BBC VR

FORMATION

The original idea...


SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

1998 Launch Article in Independent newspaper.

1999 Launch at IBC99

2000 Harry Potter at Leavesden Studios

My understanding is that the following people were heavily involved with the design and implementation of the BBC’s VR systems:

Dr Graham Thomas

Richard Russell

Mike Jarvie

Danny Popkin

Matt Goodman

FAMILY TREES

Matthew Thomkinson

Mike Jarvie

GENERAL ELECTION: 1997

VIRTUAL PUBLICITY

BBC Virtual Studios

    BBC Research (by Graham Thomas):

    BBC Research (by Richard Russell):

    Positioning system marketed by Radamec now by Vinten:

    Marketing Information (download of pdf):

    A new system from R&D -Promethius: