CNN launches VR app on Oculus Rift

CNN has launched its virtual reality news app, CNNVR, on Oculus Rift headsets, promising users a deeper sense of ‘connectedness’ with the news. The app was created in partnership with visual development and experience company Magnopus and offers breaking news video in a VR environment, as well as immersive 360° video. CNN said the app […]

CNN launches VR division

US news broadcaster CNN has officially launched CNNVR, its new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform. The global division, which sits within CNN Digital, will cover major news events in 360-video and produce weekly virtual reality experiences. CNN said that its new VR platform will make it easier to access this content on every […]