Sky to launch 360-degree video on Facebook

Sky has started producing 360-degree videos and will use Facebook as a distribution platform for this content, according to Sky’s MD of content Gary Davey. Speaking at a Royal Television Society event in London last night, Davey said that Sky has started producing some “really interesting” Virtual Reality (VR) content and filmed something “just the other […]

IM360 claims VR boxing first as Haye fight goes online

From today boxing fans will be able to relive the weekend’s boxing bout between former heavyweight champion David Haye and Mark de Mori in immersive Virtual Reality. The match will be available on Hayemaker 360, a VR app custom-built by interactive content specialist IM360 – the product of a partnership between IM360, Haye and Salter Brothers […]

YouTube adds 360-degree video to Google Cardboard VR initiative

YouTube has added 360-degree video support to parent company Google’s virtual reality offering, Google Cardboard. Announcing the rollout, YouTube said that all of the service’s 360-degree content is now available on Google Cardboard, providing a “truly immersive experience”. Google Cardboard is an initiative that lets viewers place their phone in a folded cardboard holder that […]

YouTube add 360-degree video support

YouTube has started to support 360-degree video uploads, allowing viewers to control the angle and point-of-view of supported video clips. The new feature will let users that are watching videos on the YouTube app change the angle of the video by moving around their phone of tablet. The same functionality is available via desktop on […]