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YouTube set to add support for '360-degree videos'

YouTube will soon add a feature that will support 360-degree videos , it has been reported.

By:ANI
| Updated on: Jan 08 2015, 17:02 IST

YouTube will soon add a feature that will support 360-degree videos , it has been reported.

According to Gizmodo, it will allow users to upload videos taken with the special 360-degree cameras that are on their way into the market and will probably make use of virtual reality headsets, the Independent reported.

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Many of those take the videos in different ways and with different results and YouTube's challenge was getting all of those different kinds of video to work on the site.

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However, it's unclear whether the videos will be viewable for anyone using a computer, or if they will require a virtual reality headset to look around the scene.

It might also be available for the growing array of more high-tech goggles, including Samsung's Gear VR.

According to a statement from a Google spokesperson given to the gadget blog, the feature will come 'in the coming weeks.'

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First Published Date: 08 Jan, 17:00 IST
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