What the BBC has learned from its virtual reality efforts

For about a year, the BBC has been experimenting with virtual reality and its more accessible cousin, 360-degree video. Zillah Watson, editor of BBC research and development lab, has called this a period of “rapid prototyping” to figure out how to crack storytelling and distribution while the market is still young and relatively scattered.Read the full article

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Check out the moment when Leicester fans could finally celebrate their beloved team become the Premier League champions. 360 video must be viewed in Chrome desktop or through the YouTube app on mobile devices. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews


Space rocket: Up close & personal (360 video) - BBC News

Watch in 360 video as the Soyuz rocket is moved into place, in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft will take Tim Peake, a British astronaut and other crew members to the International Space Station. The journey will start on December 15th. Soyuz is the only means of transportation that can take humans to space today and it will lift off from the same launchpad Yuriy Gagarin, the first man in space blasted off in 1961. (Filmed by Abdujalil Abdurasulov) 360 video must be viewed in Chrome desktop or through the YouTube app on mobile devices. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews


Scenes at Place de la République (360 video) BBC News

Place de la République, Paris, 17 November 2015 Walk around Place de la Republique to get a sense of what it's like in Paris four days after the terror attacks on Friday 13 November – with Mathew Price (Filmed on 17 November 2015) This 360 video must be viewed in Chrome desktop or through the YouTube app on mobile devices Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews



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