Getty Images has this week announced they are making available a range of virtual reality images available to developers and also when the Oculus Rift consumer hardware hits stores early in 2016.
Getty will make 360 degree imagery available for the Oculus virtual reality platform to provide users with an engaging virtual reality experience of enchanting creative stills, together with some of the world’s more memorable moments in news, sports and entertainment.
If you are lucky enough to own an Oculus Rift developer headset you can now access the Oculus 360 Photos app on the Oculus Store. Getty Images explains more :
The 360 View app by Getty Images features exclusive, high-quality 360 degree imagery that gives users a chance to revisit and dive into their favorite moments and places, from the Cannes Film Festival to the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
New imagery will be continually added, transporting viewers into the heart of the action, from the red carpet of the world’s glitziest events to the playing grounds of sports’ major games and exotic locations from around the world, in this wholly immersive experience.
360° View by Getty Images can be experienced today with the Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S6 series. The collection will also be available for streaming on the highly anticipated Oculus Rift, due for launch Q1 2016.
For more information on the new VR imagery jump over to the Getty Images website for details via the link below.Filed Under: Technology News