Davy Knowles and 1:9 Technology Announce the Release of Interactive 360 Live Concert, Virtual Reality App For Android and Apple Products
Blues guitarist Davy Knowles – dubbed the "modern-day Blues Man" has accomplished a lifetime of achievements at just 30 years old.
His music was selected to broadcast from Mission Control into space on the International Space Station. He has shared the stage and/or played alongside with countless legends including Joe Bonamassa, George Thorogood, Buddy Guy, Kid Rock, Joe Satriani, Warren Hayes, Jeff Beck, Chickenfoot, Sammy Hagar, Peter Frampton, The Grateful Dead and more. He was on the bill on Bonamassa’s prestigious “Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea II” cruise. He produced and released a documentary called “Island Bound” featuring Martin Simpson, Richard Thompson and Peter Frampton. He was named a top 10 modern blues artist by Gibson Guitars. He appeared on CBS Morning Show and Jimmy Kimmel. He’s had 3 top-5 Billboard Blues charted albums.
AND NOW, he has yet another amazing accomplishment to add to the list. Davy Knowles’s new fully-interactive 3-D, 360/Virtual Reality concert experience app developed by 1:9 Technology was released this week. The app offers music fans the ability to watch, on demand, the entire Davy Knowles show recorded in 360 ° at Higher Ground in Burlington, VT.
A truly unique experience, the app can be used with google cardboard in 3-D 360 ° – or without in 2-D 360 °. A truly interactive experience, the user has the ability to select individual songs, or to watch a behind-the-scenes interview with the artist, allowing the user to be completely immersed in the experience. In app controls include Play, Pause, Return Home, or move to a particular spot in the video, giving full control to the user. For those who do not own a Google Cardboard headset or prefer to watch in 2-D 360 ° on their mobile device, a non-Virtual Reality mode option is available from the app’s home screen.
1:9 Technology’s CEO, Tim Hogg said on the release: "There truly is nothing like this available on the market today. It’s exciting to be at the forefront of the future of Virtual Reality in the entertainment industry." It will also be available for purchase on Vimeo, viewable on a desktop or in Virtual Reality through the Vimeo app. Future releases will potentially include Oculus Rift and Gear Virtual Reality compatibility."
Get a peek of the app at davyknowles360.com. It’s available for downloads on Google Play for Android and in the iTunes app store for IOS.
To get a peek of the app, click HERE.