Sony to launch multi-platform VR media service

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Sony Music Entertainment will launch its Littlstar Japan VR video services next month, the company announced Wednesday.

New York-based Little Star Media Inc. will provide the VR delivery platform, Sony said in the announcement. Content will be delivered via the browser, and to a variety of virtual reality headsets including the Playstation VR, Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and the HTC Vive.

There will also be a smartphone application.

(Image courtesy Little Star Media Inc.)
(Image courtesy Little Star Media Inc.)

Little Star already offers 360-degree videos from ABC News, Ryot, Discover, Showtime, Disney and other content partners with apps for Android and iOS that can show the videos both on a standard screen and on any Cardboard-compatible mobile headset.

 

Maria Korolov

Maria Korolov is a science fiction writer who covers cybersecurity, AI and extended reality as a tech journalist at her day job.
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