Will VR be the next “computing platform”?

Facebook Looks to Bring Virtual Reality to Mobile Devices

Facebook Inc. is vying to bring virtual reality to your phone. The social network is working on a stand-alone video app that would support 360-degree or “spherical” videos, people familiar with the matter said. The format, typically compiled from multiple cameras, allows users to change their viewing perspective by tilting their phones. As conceived, the app would work on many platforms including Apple Inc.’s devices and those using Google Inc.’s Android operating system. Development of the app is in early stages and it is unclear when or if the app will launch, said the people, who declined to be named discussing the confidential project. Facebook declined to comment. ….[READ]


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