yellowBird is hiring!

February 15, 2015

We are looking for 4 sr. developers (HTML5, Android, iOS, C#) a sr. project manager, a front end designer, a system engineer and an AD/AM. We’re looking for ambitious people to join us and together crush established standards with our fully end to end interactive 360º video & streaming solution. New areas, and novel technologies are waiting to be explored! Send your resume to: requests@yb.nl

A virtual frontrow seat during the Noorderslag music festival!

January 17, 2015

Don’t have a chance to visit the completly sold out Eurosonic-Noorderslag Festival? No worries, please check the yellowBird Surround Video livestreams for a really immersive front row experience!

http://bit.ly/1ucVDnU

2014 in a nutshell!

January 2, 2015

yellowBird has been on a roller coaster during the last 12 months! Multi awarded campaigns for IKEA, VISA & Google (11 awards in total), exciting cutting edge projects ~ FIFA2014 livestreaming, Utopia roll out in 5 countries, Google Cardboard livestreams, SamsungVR campaigns etc.

Many thanks to AKQA (Mini), FrieslandCampina (DutchLady), Holler (Redbull), IRIS (Shell/F1), Talpa (Utopia), Mediamonks (multiple projects incl. Marseille Nightwalk), Google (TEDx livestreams), Dare (BMW), FOX Sports (Football livestreams), RADIO2 (TOP2000), BBK (Porsche), Televisa (FIFA 2014), KBC (KBC Experience) Unit9 (O2), Saatchi (Samsung), SKY (Got to dance), Native (France Montagnes), BBDO (VISA) Top Notch (KPN – Ronnie Flex) … We are looking forward to an exciting 2015!

Dutch Eredivise match broadcasted via multiple 360º Livestreams!

December 24, 2014

yellowBird was invited by FOX Sports to set up multiple 360º livestreams during the Eredivisie Football match FC Twente vs. Willem II.  It was the best seat in the house for sure! An excellent view of the coaches and the players in the dug out and a front row seat during the press conference after the match. A highlight clip will follow soon!

3FM Serious Request 2014 – Hands Off Our Girls

December 18, 2014

yellowBird was invited by 3FM (major Dutch radiostation) to support their annual charity event “Glazen Huis 2014” to support the Red Cross. yellowBird has enabled a 360º live experience that captures the inside of the Glazen Huis venue. It looks like you are one of the DJs!

The 360º Livestream will be live for 6 days in row, 24 hours a day. It starts today and will end on Christmas Eve 2014!

Please have a look at: http://seriousrequest.3fm.nl/live/

Steye & The Bizonkid – Launched in DWDD

December 5, 2014

The new 360º music video from Steye & The Bizonkid will be launched this evening in the biggest talkshow in the Netherlands, “De Wereld Draait door”! An amazing state of the art immersive 360º video powered by yellowBird and directed by Steye and his team.

 

Meer informatie: steyemusic.com

 

TEDx Amsterdam 360º Livestream via Google Cardboard & Samsung Gear VR

November 27, 2014

With only limited seating in the Stadsschouwburg TEDx Amsterdam decided to replicate first-row seats indefinitely. By using virtual reality cameras and a 360º livestream everyone with an Android smartphone and a (cheap) pair of VR goggles can fully immerse themselves in the TEDx Amsterdam experience.

yellowBird built the custom Android app for the Google Cardboard and the Samsung Gear VR. And we are responsible for the 360º Livestream during the event.

http://www.tedxamsterdam.com/2014/11/virtual-front-row-seat/

yellowBird has won a 2014 BIMA Award!

September 19, 2014

The BIMA Awards Immersive trophy has been won by yellowBird & Lida London for ‘IKEA. Make Small Spaces Big 360’! Thirty of the leading practitioners in digital judged a record number of submissions – with the superb quality of entries giving us a tough time arriving at this list. So we are very proud with this result

http://bimaawards.com/2014-winners.php

FIFA World Cup in 360º

June 12, 2014

yellowBird’s SurroundVideo platform enables Televisa, Mexico’s largest broadcasters to power a thrilling interactive 360º video FIFA World Cup live experience on mobile devices and the Oculus Rift!

Grupo Televisa is bringing fans in Mexico closer to the FIFA World Cup action by livestreaming the games via the SurroundVideo app live from Brazil.

Grupo Televisa will use the yellowBird SurroundVideo platform to power live broadcasts of the FIFA World Cup games using a 360º surround, interactive video experience to viewers at home or on the move.

iOS users can head to the App Store and search for “surround video” to download the app and enjoy the SurroundVideo experience. Oculus Rift users have to contact yellowBird.

Follow Televisa and the Mexican National Soccer team on the following dates to enjoy the experience:

• 13 JUN 2014 – 13:00 Local time – Mexico vs. Cameroon

• 17 JUN 2014 – 16:00 Local time – Brazil vs. Mexico

• 23 JUN 2014 – 17:00 Local time – Croatia vs. Mexico

Marseille Nightwalk by Google

In close relationship with MediaMonks, yellowBird,  is proud to announce an new 360º project for Google: the Marseille Nightwalk. The Night Walk is a loosely guided tour through the streets of Marseille on one vibrant and beautiful evening. Night Walk starts you out in a small alley in the neighborhood Cours Julien and works a lot like Street View — you can look around in every direction and click wherever you want to zoom in or move ahead. In this case, a tour guide will introduce you to the city as you move along, directing you to look at art, landmarks, and gorgeous views, among much more.

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