A research-based approach can improve services and treatments. Not just for our benefit, but also for future generations of physicians, clinicians, educators, and patients. . Crosswater’s team is committed to advancing evidence-based medical therapeutic and training solutions, education methods, & Alzheimer’s treatments through the power of VR/360 content and other valuable immersive solutions in Extended Reality……

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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…

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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…

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Are you a big sports fan? Soon the way that you watch sports could be improved thanks to the introduction of VR/360 technology to the industry. The NBA is starting a new trend this season by introducing live VR viewing parties on their NBA League PASS. 26 games over the 2018-2019 season will be filmed…

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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…

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You may have missed that Facebook-owned Oculus, has announced its newest model of VR headset; The Oculus Quest. This new model has similar functionality of desktop based headsets, but it does not require a fancy computer and it does not have any cumbersome wires!   Slated to hit the market in the spring of 2019…

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The next iteration of Oculus’ VR headset has been introduced by Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. The new model will combine the benefits of existing VR headsets and minimize the negative aspects that are common complaints. Oculus Quest will be wireless and will not require a powerful PC to operate, but it will still hold the…

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What’s all the buzz in the media production community? Spatial Audio! Spatial Audio is audio captured by a special, ambisonic microphone and is processed by audio encoders designed to create a 360 soundscape that interacts with immersive VR/360 experiences. A wide array of ambisonic microphones have been introduced recently, which speaks to the industry’s commitment…

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Are you interested in learning more about how Immersive media can benefit you? Do you have any experience with immersive media that you’d like to share with others? Crosswater is interested in your ideas, and we hope you’ll consider joining our new Facebook Group! We believe that creative collaboration is the key to everyone’s success,…

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Virtual Reality has been adopted by many different industries for many different purposes. One of the most common purposes for Immersive VR/360 Media is it’s use in job training. The manufacturing industry has seen a large drop-off in skilled workers. They have been searching for innovative training methods to prepare prospective employees for their jobs…

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