Social Animal to Present at World’s First Immersive Technology Summit

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Social Animal, a leader in 360° interactive video technology and makers of the SA9 Camera, today announced that its CEO, Tyler Malin, will present at the Immersive Technology Summit. The exclusive one-day event will be held at LA Center Studios in Los Angeles on October 21, 2010.

Social Animal, a leader in 360° interactive video technology and makers of the SA9 Camera, today announced that its CEO, Tyler Malin, will present at the Immersive Technology Summit. The exclusive one-day event will be held at LA Center Studios in Los Angeles on October 21, 2010. Malin will discuss the future of transmedia and Social Animal’s upcoming plans. Social Animal will also premiere a variety of 360° entertainment content in the full-dome theater culminating in the release of the video from Amusement Parks on Fire, a popular band from Nottingham, UK, for their new song “Black Hole Kids.” The video was directed by renowned photographer Piper Ferguson and produced by Social Animal, in conjunction with Filter US Recordings. In this rare full dome projection event, the audience will be situated in the middle of this 360° experience, surrounded by the video of the band’s performance. The video will be simultaneously released online via Filter.com.

The world’s first Immersive Technology Summit brings together the who’s who of immersive technology for in-depth discussions and collaboration on themes of innovation, applications, and future development. Immersive Tech (ImTech) will feature a full complement of industry speakers, panel discussions, interactive exhibits and product demonstrations, theater presentations in a 50-foot hemispherical dome, networking events and insider access to new technologies. Social Animal was one of two dozen companies invited to present at the Summit.

Social Animal Presentation: [“360° Video Demonstration”]
Thursday, Oct. 21, 3:45pm - 4:15pm

Where:
Immersive Technology Summit 2010
LA Center Studios, Vortex Dome Theater
Los Angeles, California

Creating a New World – Social Animal to Showcase Next-Generation SA9 Camera
2010 Immersive Technology Summit offers an ideal platform to showcase Social Animal’s SA9 Camera System. The SA9 captures 360° footage in real time with minimal distortion and warping to deliver unprecedented 360° immersive experiences in HD. Attendees will have an opportunity to get up close to the SA9 and experience first-hand what it can do to improve the human virtual experience.

“The Immersive Technology Summit was created to attract the brightest minds in the immersive technology industry in a discussion-driven environment where visionaries, venture capitalists and technology enthusiasts can connect, share, and collaborate on exciting new developments,” said Nathan Makino, CEO of ImTech, the new Los Angeles-based non-profit think tank that organized the Summit. “We are excited to have Social Animal join us at our inaugural summit. Social Animal recently introduced extremely innovative technology that significantly improves the quality of the immersive viewing experience.”

To schedule an appointment with Social Animal at the Immersive Technology Summit, please send an email to info@socialanimal.tv

The 2010 Immersive Technology Summit invites you to explore the latest topics of immersive technology, including brain-computer interfaces, augmented reality, virtual worlds, haptic devices, and gestural controls, and also to interact with live product demos. Come join our growing community of leading technologists, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and tech enthusiasts. On October 21st, the world's first summit on Immersive Technology will be held at the Los Angeles Center Studios to showcase industry pioneers and collaborate on themes of application, innovation, and future vision. For more information, please visit http://www.immersivetech.org.

About Social Animal
Founded in 2008, Hollywood-based Social Animal is the creator of interactive cinema-quality 360° videos for commercial and creative applications. The company builds next-generation interactive technology that leverages the social power of the web to create highly personalized and engaging brand experiences. 360° video a format that increases involvement, interaction, intimacy, and influence -- all hallmarks of audience engagement. In 2010, Social Animal introduced 3D services for creating eye-popping, life-like images. For further information, visit http://www.socialanimal.tv. For media inquiries, please email media(at)socialanimal(dot)tv or call 323.206.8962.

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