Google’s VR platform Daydream to launch in the coming weeks

Google is set to launch in the coming weeks its virtual reality platform Daydream, according to a report by Bloomberg. The company is investing large sums of money in virtual-reality films and programs, as part of a plan to line up exclusive content for the debut of the service.

 

Google is focused on mobile-based VR. Daydream will present users a rage of apps, including YouTube and HBO Now, the streaming platform of the American programmer.

 

According to what people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg, Google will help promote projects from Hulu LLC and fund the production of 360-degree videos with YouTube. In addition, the division of Alphabet Inc. has also partnered with video-game producers and sports leagues.

 

Google had announced the launch of the platform during its I/O 2016 upfront, held in May. By then, the launch of Daydream was already scheduled for Q316.