Toronto Star Article

The Toronto Star published an article detailing the innovations to long term Dementia care that are being implemented by our Canadian partners, Primacare Living Solutions.

Crosswater is their exclusive provider of Immersive VR/360 experiences, designed to soothe Dementia patients with relaxing content. Their dedication has been reaffirmed with the adoption of UK based Dementia Care Matters’ Butterfly Model of Care, which has gaining global adoption in Ireland, Australia, the US, and now Canada.

Crosswater is proud to be apart of such a forward thinking team that is dedicated to improving the quality of life for so many who suffer from the impacts of Dementia.

#immersive #VR #Virtualreality #dementiacare #alzheimers #longtermcare #canada #USA #buffalo #welcometothefuture https://www.thestar.com/news/investigations/2018/10/24/nursing-home-chain-starts-big-shift-toward-new-care-model.html?fbclid=IwAR29EpRE19sxOTOfDGplQlggr9b2jEaKndZV0Vp2eBsG1IbsHiuTu6WfwXo

VR Medical Training

Crosswater renews its dedication to VR for medical training this week at UB.
Crosswater’s Immersive VR/360 producers are back at the University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in the Behling Simulation Center to capture an Emergency Code Scenario. In the future, simulations like these can provide students with the chance to experience what challenges they’ll face before they even have to step foot in the ER, or any other hospital setting where a code may occur.
Curious? Ask us questions about our work with UB and the Jacobs School of Medicine, and the benefits that immersive media is bringing to the next generation of physicians’ education.
Get a taste of our VR/360 experiences by taking this Crosswater produced virtual tour of the beautiful Jacobs School of Medicine.
#UB #UBmed #jacobsschoolofmedicine #VR #VRtraining #VRproduction #buffalo #immersion #learning #welcometothefuture #ER #EmergencyCode #Codeblue

VR Training US Army

The U.S. Army is using immersive VR/360 media for training purposes.

They have been creating realistic 3D simulations of various scenarios to introduce soldiers to accurate combat experiences. These first iterations of VR training are expected to “enable units to enter live training at a much higher level of proficiency,” according to Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center-Training.

VR Training is becoming widely accepted and practiced as a legitimate form of job training for nearly any profession in almost every industry.

Contact Crosswater to learn more about the benefits VR Training.

#VR #VRtraining #Army #USArmy #360video #VRproduction #buffalo #immersion #welcometothefuture
https://vrroom.buzz/vr-news/tech/us-soldiers-will-get-advanced-vr-training-tools

 

VR/360 Dementia Care

Here’s a shot of our Canadian partners, Primacare Living Solutions, trying out the Crosswater-produced VR/360 Dementia care content.

This, coupled with implementing UK-based Dementia Care Matters’ ‘Butterfly Model’ in their facilities, solidifies their dedication to improving the quality of life for their Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients.

Crosswater will be there with them every step of the way on this project, dubbed ‘The Albert Project’, to create all Immersive VR/360 environments and soundscapes to elicit the most impactful and meaningful results.

#primacare #dementia #VRmedical #VRtherapy #alzheimers #canada #butterflyproject #albertproject #immersive #welcometothefuture #musicforthemind #VRforhealth #caretakers #caregivers

#GetToKnowYourCustomersDay

Today is #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay, and we’d love to get to know each and every one of you! We’ll start.
We are Crosswater Digital Media, the Immersive Spatialists! Since 1991, Crosswater has been providing its clients with imaginative audio and video content as well as original music that engages, informs, and influences audiences. Regardless of the business or profession – from medical, to education, to research, to entertainment, and to all others – Crosswater creates memorable productions in both traditional and new media formats, including VR/360, AR, MR, and spatial audio.
Message us to learn more about what we can offer. Now it’s your turn! Message us or leave a comment to let us know a little bit about you and your business or personal objectives!
#customers #meetandgreet #VR #mediaproduction #video #audio #music #production #buffalo #immersive #welcometothefuture

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

#AI #XR

#endPoverty

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

VR Vaccinations for Kids

For a lot of kids, getting pricked by a needle during their vaccinations is a stressful and painful experience. VR can help remove a lot of the pain and fear that they experience at the doctor’s office.

Watch this short video to see how pediatricians in Brazil have begun using VR to immerse kids into a fantasy world, distracting them from the vaccines as they are administered.

#VR #virtualreality #vaccine #distractiontherapy #VRtherapy #VRforkids #VRforGood #aNewWay #immersive #perspective #welcometothefuture

BroomX Demonstration in LA

Crosswater’s LA based Immersive Director, Russell Vargo, will be hosting a demonstration of the BROOMX Technologies‘ MK 360 Player, a first-of-its-kind Immersive VR/360 projector. This new projector turns your empty walls into a canvas for immersive media, and its practical uses are virtually limitless.
Russell will be demonstrating this breakthrough technology tomorrow, October 13th, at the LAVA art show, from 11am-6pm, located at the Creative Technology Center in Los Angeles. Special thanks to Director and Artist at Los Angeles Video Artists, Eddy Vajarakitipongse, for inviting Russell to showcase the BROOMX experience.
 
Crosswater is BROOMX’s exclusive North American sales representative. Let us help you tailor fit a virtual experience for your hospital room, event, trade show, classroom, therapy center, or waiting room! Contact us at (716) 884-8486, crosswater@crosswater.net, Facebook Messenger, or LinkedIn for more information.
 
#BroomX #immersive #media #mediaproduction #360video #LA #LAEvent #technology #VR #360projection #VRproduction #welcometothefuture

Spatial Audio in Music

Seeing live music always a great experience for music lovers, partly because the intimacy of acoustic sound in a room makes us feel the presence of the music more so than listening to a stereo recording.
Spatial Audio is evolving the way that producers create music and the way that we listen to music. New recording and mixing techniques reflect the way we receive sound in real life, creating intense and rich soundscapes you would experience if you were actually there.
Crosswater’s Audio Engineers have been dedicated to Spatial Audio for years, and are ready to incorporate these new and exciting methods into your mix. Tag a musician, and tell them to consult Crosswater about how these methods could be incorporated into their music!
#music #musicimmersion #mediaproduction #buffalo #sounddesign #spatialaudio #soundscape #musicproduction #composer #immersion #welcometothefuture