Viacom NEXT

Viacom NEXT Working on the future of entertainment for our brands and more. Creators of VR experiences such as The Melody of Dust, Smash Party VR and Chocolate.
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We put MTV TRL host Lawrence Jackson in a #VR headset and transported him to the trippiest music video ever #HTCVIVE
01/24/2018

We put MTV TRL host Lawrence Jackson in a #VR headset and transported him to the trippiest music video ever #HTCVIVE

See what Chaki Ng, Head of Viacom NEXT, told Adweek we're capable of in the future of virtual reality.
01/08/2018
Adweek

See what Chaki Ng, Head of Viacom NEXT, told Adweek we're capable of in the future of virtual reality.

Nearly 170 VR-related companies are expected to pitch their products on the crowded CES showroom floor.

It's game on at Viacom NEXT holiday parties 😤
12/21/2017

It's game on at Viacom NEXT holiday parties 😤

12/14/2017

Watch and see how intense playing Smash Party gets. It's so intense you might actually smash something IRL like the ceiling. #htc #htcvive #steam

12/14/2017

‪Today we're hosting students from as far as Singapore, who are interested in learning about the future of virtual and augmented reality!‬

Making a list, and checking it twice. Going to add Chocolate VR to this device! Santa Claus is coming to town 🎄🎶 #...
12/13/2017

Making a list, and checking it twice. Going to add Chocolate VR to this device! Santa Claus is coming to town 🎄🎶 #technology #wishlist

(cc HTC, HTC VIVE)

12/12/2017

Testing out new #VR experiences at the office!

12/08/2017

Happy Friday! Enjoy it with this video of our friends at Viacom experiencing Chocolate in #VR! #FridayFeeling

Christmas came early for Viacom, thanks to today's holiday party, where we demoed Chocolate! (cc: Oculus)
12/07/2017

Christmas came early for Viacom, thanks to today's holiday party, where we demoed Chocolate! (cc: Oculus)

12/07/2017

When you forget you're in an alternate world that temporarily replaces your live, physical one. Lol! What do you think she was experiencing through the headset? (via GIPHY)

To mark the One-Year Anniversary of Oculus Touch, here's your chance to download Chocolate for half off!This is not a dr...
12/06/2017
Chocolate

To mark the One-Year Anniversary of Oculus Touch, here's your chance to download Chocolate for half off!

This is not a drill!

Developed by Gentle Manhands and presented by Viacom NEXT, Chocolate is a 3-4 minute reactive linear VR music video experience for the song by Giraffage that sets you as a robot in a cat-centric world of colorful chrome in which your hands interact with your environment and everything dynamically mo...

It's your day off. Enjoy it with #Transformers: Cade's Junkyard! Available on iTunes @ paramnt.us/BumblebeeAR. #HappyTha...
11/23/2017

It's your day off. Enjoy it with #Transformers: Cade's Junkyard! Available on iTunes @ paramnt.us/BumblebeeAR.

#HappyThanksgiving

11/22/2017

ICYMI: We released #Transformers: Cade's Junkyard on iTunes and it's awesome!

(cc: Paramount Home Entertainment, Transformers, Viacom)

11/21/2017
Transformers

A special gift for you TRANSFORMERS fans:

Explore the Transformers universe as Bumblebee with Cade's Junkyard AR Experience from Viacom NEXT. Build up your junkyard and demolish everything in your path. Download the free app on iTunes while you can: paramnt.us/BumblebeeAR

Explore the Transformers universe as Bumblebee with Cade's Junkyard AR Experience from Viacom NEXT. Build up your junkyard and demolish everything in your path. Download the free app on iTunes: paramnt.us/BumblebeeAR #madewithARKit

11/17/2017
Friday Mood

Happy Friday everyone!

(clip via Chocolate VR)

Head to Rolling Stone to watch our groundbreaking collaboration for William Patrick Corgan's new single #Aeronaut!
11/13/2017
Watch Billy Corgan's Trippy Cosmic Voyage in 'Aeronaut' Video

Head to Rolling Stone to watch our groundbreaking collaboration for William Patrick Corgan's new single #Aeronaut!

Billy Corgan voyages through a psychedelic, shapeshifting cosmos in his "Aeronaut" video, a preview of his forthcoming virtual reality project.

09/11/2017
ARQUA! IS! !!COMING!!

Coming soon on iOS from Isaac Cohen and Viacom NEXT

ARQUA! Is a augmented reality aquarium creation tool. Players can add fish, kelp, coral, crystals and other rainbow objects to their world, slowly building a...

08/21/2017

Check out the Facebook Camera Effect we did for the MTV VMAs coming up on Sunday

We are super proud to announce that Tyler Hurd's Chocolate is now available on Steam and Oculus!
08/17/2017
Chocolate on Steam

We are super proud to announce that Tyler Hurd's Chocolate is now available on Steam and Oculus!

