Discovery Channel Launches Virtual Reality Network – Discovery VR
Discovery is hands down, my all-time-favorite TV network, alongside with National Geographic. It’s professional and in-depth coverage of anything from deep diving in artic sea, adventure in wild Amazonian jungle, and modern mega structures and most advanced technologies, are non-paralleled by any other network, period.
Simple Guide on How To Watch and Interact W/ YouTube 360 Degree Video
YouTube supports playback of 360 videos from the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera browsers. Safari is not supported.
From mobile and tablets
To watch and interact with YouTube 360 videos, be sure to you have updated your device with the latest version of the app. For viewing YouTube videos, you will want to copy the video title name. Then open the YouTube app, and paste into the search box.
For an immersive experience, you can watch 360 degree videos with Cardboard via the YouTube app. Once the 360 video is launched, simply click the Cardboard icon on the lower right corner and insert phone into the Cardboard.
Discovery VR – Currently Has 9 Immersive Videos
Discovery Channel had launched virtual reality network – Discovery VR. Currently there are 9 immersive videos including: A Walk Among Giants: Muir Woods, Half Moon Bay, How to Survive In The Wild, On The Board With A Big Wave Pro, Pay Dirt, San Francisco, Shark Shipwreck, Sharks Everywhere, Underwater Shark Experiment.
Discovery is providing a brand new way to enjoy and learn about the world we live in, virtual reality as a new medium for worldwide audience to see the world in a new and immersive way! Discovery VR wants you to be curious and explore hidden places with show hosts! Now you can enjoy and be immersed in your favorite show from Discovery’s 2D TV network in virtual reality
“For more than 30 years, Discovery has told stories like no one else — transporting you to places you didn’t know existed and sparking curiosity at every turn. Now we enter a new chapter. Virtual Reality can take you to new worlds like never before, immersing you in time, space and story. Here’s a first look at our latest productions in this exhilarating new space — from shark-infested shipwrecks to freeboarding the windiest street in the world — with much more to come. Welcome to Discovery VR.” ( Excerpt from Discovery VR )
According to Discovery VR, new immersive VR content will be added regularly
- Exclusive content from your favorite shows – like Gold Rush, Survivorman and MythBusters
- Heart-pounding adventures from incredible camera angles – like mountain biking, surfing and freeboarding
- Underwater explorations like the shark-infested shipwrecks off Stuart Cove’s
- Survival tips and tricks through off-the-grid treks
- And stunning celebrations of our incredible planet – like a hike through the giant California redwoods or early morning on the Pacific Ocean
The Discovery VR app is available on iTune store and Google Play, and supports Google Cardbard, Zeiss VR One and other smartphone based VR headsets, while for Samsung Gear VR, it is available on Milk VR.
Download the Discovery VR app asap! The immersive videos are just as amazing as all Discovery Channel’s programs. Highly recommended!