YouTube is planning to support 360-degree videos on its platform. The giant video network will follow Amazon and Netflix with assistance for HDR or high dynamic range videos, as the company’s reps have declared these days at CES. This information was briefly specified during the onstage discussion regarding 360-degree videos going on between the officials of YouTube, GoPro and VRSE.
Besides the news regarding the collaboration between YouTube and GoPro focused on providing better 360-degree material to YouTube’s system, the specialists also affirmed that YouTube will soon offer assistance for HDR video clips as well.
The idea behind HDR video is to enhance picture quality by increasing the color scheme and contrast by providing more genuine and natural images. HDR images are better thanks to their capability to generate truer colors and enhanced contrast between darker areas of the pictures and lighter parts on the displays.
Users will also be able to observe more details in black, shadowy images. The format of HDR videos, which is regarded as the next phase regular high-def or 4K TV, may need an HDR-compliant TV set to watch dedicated material. However, a series of TV producers at CES declared their ideas for HDR devices, such as Sony, LG and Panasonic.
Their statement was unclear about further information regarding HDR assistance, such as when HDR assistance will become available. Fans requested Google to provide more details regarding HDR’s accessibility and if it will upgrade its services if these features are offered.
The conversation also involved a few additional details about YouTube associates’ upcoming ideas, such as GoPro’s casual rounded digicam, which it thinks that it will help record better 360-degree videos for YouTube. Thanks to the latest technological improvements in cameras or online techniques, people can now start their mobile phones and see everything around them, in all directions and in a full-rounded 360 perspective.
At CES 2016, 360 video clips and VR have been the main attraction of this major event, from important producers like YouTube or Google, its corporate parent, to camera creators such as GoPro, 360Fly and Ricoh. Virtual reality and 360 videos are already here and are decided to make huge steps in 2016.
The most important news of this event was the presentation of Facebook’s Oculus Rift set at $600, which started being pre-ordered this week until July. With the device, players will have a much broader and extensive perspective of their surrounding than they have ever experienced before.
Several camera producers fixed that problem, with small, customer quality cameras that simpler to utilize, can be carried around and guarantee to remove the current sewing problems.
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