Tag Archives: virtual reality

Formula 1 launches VR app

Formula 1 announced that it has reached a partnership agreement with virtual reality (VR) 360º providers The Dream VR to offer fans a new viewership experience, available on mobile, smart TVs and VR headsets. Thanks to the new F1 VR and 360º channel, available on any device compatible with The Dream VR app, fans will [...]

DirecTV sees growth in digital users during FIFA World Cup

DirecTV released data of its recent coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which was available for more than 8 million subscribers in Latin America. The company said that more than 1.6 million unique users accessed the content of the event through its TV Everywhere platforms, up 70% compared with the 2014 World Cup [...]

DirecTV to offer FIFA World Cup matches in virtual reality

DirecTV announced that it will offer, for the first time, the 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in Virtual Reality (VR). The technology will be available to prepaid and postpaid clients in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Subscribers will be able to access the games through the DirecTV Sports [...]

Claro Sports and Marca to offer Winter Olympics in virtual reality

Claro Sports and Marca have announced that they will deliver 50 hours of 2018 Winter Olympics programming in virtual reality. The content will be available through Marca Claro 360 app in 17 countries in Latin America. The companies will offer the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as skiing, curling, snowboarding, figure skating, short track [...]

WWE to offer virtual reality experiences

WWE announced a new partnership with NextVR to bring fans unique experiences in virtual reality, featuring highlights from select 2018 WWE special events. The virtual reality experiences will be approximately 10 minutes in length and available for free to fans globally on a new WWE channel within the NextVR app following each event. Fans with [...]

Vivo to offer NBA games in virtual reality

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefonica) announced that it will offer its customers the possibility of accessing  live games of the NBA through mobile phones and in virtual reality. This technology will be available to premium subscribers of the NBA app, which Vivo launched in April. A total of 27 games of the new season (one [...]

Alejandro Sugich, CEO of SulaFilms: “Any genre is attractive in virtual and augmented reality”

The CEO of SulaFilms, Alejandro Sugich, spoke exclusively to NexTV News Latam about the new projects of the audiovisual production company in virtual and augmented reality. The executive had already anticipated that SulaFilms was working on this type of initiatives in NexTV Series Mexico & Central America 2016.   What projects are you working on now [...]

Netflix is not interested in virtual reality

  American OTT Netflix, worldwide leader of the Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) market, stated it is not interested in large investments in virtual reality (VR) or 360° immersive technology for not being compatible with binge-watching.   Youre exhausted after 20 minutes. We are more focused on a lean-back, relaxing experience, said Netflix CEO, Reed [...]

Adult content platform Pornhub announced new app via Roku and a free new category for virtual reality

  US adult content platform Pornhub launched its first TV app through Roku players digital video supply, available in Mexico, informed the Vice President of the company, Corey Price, to local website Gizmodo.   Roku is an open platform. However we dont allow adult content in the Roku Channel Store, clarified the company to ChordCuttersNews.com [...]