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Company Overview of 8i

Company Overview

8i develops and offers virtual reality software and technology. The company is based in Wellington, New Zealand.


New Zealand

Key Executives for 8i

Group Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Group Director and Co-Founder
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

8i Key Developments

8i and Time Inc. Partner to bring Message to Mars Holographic Recordings of Buzz Aldrin and Reggie Watts to LIFE VR and Time

8i and Time Inc. have announced a partnership to bring holographic messages, recorded by 8i as part of a Mars mission initiative also announced to LIFE VR’s global audience. LIFE VR, in conjunction with Time, will distribute Message to Mars recordings from Buzz Aldrin and Reggie Watts created with 8i technology as immersive virtual reality experiences in early 2017. Aldrin and Watts are the first two participants taking part in the project with additional notable participants expected to be announced early in 2017. Each inspirational holographic message reflects the participant and their own unique take on the Mars mission; with Buzz Aldrin sharing his personal experience and vision for sending humans to Mars, and the talented Reggie Watts performing an improvisational humorous song in his trademark beat-boxing style.

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