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  • IBC 2017 Presentations

    VRIF President, Rob Koenen (Tiledmedia, TNO) presented in the Future Reality Zone at IBC 2017. Check out his presentation, Future Trends in Immersive Media VRIF and DASH-IF held as Super Session at IBC 2017 featuring: Bertrand Darnault, Engineering Manager, Video – Hulu Steve Robertson, Software Engineer, YouTube – Google Youtube Ed Tiedemann, Senior Vice President, Engineering […]

  • VR Industry Forum to present first draft of its industry guidelines at IBC 2017

    Guidelines will enable delivery of high quality VR experiences, emphasizing interoperability in an open ecosystem Amsterdam. September 13, 2017 – The Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) – formed to further the widespread availability of high quality audiovisual VR experiences for the benefit of consumers – today announced it will be presenting a draft of its […]

  • Tiledmedia joins VRIF

    VRIF continues to grow with Tiledmedia becoming the 40th member to join the forum since launching at CES in January 2017. Tiledmedia develops technology for very low-latency delivery of extremely high-resolution video content to consumer devices, including head-mounted devices and 2D screens. As its name suggests, Tiledmedia’s technology rely on tiled streaming. Its products enable […]

  • Why The Next Big Move In The $6.6B Advertising Industry Is A Tech, Entertainment Mix

    VR Industry Forum was mentioned in Forbes.com on June 21st, 2017. Read the full article Why The Next Big Move In The $6.6B Advertising Industry Is A Tech, Entertainment Mix here.

  • Call for VR360 Content

    VRIF’s initial focus is on Three Degrees-of-Freedom (3-DoF) video and audio. VRIF is now calling for content, to build a content library with material for the purpose of providing public test vectors that may be used by content providers, service providers as reference, and by manufacturers of applications and devices to test implementations against the […]

  • Growing VR Industry Forum to present its work and plans at NAB 2017

    Las Vegas, 20 April 2017 – Following its successful launch at CES in January this year, the Virtual Reality Industry Forum Inc. (VRIF) will hold an open meeting at NAB 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Sunday, April 23rd from 1pm to 2pm, where the Forum will discuss its progress on ongoing work […]

  • VR Industry Forum Determined to Prevent Bad Consumer Experiences and Ecosystem Fragmentation

    There are fears that even at this early stage, the market for virtual reality (VR) media is fragmenting, explaining the urgency with which the new VR Industry Forum (VRIF) wants to establish voluntary guidelines for what a high-quality VR experience should feel like and how to create, distribute and protect it. The organisation was officially launched at CES earlier this month and we should see some of its voluntary guidelines, describing best practice, published this year. [Read more]

  • VR Industry Forum Formed to Boost Adoption of VR Services

    28 major companies collaborate to promote the adoption and end-to-end
    interoperability of VR across key media and entertainment sectors [Read more]