EEVO, a startup powering VR apps for a BBC and others, raises $1.3M


EEVO‘s goal, in a difference of co-founder and CEO Alejandro Dinsmore, is “democratizing a origination and smoothness of immersive experiences.”

In other words, a Brooklyn startup aims to assistance publishers and other calm creators build practical existence practice for smartphones though creation a large investment. In fact, to use EEVO’s “Composer,” they usually need 360-degree video and other media resources — no programming required.

EEVO initial lifted $1 million in angel appropriation in 2015. Since then, it participated in Techstars NYC and recently sealed another $1.3 million in appropriation from Eagle Advisors, FundersClub, 37 Angels and others.

It also supposing a record behind a new Taster smartphone app from a BBC, that offers practical existence practice tied to BBC shows like Planet Earth II.

“The record EEVO supply for a BBC Taster VR app for iPhone and Android creates formulating interactive 360 video a lot easier than it has been before,” pronounced BBC Senior Product Manager David Johnston in a statement. “The Composer window is elementary adequate that a calm writer can use it though has adequate complexity that we can try sparkling new formats for the medium.”

Dinsmore pronounced that publishers like a BBC are reduction focused on attracting a outrageous assembly for their VR initiatives, and some-more on saying how people respond as they experiment. And when that’s a goal, it creates reduction clarity to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a singular plan — instead, publishers need to find collection that concede them to emanate VR calm fast and consistently.

“One of a engaging shifts that we see in a ecosystem is a fixing between expectations and existence is most closer,” Dinsmore said.  “People are looking to build an inner capability around formulating constrained practice in VR and AR, rather than perplexing to get 1 million downloads of a VR app.”

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