Welcome to Blueplanet VR

Our goal is to create leading volumetric VR content of remarkable locations on the planet. True-to-life VR utilizing advanced technology coupled with experienced environment capture and rich art direction is the closest thing to experiencing these compelling and special places, we believe you will agree.

BLUEPLANET VR is available on Oculus Quest and SteamVR at these links:



BLUEPLANET PRINTS is now offering fine art prints of many of the app’s locations at this link:

Blueplanet VR

Blueplanet VR is a curated collection of over 40 photogrammetric experiences of unique and powerful scenic and cultural heritage locations worldwide, ranging from Borobudur Temple in Indonesia to Bears Ears National Monument in the southwestern US. With a high level of digital production and art direction, BPVR offers compelling 6DOF presence and mobility within these remarkable locations, some even offering hang gliding flight experiences over spectacular terrains. Interactive features are used to deepen understanding and insight of these fascinating and unique locations. 

The gallery below illustrates sample scenes of the entire catalog of volumetric locations. The main application contains over 40 scenes but a free demo containing 3 sample scenes to try is available on Steam.  Future volumes are upcoming. 

Interview and background information HERE.

Supported headsets include Oculus Quest & Rift, HTC Vive & VivePro, and Valve Index.

Blueplanet VR is available for $24.95 on








Blueplanet VR was formed in 2018 by Eric Hanson, previously of xRez Studio, a formative VR practice specializing in 360 capture technology, cultural heritage, and science visualization content. With a background in design, architecture, photography, and visual effects, Eric finds enormous potential in volumetric VR for creating important and meaningful experiences.

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We are located in sunny Santa Monica, California.