Recap of Orah at Mobile World Congress 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

8K live VR, first BBC 360 live broadcast, NexPlayer and HPE – here’s a recap of Orah’s presence at MWC 2017.9de80716-f32a-48af-be62-8c4f8177cb2f-624x351 - Copy

The Mobile World Congress took place from 27 February till 1 March in Barcelona this year. It’s the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry and thereby brings a lot of advancements for VR with it. The hottest topic this year was clearly 5G – a huge advancement for many industries and especially for Live VR! And here’s what Orah did at MWC this year:

5G 8K Live VR powered by Vahana VR

So 5G is a huge advancement for Live VR, and here’s why: For MWC Intel, Ericsson and Orah teamed up to demo the world’s first 5G 8K Live VR – with our Vahana VR live stitching software! ‘VahanaVR enabled the cutting edge 8K live VR streaming over Intel and Ericsson’s 5G network at MWC17,’ says Julie Lee, Engineering Manager and 5G Wireless Appplication Lead at Intel. ‘It realized future use cases that require high network bandwidth and low latency for great user experience, which 5G technology uniquely provides.’ For more info read the full article here.

BBC’s first 360 live stream with Orah 4i

During MWC BBC did their very first 360 live stream with our live VR camera Orah 4i! The team of the popular tech TV show BBC Click put it right in the middle of Innovation City at MWC to do their reporting from there – live in 360 4K, for the very first time! Check out the full video below.

Orah 4i at HPE booth

We are lucky to have many amazing partners who use our Orah 4i live VR camera for various demonstrations in their own ecosystem. One of these is HPE who demoed their newest solution including Orah 4i at MWC. To find out more about it, click here and watch the video!

Orah 4i at NexPlayer booth

And last but not least Orah 4i was also present on the booth of NexPlayer who demonstrated the ease with which 4K live stream is rendered onto NexPlayer.  This way any content creator can create their own Whitelabel end to end solution for live streaming with Orah 4i + any CDN + NexPlayer for distribution.

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