MEDIA ALERT: Bjork Taps Unity Technologies to Power World's First Live Streamed Motion Capture Press Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2016) -

WHAT: World renowned recording artist Björk conducted the world's first live mocap (motion capture) press conference at Somerset House in London to coincide with the opening of the Björk Digital exhibit. From 1,200 miles away in Reykjavík, Björk appeared and answered questions via a live motion capture avatar rendered and streamed in Unity, the engine made by Unity Technologies.

WHO: Unity Technologies is the maker of the Unity, the engine and platform that enables creators to create and publish 2D, 3D, VR and AR games and experiences to 26 platforms from mobile devices to headsets including Oculus, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear.

Today's presentation is the first step toward the realization of fully immersive live VR experiences, where individuals will be able to experience performances, concerts, speeches and sports events right from their living room.

Images from today's presentation can be found here and video viewed on Björk's official Facebook page here. For more information, please visit and follow at

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Unity Technologies is the creator of a flexible and high-performance end-to-end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. Unity's powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor serve as the foundation to develop beautiful games or apps and easily bring them to multiple platforms: mobile devices, home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems. Unity also offers solutions and services for creating games, boosting productivity, and connecting with audiences including Unity Ads, Unity Analytics, Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Collaborate, Unity Connect and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves over 5.5 million registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe. For more information, visit: To see the latest games and experience created in Unity, go to:

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