Apple TV 360 View Videos In Just One App!; Virtual Reality Company Supported By Disney?
Apple TV could give users a full 360 degree view for its videos because of its compatibility to Littlstar app.
Founder and chief product officer of Littlstar, Tony Mugavero wrote on his blog, "We wanted to give audiences the ability to consume this content from their living rooms and in a social environment," according to PC Magazine.
"With Littlstar's app, users can now view 360 videos on their televisions, and experience immersive video the same way they would a traditional TV program."
The new functionality can be utilized through the innovative app made by Littlstar. The VR service sponsored by Disney will let users watch videos from Discovery, National Geographic, Red Bull,Fusion, PBS, Mountain Dew, the funding company's works and more, reported by 9 To 5 Mac.
The developer revealed that the Apple TV's Siri remote is compatible to make use of the 360 degree view on the free app along with the use of its trackpad to experience the full surroundings, according to Engadget.
CEO of Littlstar, Ben Nunez said, "As more and more content creators look to 360 videos and virtual reality to tell stories and connect with consumers, we want to provide them with the widest distribution across platforms," according to Digital Trends.
"The new Apple TV is the latest in a suite of consumer touch points that Littlstar offers brands and content studios," the statement continued.
Littlstar is the first to take the lead in streaming the service and its features in the market. Facebook and YouTube will allegedly dive into the VR video industry as well but has remained unconfirmed
The company is supported by Disney Accelerator, which gives financial funds and training to innovative tech companies that develops materials that can be useful for media and entertainment sectors.
The app is free and is available to download in the Apple App store.