360-degree video

Twitter’s Periscope launches live 360° video

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Twitter-owned video streaming service, Periscope, has launched live 360° video, offering a “more immersive way to experience those moments.” In a blog post announcing the… Read more

Mediapro to broadcast 4K El Clasico with 360° replays

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Spanish broadcaster Mediapro is to make 4K 360° replays of a forthcoming El Clasico football match between Real Badrid and Barcelona available for the first… Read more

Futuresource: 360-degree camera shipments to quadruple

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Shipments of 360-degree cameras are expected to quadruple this year, compared to last, according to Futuresource Consulting. The research firm claims that 150,000 360-degree camera… Read more

A dose of virtual reality

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Is VR the next big thing? Kate Bulkley looks at the bigger picture. The end of pure TV as we know it is nigh. In… Read more

Discovery launches Seeker virtual reality on YouTube

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Discovery has launched Seeker VR, an OTT 360°-video and virtual reality offering. The YouTube channel will have a raft of 360-degree content from digital content… Read more

BT Sport to showcase VR for Arsenal-Chelsea match

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BT Sport, the sport TV arm of the UK telecom operator, is providing a virtual reality experience based around this weekend’s football match between Chelsea… Read more

Facebook adds new tools for 360° video

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Facebook has added new publishing and analytics tools to boost its 360° video offering along with a new analytics tool for Facebook Live and a… Read more

BBC to offer virtual reality coverage of Olympics

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The BBC is to offer up to 100 hours of live and on-demand virtual reality coverage of the Rio Olympic Games via its BBC Sport… Read more

Telekom debuts Twitter Halo 360° video for YouTube VideoDays

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Deutsche Telekom is to provide 360° video coverage of the YouTube VideoDays Convention in Cologne, Germany on August 19-20 via Twitter Halo. The annual event,… Read more

Reuters partners with Samsung on 360-degree video

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Reuters has partnered with Samsung to offer virtual reality and 360-degree videos and photos. The Focus 360 scheme will see Reuters use Samsung Gear 360… Read more

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