STEVE VAI LAUNCHES HIS IMMERSIVE INTERACTIVE APP “VAI 360°” ON ANDROID
MAY 13, 2014
Vai360°, created by Mativision® technology,
Offers a unique live concert experience and
Virtual tour of the acclaimed guitar player’s studio
Always on the forefront of musical creativity & innovation, on the May 13th, guitar Alchemist Steve Vai brings his Vai360 App to even more fans by making it available on Android. Steve Vai first brought his iOS Vai360 App to fans last January and since then the IOS Vai360 App has been top ranked in many countries in the first and first 5 places.
With the Android Vai360 app, fans & Android devices holders will have the chance to access a revolutionary virtual experience of two groundbreaking interactive capabilities and many unique features. Exclusive to this app are a 360° interactive live concert experience and the capability to virtually transport fans to Vai’s personal studio. (Watch the Promo video)
Within the app, fans can view three songs captured using Mativision® multi-camera 360° video technology from Vai’s show at the Hammersmith Apollo in London. Each user can direct the show by manipulating Mativision’s multi-camera player, seamlessly choosing to watch from among six different cameras. Users are able to rotate camera angles, use the device’s built-in gyroscope, zoom in & out. Users may also virtually tour Vai’s studio, Harmony Hut, using the same technology as during the concert, guided by Vai himself.
Along with the cutting-edge interactive content, the Vai360° App also includes continually updated photos of Vai’s guitars, picks and equipment news as well as current information about Vai such as a biography, discography, photos and tour information.
Mativision plans to deliver frequent updates to the app, providing additional exclusive content. The Vai360° App is available on both, iOS & Android and priced at $4.99. Get it now (iOS) & also Get it now (Android)
About Steve Vai: Throughout the years, Steve Vai has awed fans of all genres with his exceptional guitar skills and musicianship. He boasts career sales of over 15 million records, 15 Grammy nominations, and three Grammy wins and has toured the world as a solo artists and with bands such as Alcatrazz, The David Lee Roth Band, and Whitesnake. As an accomplished audio producer, Vai has written, produced, and engineered all of his solo albums, released via Favored Nations, his own independent record label that has released over 70 albums by legendary musicians such as Tommy Emmanuel, Steve Lukather, Eric Johnson, Billy Sheehan, Larry Carlton and many more. For Vai, virtuosity and versatility are not mutually exclusive. He has created music for blockbuster films, bestselling video games, national sports franchises, and corporate brand initiatives. His career accomplishments have earned him honorary doctorates from Berklee College of Music and Musicians Institute. While many artists fit easily into a single category, Steve Vai remains unclassifiable. He is a musical alchemist of the highest order.
Mativision® delivers THE ultimate interactive “I Was There” Experience (Live Streamed or VOD). Mativision technology captures live performances/events by using multiple special 360° Mativision cameras. The multi-camera Mativision Player© then allows the performance to be viewed from almost every angle in full 360°. Users can choose between multiple synchronized cameras, rotate their view (look around), zoom in and out, switch to “auto pilot”, with access to lyrics, photos, videos, links to Artist related sites and full social networking connectivity. Mativision Players are available for embedding on any web site, (including YouTube, Facebook etc), standalone desktop and/or Apple & Android mobile platforms.