Already a veteran of the mobile phones’ industry, Samsung knows very well that gadgets today are of little use if they don’t feature good media content. As such, the South Korean tech Goliath released a 360-degree outlook app for Gear VR headsets. The software features content material that subscribers can download and stream.
The new feature is designed to be used jointly with Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 smartphone and is supposed to increase video content options. Samsung is trying to answer the queries of early clients of virtual reality headsets.
Milk VR is available free of charge, but it only offers 10 films. The app has seven categories: Motion, Music, Planet VR, Recent, Trending, Sports and VR Life. Nevertheless, for the time being most of the classes lack content. The app’s contents incorporates footage showing beautiful road trips, motion pictures shot from aircrafts, a waterfront perspective of Dubai, Hong Kong airplane city view or a snappy trip in Italy. Apart from landscape imagery, users can also find music features, sports features and even action videos. The app is still in its outset and heaps of content are probably going to be accessible in the not so distant future.
The Gear VR was released by Samsung in the U.S. on December 8 under the name of “Innovator’s Edition”. The price label listed $199 and the device did not target the standard buyers, but rather tech developers. Samsung released the mobile –sourced virtual reality after designing it in collaboration with Facebook’s Oculus VR. Oculus VR is the producer of Oculus Rift, a VR headset originally created for gaming purposes. Oculus VR is likewise not accessible as a buyer rendition.
Milk VR comes to enhance the variety of apps that Samsung created for media content. The South Korean tech company already launched Milk Video- a feature streaming application, and Milk Music offering radio services.
Ben Gilbert from Engadget, who had chance to test the app, explained that the software can be easily mastered by sliding fingers to the back or to the front on the Gear VR’s touchpad. At that point the categories will spin around the user, who can pick one of them or try them all.
Samsung Gear VR is designed to get the best out of media content. Tech Fans of the kit are already testing it with other gadgets like the Google Cardboard. It is likewise likely that a portion of the footage available with the app could have been caught by Samsung’s own 360-degree cam.
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