Chocolate is a 3-4 minute reactive linear VR music video experience for the song by Giraffage that sets you as a robot in a cat-centric world of colorful chrome in which your hands interact with your environment and everything dynamically moves and changes to the music.

Thanks to VRScout for trying out and writing about the experiences from our 2017 VR Fellowship!
08/15/2017
Viacom Next + NYC Media Lab Present New VR Projects - VRScout

Thanks to VRScout for trying out and writing about the experiences from our 2017 VR Fellowship!

Share TweetViacom NEXT & NYC Media Lab present the music-driven VR projects of their selected fellowship students at NYC headquarters. Viacom NEXT & NYC Media Lab are back yet again for their 2nd annual Viacom VR Fellowship program and so are new experimental experiences from some of the brightest s...

Steam Summer Sale is upon us and The Melody of Dust is 60% off for a limited time.  Check it out for $1.99.
06/22/2017
The Melody of Dust on Steam

Steam Summer Sale is upon us and The Melody of Dust is 60% off for a limited time. Check it out for $1.99.

Explore a mysterious space from the fevered dreams of musician Hot Sugar and discover over 80 unique melodies in this synesthetic adventure on the HTC Vive

Our new green screen setup for capturing Mixed Reality
06/17/2017

Our new green screen setup for capturing Mixed Reality

Viacom NEXT and NYC Media Lab Launch Viacom Music + VR Fellowship - VRScout
06/14/2017
Viacom NEXT and NYC Media Lab Launch Viacom Music + VR Fellowship - VRScout

Viacom NEXT and NYC Media Lab Launch Viacom Music + VR Fellowship - VRScout

Share TweetViacom’s emerging entertainment technology group, Viacom NEXT, and NYC Media Lab have created a fellowship program to “encourage the development of premier music-based virtual reality content for audiences.” Viacom NEXT, in collaboration with NYC Media Lab, recently launched their 2017 Vi...

"[Alex Kipman] was so enthusiastic to see their Withdrawal music video demo (which both of us found to be pretty awesome...
05/19/2017
Mixed Reality: Can Microsoft Build IT?

"[Alex Kipman] was so enthusiastic to see their Withdrawal music video demo (which both of us found to be pretty awesome) that he inadvertently cut in front of me in the line."

I first got in touch with Alex Kipman back in 2008, when I was writing an article for a gaming magazine about a secretively code-named “Project Natal,” w...

"One Acer demo that stood out and actually allowed me to move around to test the tracking capabilities of the headset, w...
05/19/2017
Hands-on: Acer VR Headset for Microsoft's Mixed Reality Platform – Road to VR

"One Acer demo that stood out and actually allowed me to move around to test the tracking capabilities of the headset, was a volumetric music video experience created by Viacom NEXT"

Thursday morning at Microsoft’s Build conference, the company announced the opening of pre-orders for two new VR dev kits. Developers in the US and Canada can now pre-order the Acer ($299) and HP ($329) Mixed Reality headsets. Delivery of the headsets is scheduled for August 2017. I was able to get…

Viacom Next Debuts Mixed Reality Music Video - VRScout
05/19/2017
Viacom Next Debuts Mixed Reality Music Video - VRScout

Viacom Next Debuts Mixed Reality Music Video - VRScout

Share TweetVR and holograms come together in this unique music experience. This week Viacom NEXT, the growing VR division of the Viacom media conglomerate, premiered its latest venture into the world of immersive entertainment: A hypnotic music video hybrid that combines holographic imagery with a v...

05/19/2017
Withdrawal VR Teaser Trailer

Withdrawal VR Teaser Trailer

Recording artist Max Frost performs his hit single "Withdrawal" to you face to face in this virtual reality musical experience through abandoned cityscapes a...

Withdrawal Premieres at Microsoft Build
05/19/2017

Withdrawal Premieres at Microsoft Build

Chocolate wins Artistic Achievement Award at Vision VR/AR Summit
05/19/2017
Unity Vision VR/AR Summit 2017: Courtside for the Convergence of Realities - VRScout

Chocolate wins Artistic Achievement Award at Vision VR/AR Summit

Share TweetVirtual Reality continues to evolve, Constrained Reality is a Renowned Biologist’s take on the mind’s VR “software,” Mixed Reality is bringing it all together—and Vision Summit 2017 is where the industry’s ideas and the innovators came together. When it comes to changing the game for XR,…

David Liu: Virtual Realities, Virtual Futures
05/19/2017
David Liu: Virtual Realities, Virtual Futures

David Liu: Virtual Realities, Virtual Futures

What is the exact nature of your role at Viacom? We are Viacom NEXT, an R&D group within Viacom who are creating, producing, and exploring Virtual Reality (VR) 1 as it pertains to entertainment. We’re…

The Melody of Dust and Chocolate featured at VRTL hosted by Paramount Studios
05/19/2017
VRTL Summit

The Melody of Dust and Chocolate featured at VRTL hosted by Paramount Studios

VRTL Summit is the leading network for investors and executives defining the future of virtual reality and augmented reality for entertainment and games.

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