Hulu's Gear VR app places you in a digital viewing room

Your Gear VR simply turned a really private TV. Hulu has launched an app for Samsung’s digital actuality headset that allows you to watch typical films and TV exhibits alongside native VR video from the likes of Discovery, Nationwide Geographic, Showtime and Hulu itself. Should you’re watching plain 2D content material, the app will plunk you right into a customizable digital viewing area, whether or not it is a posh front room or the seashore.

The app is not that revolutionary — we have seen digital environments earlier than from Netflix and others, and the handful of VR-particular content material (simply 25 examples at first) in all probability will not have you ever shopping for Gear VR simply for this. All the identical, it is nonetheless an enormous step towards legitimizing VR. You now have a greater purpose to don that headgear regularly — you do not have to attend for sports activities occasions or different particular events to see one thing new, even when it isn’t VR within the truest sense.

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