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YouTube planning livestreaming 360-degree video support

Google will reportedly support live 360-degree video on YouTube soon
By: Anthony Garreffa | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: Feb 3, 2016 12:22 pm

It looks like Google is going to be jumping on the 360-degree video bandwagon, with reports surfacing that YouTube will soon include support for live 360-degree videos.




YouTube already supports 360-degree videos, but not live broadcasted 360-degree videos, which is the big change here. BuzzFeed's report says that YouTube has been having meetings with multiple 360-degree camera manufacturers, as they want to have partners who will build 360-degree livestreaming into their products.


YouTube has plans of creating a new platform that is capable of high-quality, live 360-degree videos, no matter who is shooting them, or what camera they're using.


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