HTC launched an upgrade to its native VR video player, Vive Video, at CES. Vive Video solves the discovery and acquisition problem for VR video content by delivering a large catalog of high quality streaming video directly to VR headsets.
In addition to new features and UI upgrades, Vive Video has integrated content from Vimeo, the world’s largest ad-free open video platform home to millions of creators worldwide. A curated selection of Vimeo content will be made available to browse and view in a highly optimised native VR experiences within compatible headsets.
New Ways To Expose Creators’ Work
Christophe Gillet, GM of Vimeo’s Creator Platform said, “Whether we’re building our own tools in-house or partnering with other innovative platforms, Vimeo is committed to the future of storytelling and finding new ways to support our creators. Not only does the integration with Vive Video showcase some of Vimeo’s highest quality, human-curated content within the VR experience, but it also gives those creators an exciting new way to expose their work and engage with audiences.”
Vive Video is available today for both Vive and Google Daydream platforms, and will arrive on Vive Wave in the near future.