Some media analysts are convinced VR video will soon be big—even though most people still haven’t tried on a VR headset yet.
That isn’t stopping players like Major League Baseball (MLB) from jumping into a new partnership with Samsung to provide users with all the baseball-related VR content they can handle.
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On Wednesday, the two announced the collaboration, which will initially give Samsung Gear VR users access (via the device’s app) to 20 VR video experiences that take fans behind the scenes of MLB sports events.
But what about live events in VR? In a separate deal announced earlier this month, MLB launched a series of live games Samsung Gear VR users can watch via the Intel True VR app. And while this all sounds great in terms of pushing VR forward, I’m skeptical about the chances of VR and professional baseball being a match. Read more…
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