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Hybrid Events and Extended Reality: Q&A With XiteLabs’ Greg Russell and Vello Virkhaus

https://www.xliveglobal.com/fan-experience/hybrid-events-and-extended-reality-qa-xitelabs-greg-russell-and-vello-virkhaus This XLIVE interview with XiteLabs co-founders Greg Russell and Vello Virkhaus discusses some of their recent work. Topics covered include their work on Galacon plus what this type of technology means for the future of events and productions.    

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Muse by Clio Interview with Vello Virkhaus

Creating visual content for some of the world’s largest and most well respected festivals such as Ultra, Coachella, Outside Lands, and numerous others, Vello gained a reputation as one of the world’s foremost VJs.

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Xite the xR environments Pump up Xbox 20th Anniversary Party

Xite Labs created xR environments to celebrate the celebration with digital broadcasts with Microsoft posting their favorite gaming memories.

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Xite xR Environments Pump Up Xbox 20th Anniversary Celebration

Creating different worlds to celebrate Xbox by looking at design language from the brand’s heritage.

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Xite Labs Creates xR Environments For Xbox’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

Xbox’s 20th anniversary was celebrated with a livestream event, which featured a state-of-the-art 3D stage design imagined by Xite Labs.

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Xite xR Environments Pump Up Xbox 20th Anniversary Celebration

Xite Labs created xR environments to celebrate the celebration with digital broadcasts with Microsoft posting their favorite gaming memories.

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Xite Labs creates Extended Reality Environments For Xbox’s 20th Anniversary

Los Angeles-based design studio Xite Labs created Extended Reality (xR) environments for the digital broadcast celebration.

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Xitelabs Pumps up Xbox 20th Anniversary Party

“We created three different worlds for Xbox looking at design language from the heritage of the Xbox brand”

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Xite xR Environments Pump Up Xbox 20th Anniversary Celebration

The show paid homage to the platform’s groundbreaking history while teasing a quick glimpse at its exciting future.

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Xite the xR environments Pump up Xbox 20th Anniversary Party

In preparation for the event, Xite built three unique 3D worlds.

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disguise xR Powers the Virtual Worlds of Bryson Tiller’s Live-Streamed Concert

The leading extended reality tech firm and XiteLabs create a myriad of immersive worlds in Unreal Engine for the rappers’ ‘Trapsoul World Series’ performance.

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“Trapsoul World Series” – Bryson Tiller’s live streamed concert

Shot at Xite Labs’ xR stage in Los Angeles, the concert accentuated the artist’s unique musical vibe for fans around the world watching at home.

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Epic games hosts a free virtual event

“Unreal Build: Broadcast & Live Events” will feature keynote speakers, game studios, as well as a preview of the new features and upgrades.

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xR grows reach of Walmart investor and manager shows

Experiential creative studio XiteLabs added an extra touch to two of the retail giant’s virtual meetings which reached 20,000 viewers from the investment community and 7,000 managers.

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Xite Labs Creates xR Worlds for “Trapsoul Series”

Xite Labs was the creative and technical resource for the Extended Reality (xR) portions of the show, which comprised a good portion of Tiller’s long-form performance.

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Walmart’s Virtual Annual Meetings – 2021

Xite delivered custom set designs, virtual environments, AR content production and designed and operated the xR stage on location.

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Ahead of the Curve interview with Vello Virkhaus

Geoffrey Platt from Ahead of the Curve and Vello Virkhaus from Xitelabs in a discussion about the shift from creating visual art, VJ’ing and working live in person events into the world of virtual production and extended realities.

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BAD BUNNY x100 Pre Tour

Puerto Rican “heavyweight champion of Latin trap” flaunted both megahits and deep cuts at New York City stop of X 100Pre Tour.

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The LA Philharmonic’s 100th Anniversary

Projections mapped to the Hollywood Bowl Stadium would transport the audience to moments in time and immerse them in the musical spectacle.

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Hollywood Bowl – LA Philharmonic

disguise supports XiteLabs in Projection Mapping Hollywood Bowl for LA Philharmonic’s 100th Anniversary Concert.

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The 20 best projection mapping examples

Tradefest is a free resource for people to share feedback on conferences and trade shows from around the world. The idea is to help people discover cool events through unbiased insights from attendees and exhibitors.

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LA Phil 100 at the Bowl

XiteLabs: A workshop where technology, art and beautiful music merge, collide and come together in bold new ways.

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Steve Aoki’s Biggest Visual Extravaganza Yet

The “Neon Future Experience” – At 50 feet wide, the monster set explodes with animation and LEDs that highlight Aoki’s last name.

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Event Innovators 2014: Vello Virkhaus

The CEO and founder of V Squared Labs is an audiovisual innovator creating next-level effects.

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Event Innovators 2014: Most Innovative People in Events

The culture of innovation in the event and meeting industry has never been stronger.

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The 13 coolest EDM stages and DJ booths

Lasers, pyramids, giant heads, spaceships, spheres. The live DJ show is all about the spectacle.

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The hidden artist of EDM

Virkhaus is a leading director and VJ in the electronic music and visual art scene. He plays a key role in mapping out the production at major music festivals.

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Coachella ’14: the Ultimate Festival Experience

Taking the stage at the Sahara Tent, Dillon Francis premiered a specialized DJ booth created by VSL just for Coachella.

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50 Most Important People in EDM

With his innovations in multimedia content production, Virkhaus is the VJ behind every great DJ.

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From Sketch Board to Spectacle

The Making of Krewella’s Crystal Volcano – a full-scale light extravaganza.

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Amon Tobin’s ISAM Live Show Comes To An End

This project takes it above and beyond to the next level of what multimedia projection will turn into in the future.

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The Man Behind Amon Tobin’s Jaw-Dropping Live Show

For Tobin, the over-the-top visuals add another dimension to his dark, atmospheric music.

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A Fantastic Voyage

A look behind the scenes of Infected Mushroom’s Psychedelic New Show.

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High-Voltage Nightlife

The new club at New-York-New York, Rok Vegas, amplifies the Sin City vibe.