Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) content isn’t the easiest to create but there are several companies working on solutions to the problem, allowing those who’ve no coding experience the possibility of build an immersive app or experience. One of those is Byond, a cloud-based VR development platform, which is officially launching its Byond Immersive Suite in open beta.
Featuring a drag and drop editor, cross-platform support for building on devices such as Samsung Gear, HTC Vive and Google Daydream, plus many more features that enable fully branded AR, VR and 360 content to be created cost-effectively and efficiently, Byond Immersive Suite also has VR and AR tools for learning, training and development.
Additionally, companies using the software can push updated content straight away using its real-time management system, whilst analyzing data and optimising the user experience.
“Byond offers a platform as a service to empower brands and agencies to create their own personalized interactive and immersive experiences,” said Eran Galil, Founder and CTO of Byond in a statement. “By using the Byond Immersive Suite, we significantly reduce the complexity of creating, publishing and analyzing new media applications, across all multiple display and interaction devices.”
The launch comes after 2 years of development and 6 months of closed beta testing, reaching 300,000 viewers and over 2 million immersive interactions across a wide array of industries and platforms
“While working with Byond as part of ‘The Bridge by the Coca-Cola’ Innovation Program, I found Byond’s platform to be both fast and reliable,” shared Alan Boehme, Former CTO at The Coca-Cola Company. “The work of the technical and creative teams allows Byond to release great VR products and advanced capabilities, all in a reasonable timeframe and budget.”
If you want to try Byond Immersive Suite out for yourself head to the official website to begin the free trial.
VRFocus will continue its coverage of Byond, reporting back with the latest updates and announcements.