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VYV

Interactive Video/Media Server Manufacturer

Montréal, Québec, Canada

http://www.vyv.ca
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Background

VYV was created in 2004 by Emric Epstein, M.Sc. Computer Graphics, Martin Granger-Piché, M.Sc. Computer Graphics, and Pierre Poulin, Ph.D. Computer Graphics and University Professor. The mission of the company is to provide flexible and interactive video projections tools to respond to the increasing needs of the industry in this field.
The company began with projects with Cirque du Soleil (Bar du bout du monde, 2004, Cirque’s Torrida Grand Prix Party, 2005, and Delirium, 2005-2006). The idea to create Photon, a flexible 3D interactive media server, came from the experience learnt from these projects; we decided to address these issues to create the most powerful real-time video control system. These issues were: latency created by chains of video devices, lack of precise and simple projector calibration in complex installations, limited resolution of video playback, compression issues, and lack of synchronization in video playback.

Since its creation, Photon has been used in many international shows, tours, and permanent installations such as Franco Dragone The House of the Dancing Water 2010, Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson One 2013, IRIS 2011, Zarkana 2011, Totem 2010, and Delirium 2006-2008, Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour 2014, Britney Spears Circus 2009 World Tour, Alicia Keys As I Am 2008 World Tour, Justin Timberlake Future Sex Love 2007 World Tour, Robert Lepage’s Dragon Bleu Theater Tour 2008-2013, National Museum of Singapore 2006-2011, SAT Montreal Dome Projection…

Over the years, VYV’s team has proven able to deliver reliable, adapted and innovative solutions to the challenging requirements of multi-video projections for live shows. Photon has evolved into VYV’s star product, and its integrate d hardware/software solution has demonstrated its flexibility in many situations, while maintaining its careful design.

Projects

Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour 2014

Interactive Media Server Manufacturer

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2014 ~ The Bangerz Tour is the fourth concert tour by American singer Miley Cyrus, launched to promote her fourth studio album, Bangerz. The tour has visited over 75 cities in the Americas, Europe, and Oceania.
Entertainment

Taboo

Interactive Media Server Manufacturer

Taipa, Macau

2014 ~ Taboo is Dragone’s spin on the traditional cabaret. Sophisticated and sensual choreography mixes with sexy acrobatic artistry to bring the audience on a playful journey inside Cubic at City of Dreams Macau. The talented cast of TABOO excites and thrills with pole dancing, striptease, hand to hand, fire and dance. Guest stars that have featured in the show include Dita Von Teese and the Bluebell...
Architecture Entertainment

Grand Hall Experience

Interactive Video/Media Server Manufacturer

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

2014 ~ Saint Louis’ old Union Station was repurposed to become the DoubleTree Hotel’s new lobby, which has been lit up by high intensity and high resolution projection, on the entirety of the gigantic vaulted ceiling. Xenon allows for high quality uncompressed playback of the content while taking all the fine details of the architecture into account.
Entertainment

The Han Show

Interactive Video/Media Server Manufacturer

Wuhan, Hubei, China

2014 ~ Fourteen projectors on yokes automatically recalibrate in real-time to cover the entire stage of the largest permanent show in the world. VYV Copernic emitters embedded in the stage, including rugged submersible versions for the 10 meter deep pool, ensure that images always converge regardless of the stage’s and projectors’ seemingly infinite configurations.
Entertainment

Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience

Interactive Media Server Manufacturer

New York, New York, United States

2013 ~ The 20/20 Experience World Tour was the fifth concert tour by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake. It was launched in support of his third and fourth studio albums, The 20/20 Experience (2013) and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 (2013). The tour began on November 6, 2013 in New York City, and concluded on January 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. The 20/20 Experience World Tour was the second highest-g...
Exhibitions Multimedia

Éclats de verre

Système de diffusion et traitement des images

Montréal, Québec, Canada

2011 ~ C’est au coeur de Montréal, métropole nordique longtemps nommée « ville aux cent clochers », qu’ATOMIC3 a dispersé ses Éclats de verre. Un vitrail géant, éclaté et organisé en parcours ludique qui offre au visiteur une expérience immersive unique et au passant, un panorama chromatique vivant.
Exhibitions

Singapore History Gallery

Interactive Video/Media Server Manufacturer

Singapore, , Singapore

2006 ~ Combining a narrative approach with state-of-the-art technology, all the while remaining true to Singaporean traditions of storytelling, this exhibition redefines the conventional museum space by inviting visitors to stroll through the history of Singapore from the 1300s to the present day. At the start of this journey, visitors choose one of two paths. One focuses on major historical events; the ...
Entertainment Multimedia

Delirium

Video System Manufacturer

Montréal, Québec, Canada

2005 ~ Delirium was the project that first gave birth to GEODEZIK. Three of the founding members (Jimmy Lakatos, Mathieu St-Arnaud and Olivier Goulet) assisted Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon in bringing their vision to life for this unique show.

Products

VYV ~ Albion

Albion is a global stage positioning system developed for live entertainment environments. Using VYV custom and programmable infrared emitters and motion capture cameras, Albion can transmit coordinates of real-world objects, in real-time, to any ...

VYV ~ Photon

Photon is the optimum media server solution for live entertainment, immersive experiences and permanent installations, meeting extraordinary video requirements and real-time control needs. It allows for uncompressed video playback at tremendous resol...

VYV ~ Xenon

Xenon is the most complete and streamlined architectural mapping tool. It supports uncompressed playback at high resolutions, over an unlimited number of projectors onto buildings or surfaces of any complexity. Its intuitive calibration method and...

Contacts

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5550 Rue Fullum, Montréal, QC H2G 2H5, Canada
+1 514 373 2364


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