Digital Domain bolsters virtual reality and 360 video capabilities with addition of sprawly
2017年03月07日LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital Domain, one of the largest and most innovative providers of visual effects and immersive experiences, today announced that it has brought on Sprawly, makers of an advanced 360° video toolset that enables creative professionals to build interactive virtual reality experiences without the use of code. Sprawly’s founders, Bobby Alexis and Eric Neuman, will join the Digital Domain team, expanding Digital Domain’s VR and 360° video capabilities.
“Sprawly’s experience at providing tools for the VR community makes them an ideal addition to Digital Domain,” said Amit Chopra, Executive Director and COO, Digital Domain. “Eric Neuman’s expertise around 360° video interactivity and platform development will be a key skillset for building out our VR Platform, while Bobby Alexis will focus on expanding our footprint in VR and 360° video services across a number of sectors.”
“We’re excited to join forces with Digital Domain to help push the boundaries of VR and redefine what’s possible,” said Bobby Alexis. “Our talents line up nicely with Digital Domain’s set of services, platform agnostic approach to immersive media, and overall company goals.”
The addition of Sprawly marks another major step forward for Digital Domain as the company continues to extend its industry leadership in producing and distributing VR content.
About Digital Domain
Digital Domain creates transportive experiences that entertain, inform and inspire. The company is a pioneer in many fields, including visual effects, livestreaming landmark events in 360° virtual reality, building situational awareness applications, creating “virtual humans” for use in films and live events, and developing interactive content. A creative force in visual effects and media applications, Digital Domain and its predecessor entities have brought artistry and technology to hundreds of motion pictures, commercials, video games, music videos and virtual reality experiences. Its groundbreaking visual effects appear in films such as "Titanic," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and recent blockbusters "Furious 7" and "Deadpool." Staff artists have won more than 100 major awards, including Academy Awards, Clios, BAFTA awards and Cannes Lions. Digital Domain has offices in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei and Hong Kong. Digital Domain Holdings Limited (www.ddhl.com) is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code 547). For more information, visit www.digitaldomain.com.