According to its drive to make digital actuality (VR) content material extra accessible to individuals all over the world, Google has entered right into a partnership with South Korean cell provider LG Uplus Corp.
LG Uplus on Friday stated that it might arrange a fund with Google to put money into VR content material, Yonhap information company reported.
The settlement, made in the course of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held right here from January 8-11, is geared toward investing within the improvement of VR content material in the course of the first half of the yr, LG Uplus stated.
The content material will likely be seen via LG Uplus platforms and Google-owned world video streaming service YouTube.
LG Uplus will likely be chargeable for the planning and manufacturing of the VR content material and commercialisation rights in South Korea, whereas Google will purchase world distribution rights via YouTube, firm officers stated.
Over the previous few yr, Google has taken a number of initiatives to make VR content material extra standard on YouTube.
To make it simpler and cheaper to create in VR, the tech big launched the VR180 format.
Google partnered with with YouTube and immersive media firm VR Scout to launch a world collection of VR180 coaching academies – generally known as VR Creator Lab.
It launched the primary “VR Creator Lab” in Los Angeles in June 2018, and shortly delivered to Europe.