WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Doghead Simulations, an enterprise virtual reality software company co-founded by two Full Sail University graduates and Hall of Fame members, Chance Glasco and Elbert Perez, alongside industry veterans Mat Chacon and Lily Snyder, and Full Sail University are proud to announce the opening of Doghead Simulations Eastern U.S. Headquarters on the Full Sail University Campus.
The newly-constructed Doghead Simulations Eastern U.S. Headquarters located in Winter Park, FL, is a multipurpose office and event space for the company to build, test and give demos of its VR product, rumii. The space provides a new opportunity for Doghead Simulations to integrate into the education at Full Sail University, offering real world opportunities for students to interact with an enterprise VR and emerging technology company.
"We're always working to stay on the cutting edge of technology at Full Sail," said Isis Jones, Full Sail University Chief Information Officer. "We're ecstatic to see the goals of our institution and the creative vision of our graduates intersect in this new space and we're so happy to welcome Chance and Elbert back home to their alma mater to share their experiences and build yet another successful era in the tech industry."
Doghead Simulations' virtual reality product, rumii, is an immersive communications software that enables teams worldwide to assemble and collaborate with a suite of productivity tools in virtual meeting spaces. Full Sail University alumni, CCO Chance Glasco (Infinity Ward, Call of Duty, Medal of Honor) and CTO Elbert Perez (Xbox One, HTC Vive, SmartGlass, Halo 4), are two of the four founding members of Doghead Simulations, alongside CEO Mat Chacon (software start-up management veteran) and COO Lily Snyder (globally recognized leader in the VR industry and specialist in distributed software teams) with the team being augmented by CMO Amber Osborne (reported by Forbes as #2 most influential CMO). Doghead Simulations is a globally distributed technology company that built rumii to fundamentally improve the way people communicate. They will also be announcing their latest Early Access Release for rumii, which will be publically available for download at rumii.net for PC and MAC. rumii runs in VR on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
"We are so excited to be part of the Full Sail family, a globally recognized leader and pioneer in education and entertainment. The opening of our Eastern U.S. Headquarters on the Full Sail campus will allow us to grow throughout the U.S. and be our launching pad to the rest of the world. At Doghead Simulations, we are fundamentally improving the way people communicate and the partnership we have with Full Sail solidifies the commitment of both our organizations to improving education through the power of VR," said Mat Chacon, CEO of Doghead Simulations.
About Doghead Simulations:
Doghead Simulations is a market leader in enterprise virtual reality software that empowers people and organizations to communicate more efficiently and with less effort. Doghead Simulations software enables customers to collaborate with ease, engage naturally, and see quantifiable productivity gains to stay ahead of the competition.
About Full Sail University:
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment, media, arts and technology. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has received accolades throughout its history, including most recently: One of the 2017 "Top Graduate & Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design" by The Princeton Review, one of the 2016 "Top 25 Music Schools" by The Hollywood Reporter, and one of the 2017 "Top 50 Film Schools" by The Wrap Magazine. The Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges also named Full Sail the 2016 "School/College of the Year."
Full Sail University is a graduate and undergraduate degree-granting institution offering on-campus and online degree programs in areas related to Art & Design, Business, Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, Sports, and Technology. With over 60,000+ graduates worldwide, Full Sail alumni have worked on countless award-winning projects with individual recognition including OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Video Game Award honors.
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