GoPro announces its new VR video app, livestreaming tools

GoPro pushes heavily into VR with its new GoPro VR and wireless streaming tools for VR.

Published Sun, Apr 17 2016 9:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

GoPro has just launched its fresh new portal for all things 360-degree/VR videos, something the company has called "GoPro VR".

GoPro announces its new VR video app, livestreaming tools |

The company also unveiled its HEROCast wireless streaming tool for VR, which is called LiveVR. GoPro also announced the pricing for its new Omni rig, which will cost $5000 for the entire bundle which includes six cameras, Kolor software, smart remote, cables, memory cards, and more.

If you already have six GoPro cameras, you can buy the rig on its own for $1500, and pre-orders for the Omni open up tomorrow. GoPro VR on the other hand, will launch tomorrow, as well as the VR headset-friendly iOS and Android apps on their respective stores.

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