Samsung VR Gear: 360 Degree Video Milk VR App Launched

By Vigneshwar

The South-Korean giant Samsung had made announcement on its latest app which is named as the Milk VR video app exclusively for the Samsung Gear VR. This video app will provide 360 degree video content for the headset.

Samsung VR Gear: 360 Degree Video Milk VR App Launched

Samsung will provide free video content for Gear VR users through the Milk VR service, which is essentially an extension of the existing Milk Video service by Samsung, as reported by CNET.

Milk VR app was officially launched on Tuesday as a preview with a limited content. The video released are less than 10 minutes in length and it is available in categories like Fresh, Trending, Action, Music, Sports, Planet VR and VR Life.

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"Video is like the Wild West in VR.There are so many ways to shoot immersive video. Milk VR can play a wide range of content," said Nick DiCarlo, Head of Samsung's VR business, in an interview to CNET, earlier this month.

DiCarlo also said that since the traditional revenue sources for company, like smartphones, have slowed down; it is looking at virtual reality as a potential growth engine but not in terms of sales or profit.

As we all know, few days back, the South-Korean tech giant launched its Gear VR Innovator variant in US, which was announced last month at a developer conference, contains a price tag of $199 (approx Rs. 12,500). It can be operated by only who owns a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone.

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition (16GB) is now available on the company's official website, where it also features wireless connectivity along with pre-loaded content.

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