Author Archives: Forest Key

Adaptive 360 VR Video Streaming

We’re having a lot of fun at the Pixvana working on various VR storytelling technologies, what we have termed “XR Storytelling” as we are thinking broadly about both AR and VR but also xR, such as virtual reality caves, and … Continue reading

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Clear Example of VR Video Assembly

Here’s some really clear images and videos that illustrate a VR Video assembly process using a 6 camera go-pro rig.  This isn’t meant as a comprehensive how-to, rather, just a visual only guide that I will be using in presentations … Continue reading

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Why VR Video Will Be BIG

A lot of my friends have asked me why i’ve plunged into starting a new company, and, why / how i chose building a VR Video Platform specifically as an area for software innovation?  I think i can succinctly summarize as: … Continue reading

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Pixvana is a lovely word, and i will make it MINE!

I’ve got a new favorite word that i’m investing energy in imbuing with greenedness: Pixvana. Pixvana is evocative of video delivery and virtual reality, and has its very own domain at http://www.pixvana.com.  I really like the combination of the pixel and … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon River Expedition with Hatch as Outfiter

My Family and I just completed a marvelous 9 day expedition on the Colorado River from Lees Landing launch, down through the marvelous Grand Canyon National Park.  We used Hatch as our expedition outfitter/organizer and we were absolutely thrilled with … Continue reading

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F80 BMW m3 Kidney Grill Replacement Install

I changed the kidney grill “bib” from the factory chrome to a matching black; this is apparently pretty common cosmetic upgrade/change, and it was ultimately pretty easy to do–however, i found the online documentation/help to be a bit confusing so … Continue reading

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Play It Again Sports & Ski Seattle Location = SUCKS

It has been nearly 3 years but i’m still smarting over the horrendous customer experience that I had at the Play It Again Sports & Ski store in downtown Seattle (the one by REI’s flagship store).  Every time I drive … Continue reading

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