Immersive Space Programme Augmented Reality Experience

• beacons & IPS  • photogrammetry  • 360° video production  • 360° video streaming

©2017 Plan BETA Limited

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• developing iSPARX for
the Immersive Space Programme


Joff Rae


Line Producer / PlanBETA  |  Te Atiawa, Taranaki  |  
@ The Bunker  |  Producer & Creative / New Media Artist with international cognisance in experiential media, arts & entertainment / developer of creative projects / & maker of iconic events.


Audrey Holyoake

admin / designer

@ The Bunker  |  Audrey has qualifications in Visual Communication & skill as a designer & artist; talent in painting chairs & weaving harekeke; & valuable administration & executive PA experience of events, tours & venues.
Plan BETA & Immersive Space Programme Director.


Finn Beattie

HoD digital

@ The Bunker - originally from Taranaki (NPBH) Finn is a founder of the Lost Boys, the digital department of the Immersive Space Programme.  Finn is Head of Digital, has assumed the role of COO & maintains a Directorship in the Immersive Space Programme.
Massey University, Bachelor of Design, Spatial.


James Norling

lead technical

@ The Bunker - Lower Hutt born & bred, recent graduate is a founder of the Lost Boys, the digital department of the Immersive Space Programme.  James is the Lead Technical of Digital & CTO of the Immersive Space Programme.
Massey University, Bachelor of Design, Spatial.  


Ethan Wimsett

creative / developer

@ The Square - originally from Taranaki (NPBH) Ethan is a founder of the Lost Boys, the digital department of the Immersive Space Programme.  Ethan has a Creative role & will manage media production when a studio is developed.
Massey University, Bachelor of Design, Spatial.  


Oscar Holyoake

360° editor / SFX

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* based in Auckland  |  Te Atiawa, Taranaki |  Qualified in Digital Media, Animation & Digital Video Oscar develops & delivers content & visuals (LED & OB) for major events & sports fixtures with Monstavision/Techfront.


Cole Holyoake

industrial design
@ The Bunker  |  Te Atiawa, Taranaki |  Bachelor of Design Innovation, Industrial Design from Victoria with a Post Grad Diploma in front end web development Cole is acknowledged for talent & skill in graphics & design.


Aaron Hobman

production manager

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* based in Auckland  |  Production Manager & Director at Plan BETA, Aaron is production manager for various events (Homegrown, WCC Waitangi Day) & a key supplier for several large scale tour, concerts & major events.


Josh Hill

3D animator / SFX

@ The Square - 3D modelling, animation, rigging & SFX.

Josh is the content creator with 3D animated models & video editing including After Effects & SFX elements.


Cameron Walker

* based in Taupo.  Technician, Cameron is the computer & network technician & consultant for the iSPARX group operations.  Practical experience & a developed network of suppliers.

contractors & team

Isaac Paterson - UAV pilot / enginer; Jos Wheeler - director / dop / documentary maker & photographer / DoP; Tavita David Saena - documentary maker / director / location manager; Mac Te Ngahue - education & culture advisor; Roger Jay Johnson - account manager; Zen Joseph - account manager;  Darryl DLT Thompson - DJ / producer / artist; Chris CK Payton - audio engineer; John H Morrison - location manager; Nathan Meek - graphic design / UI. Contractors are located across New Zealand predominantly Auckland & Wellington but also Dunedin, Nelson, Hawkes Bay & Rotorua. Other featured & regular contractors are based in Melbourne, Sydney, Los Angeles, Singapore & Paris + PlanBETA retain several reputable artists.

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Shelley Kopu  |  director

Te Atiawa, Taranaki  |  Shelley Kopu is the Employment Relations Manager and Legal Counsel at ASB Bank in Auckland.  In a career that has spanned more than 20 years she has held senior management positions in large private companies, law and accountancy firms.

A member of the Institute of Directors she is a Trustee of the Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust, a Tui Ora Director & Director on the board Papa Rererangi i Puketapu (PRIP) New Plymouth Airport.


Reuben Friend  |  director

 Pākehā, Ngāti Maniapoto  |  Reuben is the Director of Pātaka Art+Museum in Wellington – one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s highest visited regional institutions that specialises in Māori and indigenous art from the Pacific rim.

From 2009 to 2013 Reuben was the Curator of Māori and Pacific Arts at City Gallery Wellington and in 2014 he was appointed to the position of Exhibitions Officer at Logan Art Gallery in Brisbane, Australia. He has curated numerous exhibitions with many leading artists from Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, Canada and the Pacific. He has a Masters in Māori Visual Arts and Post Graduate Museum Studies qualifications from Te Pūtahi ā Toi School of Māori Visual Arts at Massey University in Palmerston North. 


Craig Meek  |  technology evangelist & entrepreneur

A world leader in data visualization and founder of several successful interactive media businesses including terabyte Interactive now recognised as the oldest multimedia company in the world. Craig is expert at developing technology strategies to address opportunities and pioneered the first online real-time 3D graphics for the America’s Cup as co-founder of Virtual Spectator. He also spent several years developing and exploiting data capture to create 3D parallel racing for WRC TV coverage .

