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France Télévisions preps astronaut VR experience

France Télévisions, along with French producer La Vingt-Cinquième Heure, is creating a 360° VR experience based around French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. The experience will feature two short-form 360° programmes (2…

Attenborough fronts Sky VR’s Hold The World

Attenborough fronts Sky VR’s Hold The World

Sky’s new VR experience, Hold the World, is set to launch this spring, offering the unique opportunity of a one-on-one audience with natural history broadcaster, and national treasure, Sir David…

Telefónica launches TV VR experience

Telefónica launches TV VR experience

Spain’s dominant telco is launching a virtual reality application to “allow the total immersion of user in the TV content”, cording to a statement from the company released at Mobile…

Strategy Analytics: 3 reasons operators will win with VR

Strategy Analytics, Huawei and China Academy of Information and Communications Technology’s new white paper on VR shows that despite some of the hype surrounding VR evaporating, the industry continues to…

Discovery hails Winter Olympic success

Discovery hails Winter Olympic success

With the closing of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Discovery says it has delivered on its commitment to engage more people, on more screens than ever before across Europe. Viewers…

BBC launches VR app with new documentary

BBC launches VR app with new documentary

The BBC is launching Damming the Nile VR, a two-part virtual reality news documentary series exploring the water politics of the river Nile. Produced by BBC VR Hub and BBC…

BBC Earth VR experience on Google Daydream

The award-winning natural history series Blue Planet II was the UK’s most-watched programme of 2017 and is currently stunning audiences internationally. The series has also inspired a surge of interest…

BBC ‘Civilisations’ AR app

BBC ‘Civilisations’ AR app

The BBC is launching its first augmented reality app, as part of a major collaboration between the BBC and more than 30 museums from across the UK and to mark…

Fan link-up service wins sports innovation award

A service which allows sports fans to create virtual living rooms, enabling friends and families to watch TV together, has won a BT sports media innovation award. The winner of…

20 VR/AR projects for new programme boosting sector

Digital Catapult and Arts Council England have announced the 20 CreativeXR teams to watch out for in 2018, as they receive support in developing innovative immersive prototypes and projects. CreativeXR…