What is Redpill VR?

Redpill VR is a technology company focused on creating the future of music through our groundbreaking interactive social experiences and content platform that connects us all through the power of music, creativity and art in stunning, high-end virtual reality.

At its core, Redpill is a virtual reality platform that enables unparalleled social interactivity, unlimited creativity, effortless distribution and robust monetization of consumer and developer-generated content through immersive virtual reality music experiences, events and venues.

Investors

Redpill VR recently closed its Series B funding in early 2019 through a private strategic investor. We are currently building an Unreal 4 VR development team for our Los Angeles and Montreal studios.

Sensorium Corporation is the major strategic partner and initial investor in Redpill. After announcing the partnership at E3 in 2019, Sensorium Corporation set to create the next-generation Social VR metaverse Sensorium Galaxy. Powered by Redpill platform, it brings AAA experience to multi-user VR – opening up an alternative virtual universe for communication, self-expression, and engagement in the spheres of entertainment. Redpill is currently under contract to produce the first worlds for Sensorium Galaxy- starting with worlds of Music and Motion, created in collaboration with acclaimed artists and visionaries, whose photorealistic avatars will perform in Sensorium worlds, as well as major entertainment partners – including iconic dance scene brands Ushuaïa Ibiza and Hï Ibiza, ID&T, Apenkooi. A team of over 100 AAA developers is being hired for this task.

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Industry Partners

Redpill is proud to be working along side the best of the best in the industry. Each one of these companies are pioneers and leaders in the evolution of dance music.

Pioneer DJ Americas, Inc. is the North and South American headquarters of Pioneer DJ and Pioneer Pro Audio. Our whole purpose is to understand and predict the future needs of DJs, clubs and the dance music community, and deliver products and services that enable, excite and provide total enjoyment. As an ‘entertainment creation company’, our wish is to provide many moments of great pleasure and exhilaration to all people who enjoy dance music.

Focused on the pursuit of absolute audio quality, Funktion One is an independent English inventor and manufacturer of professional loudspeaker systems.

Our innovative and efficient designs deliver clear, involving sound without the harshness often associated with more conventional approaches. The combination of our creative vision and technical understanding gives rise to products with exceptional transient capability, sonic purity and realism.

Native Instruments is the backbeat to the music industry. As the leaders in digital music creation and performance, we’re right there on stage and in the studio with global stars and legends in the making. Driven by our mission to make music creation more inclusive and accessible, our hardware, software and digital services provide innovative, fully-integrated solutions for hobbyists, amateurs and professionals of all styles and genres.

Ushuaïa is ranked one of the world’s best clubs by DJ Magazine, where it has enjoyed a top-ten standing since 2015. The club has a capacity of 4000 people, and is one of the biggest clubs in Ibiza. At peak, 12,000 visitors can pass by on peak days. One feature of the hotel is that some of the rooms have their balcony directly overlooking the club’s dance floor. The club has been host to many celebrity DJs including David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Avicii, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Oliver Heldens, Calvin Harris, Kygo and many others.

Our Team

LAURENT SCALLIE CEO
Laurent Scallie is deeply passionate about VR and has dedicated his life to this medium since 1992. His accomplishments include founding and running, as CEO, 3 VR companies from Location Based Entertainment (LBE) VR to introducing, developing, and fielding three generations of dismounted infantry military simulation systems to the U.S. Army. He was also a key catalyst behind the creation of Oculus. He was granted 3 patents in VR and has a couple more pending. He designed high-end VR hardware, middleware, software and VR content. He is also contributor to the VR Proto Awards and the Siggraph AR/VR contest.

DOM ROUSSY Content Director
With over 21 years of experience in video games, Dom has acquired a solid expertise in design, management, development of licenses, and original games on multiple platforms.Many years as Producer, Executive Producer and Head of Studio. He has participated in the realization of over 40 titles.
ALEXIS JOLIS-DESAUTELS Creative Director
Designer, mostly interested in new applications of science and psychology in the field of interactive experiences. Focused on issues of creativity and design processes. For 15+ years, worked on many small and big brands.
JACQUES FREGAULT Technology Director
Driven by challenge and innovation, he has worked over the past 10 years in the making of technology for games and interactive experiences. He is now primarily focussed on directing technical game teams using UE4 and/or Unity technologies.

GARY BRUNETTI Technical Art Director
He is a game and entertainment industry veteran with over 25 years of real time simulation development. His is focused on solving complex art production issues, building efficient and optimized art systems and streamlining art production processes.

LAURENT BETBEDER Spacial Audio Engineer
Designed and coded a cross-platform audio engine and content pipeline.

MARC PINARD Managing Director
A decade spent building applications and games for some of the most amazing entertainment franchises for the biggest out-of-home entertainment park has enabled Marc to decode the secrets behind genuine fun. By leveraging the simplicity of the rational design process, he has delivered fun, smart and bigger than life experiences to customers seeking entertainment novelty.

ISAIAH MARTIN CMO
Going on 20 years of spinning music, Isaiah Martin combines a driving mix without boundaries of Deep House, tech, progressive and remixes. He has the very unique ability to create a hybrid mix of fresh underground sound with influences of classics that only a 20 year record collection can deliver; combined with a distinct aptitude to read any crowd and absolutely rock the house. His trademark style has an inviting quality; never the same twice and always delivering driving, fluid mixes that make it really, really hard to stand still.

In the last couple of years Isaiah has catapulted up the ranks in the United States DJ circuit finding himself playing in some of the country’s best venues at some of the biggest events. His impact on the large event circuit has been phenomenal. He has played opening sets for Prince, Aerosmith, Janet Jackson, Sheila E, and Alanis Morissette among others.

BEN SEAGREN Brand Director
Utilizing over 20 years of experience in award-winning creative design, strategy, vision, communication and management, Ben’s results are illustrated through concept development and strategic execution for some of the most recognizable brands in the world such as Sony PlayStation, HBO, Redbull, Miramax, IFC, Pacha and DISTRIKT to name a few…
TIM BAYLOR CFO
Tim is a finance professional with over twenty years of business and finance experience across technology start-ups, financial institutions, real estate and clean energy industries including: First Edison, Seldera, GoPago, Ameresco, Bank of America, Fitch Ratings, G2 Capital Advisors and NRDC’s Center for Market Innovation.

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