Bjork Releases Latest VR Music Video Using Motion Capture

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Bjork has released the latest in a string of VR music videos from her album


online. This 2D YouTube cut of the VR video, which premiered at the 

2016 Airwaves Festival, presents a lit-up, motion captured Bjork dancing underwater.

"We wanted the surfaces to alter materials, emit light, and look interesting throughout the entire piece, as it was driven by the underlying motion-capture performance," Matt Chandler of London-based VFX studio




. "The dark, ominous atmosphere is dissolved as she literally grows into a light-charged entity surrounded by hypnotic fluid motions."

Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones directed the experience. Watch below and read more





VITEC'S MGW Ace is the First HEVC Encoder to Receive the U.S. Department of Defense's JITC Certification

VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its MGW Ace Encoder — the industry-leading HEVC video streaming appliance engineered to deliver broadcast-grade, low-latency video streams — is the first HEVC encoder to receive certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). JITC also certified VITEC's MGW Pico and Pico TOUGH encoders.