Disney invests in development of virtual reality content




Disney will spend millions on developing more content for virtual reality hardware. The company invests in Jaunt, a start-up dedicated to creating tools for example, Fri glasses.

During an investment round led retrieved by Disney, Jaunt has 65 million dollars, as made ​​it yourself known. That converts to about 58 million. With the money the company wants to be producing content for virtual reality applications upscaling. It also invested in the 360-degree camera developed by Jaunt; To this it should be facilitated in order to shoot video images that can be used with VR goggles. Finally Jaunt is still working on a platform to deliver content on Sun hardware.

Disney itself has no reason given for the investment of millions, but it is clear that the company sees bread in virtual reality. Perhaps the company wants its content, such as movies and games, bring Fri hardware. Such plans is still unknown today. Probably there will be more evident when Jaunt Fri actually launches its platform.

Jaunt was already attracting interest from several media companies. So invest include the German ProSiebenSat.1 and British Sky in the start-up.


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