BVE 2017

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VR storytelling, immersive experiences and 360 cinematic content is the latest innovations to hit our industry, and appears to be here to stay. You’ve all heard about VR, but have you experienced it? 

For the first time at BVE you can immerse yourself in the latest VR content by BBC Earth, Sky VR, Happy Finish and Surround Vision.  Who will be showcasing sports, cinematic, wildlife and branded content VR experiences. 

You can also explore VR’s full potential through the VR Experience Zone as well as a series of panel discussions, case studies and demonstrations on the seminar theatres. What are the creative challenges? How do we monetize VR content? Will VR take the same path as 3D? Download the VR programme to check it out. 




Sky have a major commitment to the production of high quality VR experiences and in 2016 launched their new in-house facility Sky VR Studios and more recently, the Sky VR App.

Sky transports fans of sports, movies, news and entertainment to locations around the world, offering a truly unique perspective on major events. The app has over 40 individual pieces of content available and at BVE you’ll be able to view and demo some of their latest sports content; trackside at Silverstone or ringside seats watching Anthony Joshua!

Surround Vision

At BVE Surround Vision will focus on showcasing their award winning 360 cinematic films, documentaries and campaigns. “Simon” enables you to step into a world and discover what it’s like to be a young man with cerebral palsy. “Home Aamir” explores the meaning of home though one man’s story in the Calais Jungle and “The Nutcracker” captures behind the scenes 360 footage of a young dancer as she prepares for her debut at The Royal Opera House. 

BBC Earth Logo

BBC Earth, the arm of BBC Worldwide will be showcasing three virtual reality experiences using Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. The VR experiences will feature three very distinct animals, a Caracal Cat, an Oogpister Beetle and Black Bears. This will be BBC Worldwide’s first foray into 360-storytelling; with the Cat Flight integrating CGI with 360 video. These experiences give audiences a completely different insight into the natural world.

Happy finish logo

Happy Finish, pioneers in creating commercial VR content, have one of the world’s most impressive portfolios of commercial VR, AR and MR experiences. At BVE they are giving visitors the opportunity to test out the Oculus Rift and the Hololens VR headsets, and get a glimpse at some of their (currently top secret!) commercial projects!

Event partners

AMD Logo   armariBBC Earth   Happy Finish Logo   Motion Impossible Logo   Sennheiser   SKY VR   Surround Vision   360 Designs Logo


The latest in VR Technology

The show opens with an exclusive look at the cutting edge VR acquisition technology available, with a UK premier from camera manufacturer 360 Designs. You can also see a live demo of the first remote VR dolly system in action, and hear from our friends at Motion Impossible discuss the future of technology for filming VR. 

Sennheiser will have a two day audio experience giving delegates opportunity to hear the AMBEO VR mic in action. Collaborating with UK production company VISUALISE, Sennheiser will have two Samsung Gear VR experiences with the latest footage recorded with the mic.

High performance computing specialists AMD and Armari will be powering our VR experiences, with an exclusive look at their latest VR workstations. 

VR product Launches happening this year

360 designs at BVE

360 Designs are the VR A-team behind last year’s live 360 coverage of The Oscars, Copa America and SXSW, to name a few. At BVE, you’ll be able to see their finest VR cameras, camera systems and market-leading live 360 streaming workflow solutions on stand N44.  


Motion Impossible at BVE

Motion Impossible developed the world’s first ever remotely moving and stabilising VR dolly! The team, who are production fanatics, are launching a new product at BVE so stop by and see them on stand P49.

SennHeiser at BVE

Sennheiser’s new AMBEO mic is being showcasedat BVE. They’ve even got an immersive audio room for VR audio demonstrations on Tuesday & Wednesday. It’s limited space so you may need to book – find them on stand K09

Focal point VR at BVE

Focal Point VR are launching their 360 VR Live streaming software platfom at BVE! They’ve developed technology necessary to realise the dream of people being able to put on a VR headset and then be ‘teleported’ to another place, live. They’ll also be filming 360 content and streaming – so keep an eye on #BVE17 – go see them on stand Q54

AMD are at BVE

Armari at BVE

AMD & Armari, the high performance computing specialists have teamed up and developed a VR content creators workstation that’ll be fresh on display at BVE! The V25 micro slim tower has never been showcased – so go see them on stand N53.

Plan your visit to BVE 2017

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Product list

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Product list

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Floor Plan


BVE seminar list

Seminar list

Take a look at seminars happening throughout the day 

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  • ONE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY IN BRANDED CONTENT: Brought to you for the first time ever by the Branded Content Marketing Association.
  • CONNECTED MEDIA EUROPE: explore the technologies that enable audiences to interact with content across any device
  • VR EXPERIENCE: Check out the latest cutting edge content and join panel discussions featuring the most established content creators in the UK
  • STREAMING FORUM: Meet the game changers in content delivery, technology and monetisation



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