In 2013 craig founded a revolutionary new patented video service platform called SuiteBox a leader in virtual banking and the first to enable digital signing of contracts while in a digital workspace. Recently returned to sports and founded Centurion Cricket Club in partnership with Magnify with the goal of commercialising and developing AR and VR technologies for cricket globally.


Kevin Smith  |  solicitor & legal representation.

Wellington based lawyer Kevin Smith has represented Plan BETA Limited since incorporation & now acts for Immersive Space Programme Limited.  He has broad knowledge in commercial law & provides a basis to company decisions on intellectual property, agreements & contracting including licensing.

Shane James  |  curator / kaitiaki

Muaupoko (Rangitane, Te Ati Awa, Te Arawa, Ngai Tahu)  |  Shane is kaitiaki (guardian) of the Maori collection at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa - Collections Manager.

Artist Shane James, Muaupoko (Rangitane, Te Ati Awa, Te Arawa, Ngai Tahu) draws on extensive travel and experience with other cultures to pursue his own cultural identity through art.  “Experiencing the rich culture of other people has helped build an appreciation of their culture, and also of my own” he says.


Jason Gleason  |  mentor

CEO and co-founder of Eight Wire, a data exchange software service.

Coming from a business intelligence background, Jason was frustrated with the challenges and risk of moving information between technology systems. Eight Wire was founded to give governments and financial services organisations a secure and flexible method to share information. This has led to delivery of a cloud-hosted SaaS product that meets the technical, political and security needs of the worlds largest enterprises.


Plan BETA  Limited  |  media production

A destination for event & media rich content - we produce + event / image / design//

Plan BETA help clients inspire spectacular & engaging experiences: events, promotions, design, digital, print & engagement; innovators in exhibits, social & mobile, location & moving image. >> online / offline / live / interactive//


Lost Boys Digital Limited  |  Digital 3D & 360° build

With projects at Te Papa, AbTeC (Canada) & major public events involving huge AR subjects & VR installations the Lost Boys team has established a presence... a fresh startup the Lost Boys have spent a year as interns on projects from Mahuki (Te Papa incubator) & Plan BETA while completing degrees & eventually taking a residency at Toi Poneke.  The residency was an opportunity to develop the basis of a business that would contribute independently to the Immersive Space Programme by Plan BETA.

Alpha State Limited  |  Cole Holyoake Design & indie[prod]:OscarHolyoake

+ design graphics, web & industrial.

+ editing & video SFX; 360° video & media production, after effects & SFX.

+ audio & LX; studio production.

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SkyzoneNZ  |  UAV / drones; aerial & stabilisation camera systems

+ 102 CAA certification; highest insurance & flight capability rating in New Zealand (one of 3)

+ capture of specialised video & stills photography; 360° video & media production; gimbals & remote camera systems. 

+ studio & post production facilities.

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TWO GOATS  |  London & New York  |

+ Two goats is an immersive content creators studio, specialists in content, marketing and production for lifestyle brands and entertainment. Our award-winning team has worked with the biggest networks, producing over 300 shows and live events, more than 50 AR/VR/Mixed 360° experiences and branded content for the largest clients in the world.

Two Goats pioneered world’s-first experiences for Lamborghini, Absolut Vodka, BBC, FIFA, AEG Entertainment, Mastercard, Toyota, Olympics, Viacom, A&E and NBCUniversal, among others.


ARIVAL  |  It’s gameday, everyday |

+ Arival technology brings your fans into the game like never before, using augmented reality to visualize real-time player data whilst engaging them with gamification. 

+ With the Arival platform, the technology isn’t just limited to the field or court, we can create fan engagement from the court to the stadium, to the city and beyond. 

+ Gameday is no longer once a week, with Arival its every day.



Immersive Space Programme Limited

Company number : 6296047

NZ Business Number : 9429046165220

Incorporation Date : 01 Jun 2017

Total Number of Shares: 1500
Extensive Shareholding: No

Shareholders in Allocation:


Allocation 1:
300 shares (20.00%)


Allocation 2:
300 shares (20.00%)



Allocation 3:
300 shares (20.00%)


Allocation 4:
300 shares (20.00%)



Allocation 5:
300 shares (20.00%)



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iSPARX is a collaborative platform...

Plan BETA has independently developed the basis of the iSPARX product & platform; has advanced the production process for 360° video & immersive media including database, front end R&D & demonstration media.  Furthermore the company has developed streaming 2D & 360° video on multiple platforms & in AR & VR (Unity); established publishing & licensing; established & developed content & websites; & maintained & developed relationships with suppliers & clients.


The Lost Boys Digital are the iSPARX Development group; with R&D, 3D models & asset development including templates & practical examples of AR & spatial Apps.  The independent company Lost Boys Limited operate with autonomy in the GLAM sector & retain an interest in iSPARX; the company specialise in 3D asset production & development of standards & processing for the iSPARX platform.


3SIX0DEGREES & ALPHA State provide or have provided services to iSPARX & Plan BETA.  JACOB Industries Limited established the Immersive Space Programme Limited in 2017.


make contact with us directly...

iSPARX by Plan BETA is not an alternative to a conventional design or production company >>> we are nonconformist, schismatic & eccentric: & we enjoy what we do!

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