Published: June 21, 2018

SweetRush Enables VR Tour Building

Built by SweetRush SPARK, Scene Studio dramatically reduces the time needed to produce a Virtual Reality 360º Tour.

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Carolina Montero

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SweetRush’s Scene Studio Enables Virtual Reality 360º Tour Building

San Francisco, Calif., June 20, 2018 — To meet the increasing demand for Virtual Reality (VR) projects, SweetRush has developed an in-house tour builder, which enables much more efficient development of virtual tours.

This tool was innovated and built by SweetRush SPARK engineers, the team at SweetRush focusing on emerging technologies. According to Adrian Soto, Director of Future Technologies at SweetRush SPARK, the speed with which his team can now develop a Virtual Reality 360º tour is dramatically faster than before the launch of Scene Studio.

Virtual tours are a popular VR experience, in which 360º cameras or DSLR cameras with special mounts are used to create 360º images or videos that can be viewed through a VR headset for full immersion in an exciting realm. Wearing these headsets, users can turn their heads and look around in a seamless environment, or jump to other areas of the tour. Scene Studio accelerates the process of managing and interconnecting different 360º images or videos, enabling the creation of virtual tours in a shorter time frame.

“There are many ways to create a VR experience, but the Virtual Reality 360º tour is often required, so we took the time to build a tool that allows us to help clients get their work done faster,” said Soto.

“With Scene Studio, we can build new tours much faster and more cost-effectively, and the velocity with which we can work now is a major improvement.”

“Historically, we’ve always invested in tool building for greater efficiency, allowing us to create beyond the boundaries of commercially available tools. Virtual Reality is an exciting new landscape for all of us in Learning and Development, and once again we’re demonstrating our model of building proprietary tools when necessary to better meet the needs of our clients,” said John-Carlos Lozano, SweetRush Chief Creative Officer. “All of us at SweetRush are thrilled to see the SPARK team taking off, creating cutting-edge work for clients and new tools along the way.”

For more information about SweetRush SPARK, Scene Studio, and our Emerging Technologies (ET) Workshop, visit our website or contact SPARK@sweetrush.com

About SweetRush

Dream for a moment that you have the expertise and tools to positively impact the lives of others. You can affect mindsets and behavior. You can help an organization grow, change, prosper, and thrive. The passionate pursuit of this expertise and the development of these tools have been at the heart of the success SweetRush has experienced collaborating with clients who share the same dream.

SweetRush’s focus on team culture and mastery of performance improvement is reflected in loyal clients, a near-zero turnover of teammates, a 16-year track record of success, and a remarkable portfolio. Our work with clients has earned us gold awards from our peers and high ranking on the top training industry lists.

Every solution we deliver is infused with creativity. Instructional creativity allows us to discover effective and unique solutions to our clients’ challenges. Artistic creativity spurs us to create visually exciting, engaging user experiences. Technical creativity allows us to embrace new capabilities and platforms as they emerge, such as Virtual Reality, gamification, and mobile delivery. Cultural creativity empowers our clients to create the conditions that energize and empower their people and unleash the energy in their teams. Our Talent Solutions team builds on its unique knowledge of talent, team building, and learning and development to craft a unique, creative solution for clients who need the best temporary staff to augment their team. We apply the creative lens to all things, from project management to our treatment of our teammates, clients, and the planet.

We are over 150 people strong and have been in business since 2001. Every day, we give thanks for the trust of our world-class clients. Our deliverables span from analysis and curriculum mapping to the creation of blended training products, including live and virtual classroom training, custom-developed eLearning, and innovative use of emerging technologies.

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