April 26, 2016

Disney goes virtual with Nokia Technologies

Nokia and Disney used OZO to create two 360 videos for the April premiere of Disney’s “The Jungle Book” - the red carpet and cast interview.
Nokia and Disney used OZO to create two 360 videos for the April premiere of Disney’s “The Jungle Book” - the red carpet and cast interview.
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Finland’s Nokia Technologies has announced a new, multi-year agreement with The Walt Disney Studios.

The deal sees Nokia Technologies providing its OZO virtual reality camera and associated software to enable the creation of virtual reality (VR) content to complement Disney’s theatrical releases.

OZO was launched in November last year.

OZO was launched in November last year.

Nokia

“Virtual reality represents a new frontier in storytelling, and we’re thrilled to be bringing this VR technology to the team at Disney,” states Ramzi Haidamus, president at Nokia Technologies. “OZO will help Disney bring their film properties to life in new ways through immersive entertainment experiences, and our focus will be on helping them get the most out of VR as they begin to uncover all that it has to offer.”

OZO is the world’s first and sole virtual reality camera for professional content creators. The camera offers real-time VR preview, 3D 360 degree spatial audio and video capture, full compatibility with professional workflows and multiple head mounted displays. It also significant reduces post-production time, complexity and cost.

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