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YouTube launches a VR App for DayDream 15 November 2016

Recently we’ve covered Google’s big announcement where along with Google Home, Chromecast Ultra, and Pixel Smartphones, Google announces the launch of DayDream – A VR headset, and now it takes one more step ahead by allowing viewers to stream VR videos via a new YouTube VR app. The app will allow YouTube users to stream …

Smartphones to bring VR mainstream 11 November 2016

According to a Juniper Research study, there is a forecast for about 60 million smartphone VR headsets to be shipped in 2021. This is going to be an increase of around 240 % on an expected 16.8 million recorded from this year. However smartphones bringing in lower prices, will account to only 7% of the hardware revenue. The …

US VR revenues to reach $38 bn in 2026 07 November 2016

According to a recent research by Greenlight Insights, Virtual Reality will experience “very modest growth” in the coming two years but will eventually reach annual revenues of $38 billion in 2026. The research also stated that the VR hardware suh as VR cameras, head-mounted displays and other hardware will account for about 61% of the total VR industry …

VR Video Viewing to generate $8.2 bn by 2020 03 November 2016

According to a new research by Ovum, Virtual Reality Video viewing will generate $8.2 billion (€7.5 billion) revenues by 2020 and will make more money than VR video gaming. Since, millions of consumers have mobile headsets and spend good amount of video viewing, VR video will take off. Subscription, purchasing physical media, advertising revenues are going to …

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 …

Valve with Steam enters 360 Video Streaming Service race. 18 October 2016

360 video is coming to Steam and it appears as if Valve are aiming excessive in phrases of the high-quality they’re aiming to supply to purchaser VR headsets. Nonetheless, after years of writing about so-referred to as groundbreaking 360 camera rigs and the upward push of numerous so-known as groundbreaking VR video startups, there’s still …

Research states VR uptake in UK will be Slow 14 October 2016

According to a recent study by Strategy Analytics, VR uptake in the UK is going to be a ‘slow burn’ this year, amounting to only 3% of Brits owning VR headsets. The research stated that 92% of the VR hardware sales will be for basic smartphone models such as Samsung Gear and Google Cardboard. The Gaming console attached …

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 …

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