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Jaunt launches major VR effort in China

Just days after its CEO stepped down, Silicon Valley virtual reality company Jaunt said it has started producing VR content in China for worldwide distribution. Jaunt has received $100 million in funding, including millions from Disney. The new operation was formed in partnership with Chinese media giants Shanghai Media Group and China Media Capital. The … Continue reading “Jaunt launches major VR effort in China”

Just days after its CEO stepped down, Silicon Valley virtual reality company Jaunt said it has started producing VR content in China for worldwide distribution. Jaunt has received $100 million in funding, including millions from Disney.

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The new operation was formed in partnership with Chinese media giants Shanghai Media Group and China Media Capital. The former will also invest in Jaunt’s U.S.-based efforts. Jaunt China will function, much like its American counterpart, as an end-to-end VR production and distribution platform, and will utilize the company’s high-end VR camera.

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Daniel Terdiman is a San Francisco-based technology journalist with nearly 20 years of experience. A veteran of CNET and VentureBeat, Daniel has also written for Wired, The New York Times, Time, and many other publications

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