|Description||Interactive Visual Technologies|
ArKaos is a leading provider of technology for live visual performances Since its start in 1996, it develops visual synthesizers that trigger and manipulate the graphic content that is displayed on large screens at events, concerts, clubs and more. ArKaos is the maker of the well-known videojockeying software ArKaos VJ and GrandVJ, the media server software ArKaos MediaMaster as well as the new and unique A-Series hardware mediaservers.
Mission and Vision ArKaos’ mission is to bring visuals to the world of music, by developing tools that create videos to music or produce visual shows at performances.
ArKaos’ vision is to be the leading developer of technology that integrates and synchronizes video and music, or visual shows and live performances.
Technology leader ArKaos is a leading developer of real-time visual processing technologies. It develops visual synthesizers that allow the triggering and manipulation of still and video graphics in real-time. At the core of its products is the ArKaos Engine, which has been continuously refined over the years. It runs on both PC and Mac, and is essential to the superior performance of the ArKaos products. The ArKaos technology incorporates formats such as Windows Media Video, Quicktime, Shockwave Flash, MPEG and more.
ArKaos started as a software company but today it also develops unique hardware media servers that deliver an unrivalled performance in speed, effects and manipulation of simultaneous high definition videostreams.
Chart-Toppers ArKaos first made its name in the European concert scene where its technicians have worked with the visual effects for concerts by Daft Punk, Front 242, M People, U2, David Bowie, Jean-Michel Jarre, The Scorpions, the French charity music festivals Les EnfoirÃ©s and Les Voix de l’Espoir, and more. ArKaos software is frequently used by major artists such as U2, Fatboy Slim and Roger Sanchez, to create the visuals for their performances. ArKaos technology has also been used at fashion shows for creators such as Dior and Hugo Boss.
Multinational Clients ArKaos has assisted at many corporate events for brands such as Ford, McDonalds, Apple, Microsoft X-Box, Roland, G-Shock, AXE, SEAT and many others. Governments have contracted the services of ArKaos for events such as the 850th Anniversary of the City of Moscow and the 50th Anniversary of the Republic of India.