Virtual reality filmmaking moves forward

Marielle Segarra Jul 27, 2017
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Virtual reality filmmaking moves forward

Marielle Segarra Jul 27, 2017
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Google wants to make virtual reality films easier to create. It’s investing in a technology called VR180 — virtual reality in 180 degrees, rather than 360. The company is launching a new VR180 file format on its YouTube platform and partnering with Lenovo and LG to make affordable 180 degree cameras. Could Google jump-start virtual reality filmmaking?

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