ROE Visual and disguise announce the opening of their xR STAGE TOKYO – a virtual production showroom, powered by ROE Visual and disguise. Located at ROE Visual Japan’s premises in Hatchobori, xR STAGE TOKYO offers visitors the opportunity to get an up-close experience with virtual production technology and in-camera VFX within an LED volume.
In-camera VFX is a technique that uses real-time compositing of CG backgrounds on an LED wall. The method is currently used in films, TV commercials, and music videos and is now expanding to live streaming and corporate online presentations. Virtual Production workflows are made possible by disguise’s award-winning extended reality (xR) technology. disguise’s xR workflow is already powering LED stages in over 300 locations in over 45 countries, many of which are made up of ROE Visual LED panels.
Due to disguise’s reliable and seamless xR workflow, coupled with the quality of LED offered by ROE Visual, this technology is used worldwide and is an integral part of hundreds of productions.
See this technology in action:
The new “xR STAGE TOKYO” is an industry-leading combination of ROE Visual’s high definition BP2V2 and BM4 LED panels and disguise’s vx 4 media playback server and rx II real-time render node. The disguise hardware, together with their software, Designer, powers video content playback and real time graphics content generated by engines like Unreal Engine onto the LED panels and creates vast photorealistic virtual environments visible in-camera to completely immerse actors into the scene.
This showroom allows visitors to experience the capabilities and benefits of a virtual studio. Now, they can explore the creative and technical possibilities present in virtual production workflows.
“disguise is proud to partner with ROE Visual in the opening of this new showroom. With disguise’s expansion into Japan with new locations in Yokohama and a growing number of partners like Hibino’s VFX Studio, and Ark Ventures Inc among others, we are seeing huge possibilities for virtual production in Japan. The new showroom will allow many to see the game-changing technology for themselves and will hopefully inspire a world of creative possibility,” says Tsuyoshi Mitera, disguise’s Head of Japan.
As part of the xR STAGE TOKYO, visitors will have the unique opportunity to see a wide range of ROE Visual’s LED panels in action, where they can observe and experience the differences in LED pitch, viewing angle, and visual qualities between the different panels.
With the opening of ROE Visual’s Japan office in January 2022, the company’s goal is to develop the Japanese market further and offer support and services to its local customers. The establishment of xR STAGE TOKYO further establishes the profound partnership between ROE Visual and disguise.
“ROE Visual is delighted to work together with disguise to discover the future of virtual production. Collaborating on this new showroom has been a thrilling experience for us. Following the increasing market influence in Japan, ROE Visual has established long-term relationships with renowned partners in the industry, supporting them in virtual production with reliable LED products. We believe that xR STAGE TOKYO enables more immersive experiences, creating unique content for audiences,” states Grace Kuo, Sales Director of ROE Visual.
Access to the showroom will be available by appointment only. Email your preferred date, time, number of people, and goal of your visit at the email address below.
xR STAGE TOKYO
Address: Uniden Hatchobori Building 1F, 2-12-7 Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0032, Japan – In ROE Visual Japan Co.
Booking email address:
About the partnership between ROE Visual and disguise:
With a partnership dating back to 2017, disguise and ROE Visual share a similar customer philosophy and way of working that is rooted in high-end products and a solution-based and service-orientated customer approach, resulting in both companies being recognized as superior technologies by their customers.
After further solidifying their partnership in 2021, ROE Visual has supported disguise in their global expansion of their xR stages and innovation hubs around the world. disguise has also supported ROE in the set-up of these unique virtual production showrooms – with one of the key ones being the new showroom in Japan.
ROE Visual Japan Co., Ltd.
disguise Japan ltd.
Contact: [email protected]
nac image technology co.
The disguise technology platform enables creative and technical professionals to imagine, create and deliver spectacular live visual experiences at the highest level.
With a focus on combining real-time 3D visualisation-based software with high performance and robust hardware, disguise enables the delivery of challenging creative projects at scale and with confidence.
With the recent halt of live events around the world as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, disguise has released an Extended Reality solution to its workflow, empowering the world’s leading brands, artists and production houses to bring to life compelling visual experiences in virtual production that inspire and engage remote audiences everywhere.
disguise xR has already powered virtual productions such as Katy Perry’s performance at the American Idol Finale 2020, the Black Eyed Peas’ ‘Translation’ album launch, SAP’s ‘Sapphire Now’ 2020 conference, Dave’s performance at the 2020 BRIT Awards and HP’s Omen Challenge esports tournament 2019.
With an ever increasing global partner network and working alongside the world’s most talented visual designers and technical teams in live events, TV broadcasts, films, concert touring, theatre, fixed installations, corporate and entertainment events, disguise is building the next generation of collaborative tools to help artists and technologists realise their vision.
For more information, please visit www.disguise.one
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