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NBA will show games in virtual reality 26 October 2016

Professional sports league NBA Digital and NextVR are all ready to live-stream NBA League Pass games delivered to their viewers in Virtual reality. Companies are set to broadcast the games in VR, at least once every week during the 2016-17 basketball season, with dedicated announcers, multiple unmanned camera angles and optimized graphics. The game breaks will also …

Google’s big launch and what’s in for Video Streaming? 12 October 2016

4K is trending, and just as we expected, Google has reacted to Roku’s 4K launch at an unbelievable cost.. This Tuesday, Google launches one of its fastest streaming dongles so far – the Chromecast ultra. No, doubt, Chromecast devices have been great hit in the video streaming space in the past days. But when Roku …

VR Hardware Revenues to touch $50 Bn by 2021 06 October 2016

According to a Juniper Research study, Virtual Reality may be making small steps but it is expected to take a hike in the coming five years. The research states that given the recent launches by many giants in the internet space, the VR hardware revenues are expected to touch $50 billion by 2021, which is a ten …

Sky launches a VR app for Android and iOS 04 October 2016

Sky has announced the launch of its virtual reality app for iOS and Android platforms, which will feature a great range of 360-degree video content. Sky is bringing two new VR experiences through this app including Sky Sports and an English National Ballet production of Giselle. Other VR content to be featured through the app are the VR …

Discovery launches Seeker VR, an OTT 360-video and VR offering 27 September 2016

Discovery has launched a video streaming platform combining the worlds of 360-video OTT and virtual reality. The service is launched through a YouTube channel having a raft of 360 video content from digital content specialists. The discovery team will travel the world to collect 360 and VR experiences for the channel. The seeker platform was launched early this …

FOX SPORTS VR App to Bring Live Sports Streaming in Virtual Reality 16 September 2016

Fox Sports, the leading sports Video streaming Platform is all set to stream the non-conference US college football showdown between No 3 Ohio State and No 14 Oklahoma in VR through a new Virtual Reality app for iOS & Android. Fans can download and install the app the same way they do for their FOX Sports GO, FOX Sports’ …

Google to soon launch a VR Platform – Daydream 31 August 2016

According to a Bloomberg report, Google is all set to launch its virtual reality platform Daydream in the coming weeks. The company is spending huge in virtual reality films and programs as part of plan to prepare content for debuting service. Google is focusing on mobile-based VR. Daydream will offer a huge range of apps including VOD …

Sliver.tv launches a 2D-to-VR On-demand Platform 25 August 2016

A New startup Sliver.tv has recently launched an open beta version of its 2D-to-VR platform that will allow eSports users to add virtual reality into their favorite content. Sliver.tv is planning to incorporate virtual reality into all of its live sports and VOD services. Sliver.tv has a set of patents covering the use of multiple “virtual …

China Media Capital to take a stake in VR start-up NextVR 12 August 2016

Virtual Reality is definitely taking up swiftly. NExtVR, a video streaming platform broadcaster of live events as well as VR headsets, is currently in a phase to acquire funding. The startup has successfully raised $80 million and is now looking over Asian markets to reach. The Shanghai investment group, China Media Capital (CMC) has also acquired …

VR is a niche market, but is growing fast 05 August 2016

VR remains a niche market at this writing, but it’s a growing one with huge potential. Several consumer headsets and VR cameras are now available to ship to consumers. According to Forrester Research, there will be 52 million headsets sold by 2020. Other analysts are predicting 171 million headsets sold by 2018. Either way, analysts …

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