Head-mounted displays (HMDs) like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are currently the pinnacle of virtual reality (VR) technology. While they have ignited the VR flame these devices aren’t yet available to consumers, but mobile devices are. VR’s rapid expansion into the public consciousness is largely down to mobile VR headsets, Google Cardboard or Samsung’s Gear VR are two of the most well known, with a diverse range of other designs available. And companies are developing easier solutions for consumers to consume immersive content at home and on the go. VR Innovation, LLC is one business doing just that, with the launch of its specialised web software.
The Tampa, Florida-based firm has unveiled its new online software that enables businesses to deliver 3??D VR solutions including VR video streaming, advanced VR video compression, and VR video post-production services. It’s solution will allow customers to view VR content within a web browser, meaning no downloading or third-party software is required. Users simply point, click, and instantly stream high-resolution video content on their mobile devices.
VR Innovation’s web software supports multiple platforms including: Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Note 4, Samsung Gear VR, Android OS, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, iPhone 6, iPad and PC. As well as 180-degree and 360-degree video in all HTML5 supported formats including MP4, WebM, and Ogv, alongside iOS inline video.
VRFocus will continue to follow any advances in VR technology, reporting back with the latest announcements.