view of Buffalo.
Stay tuned to Crosswater’s social media pages to see the exclusive Immersive VR/360 content from inside of the B-17.
#B17 #plane #vr #360video #immersive #experience #vrproduction #buffalo #welcometothefuture


Crosswater’s co-founder and composer, John Michael Adamo, had fun last week making a new rendition of the Cellino & Barnes jingle for the #cellinoandbarneschallenge. So much fun that he’s decided to create another! This one has a very dark and mysterious feel.

John has written every iteration of the jingle for the last 20+ years. We nominate you! Do your own cover of the iconic jingle on any instrument you’d like and post it to social media. Include the hashtag #cellinoandbarneschallenge to be included with the hundreds of others who have completed the internet challenge.

#music #jingle #internetchallenge #cellinoandbarnes#mediaproduction #Buffalo


Cellino and Barnes Challenge

Crosswater’s co-founder and composer, John Michael Adamo, has written every iteration of the iconic jingle for Cellino & Barnes for the past 20+ years.

Now, the tune’s legacy lives on in a humorous fashion with the latest internet craze, the #cellinoandbarneschallenge. Post your own cover of the song to social media. Include the hashtag #cellinoandbarneschallenge to join the hundreds of others who have already participated.

Broadway stars Katharine McPhee & Erich Bergen’s cover is including in this link from 7 Eyewitness News WKBW.

#challenge #cellinoandbarnes #jingle #audiosignature#custommusic #Buffalo #mediaproduction #musicproduction#audioproduction

Oculus TV

Oculus just announced their newest feature in VR: Oculus TV. This feature is for lovers of technology and entertainment.
The app allows you to stream your favorite movies and TV shows to a flatscreen television in a virtual space. Oculus claims that it is equivalent to watching TV on a 180-inch screen.
This is just another example of how VR is changing the ways that we interact with technology.
#OculusTV #oculus #VR #Virtualreality #technology #streaming #expereince #innovative #welcometothefuture https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/25/17500614/oculus-tv-vr-television-streaming-hub-launch