Chanel Summers Joins VRstudios
as Vice President of Creative Development
Bellevue WA, June 8, 2017 — VRstudios, provider of globally acclaimed virtual reality solutions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) businesses, announced the latest addition to its executive team with Chanel Summers joining the company as Vice President of Creative Development.
Chanel brings a wealth of experience and industry recognition to the VRstudios team. She is a pioneer in the field of interactive audio with over 20 years of experience in the video game industry, and Chanel has been a respected game producer and designer, Microsoft’s first audio technical evangelist, and a member of the original Xbox team – having helped to design and support the audio system for that groundbreaking console while creating the first ever support team for content creators. She co-founded the industry respected audio design group Syndicate 17, and is a leader in immersive audio for VR and mixed reality projects. She is also a world-traveling speaker and long-time game audio educator, as well as a lecturer and director of the Experimental Audio Design Lab in USC’s Interactive Media & Games Division.
“Chanel has been a valued partner to VRstudios and contributor to our products for quite a while,” commented Kevin Vitale, VRstudios CEO. “We are thrilled that Chanel is now formally part of VRstudios’ leadership. We are fortunate to have someone of her caliber and industry standing helping us deliver leading-edge VR attractions to our location-based entertainment customers. In her capacity as VP of Creative Development, Chanel will be responsible for the development and delivery of all our VR Attraction content products.”
“Partnering with VRstudios over the last year has enabled me to witness their leadership and passion in pioneering VR for commercial entertainment,” said Chanel. “They’ve doubled down on location-based entertainment with some amazing new products on the horizon and I’m super excited to be part of it!”
VRstudios ( www.vrstudios.com) is the VR industry’s premier global solutions provider for Location-Based Entertainment businesses. By selling complete solutions that can be quickly installed and efficiently operated, VRstudios is a one-stop-shop that makes it easy for owners and operators to offer innovative virtual reality attractions to their guests. VRstudios launched in 2014 as the first company to offer location-based, fully immersive VR with free-roaming, wireless and untethered, multi-player capabilities.
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