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The BBC Taster VR App is a Repository for the Broadcaster's VR Content

 - Jul 5, 2017
References: bbc & engadget
BBC is an historic and venerable organization, but that doesn't preclude the British national broadcaster from experimenting with modern forms of entertainment, and the new 'BBC Taster VR' app is just that. The app will serve as a repository for all of the BBC's experimental content, with VR being at the forefront.

As it stands, the BBC Taster VR app has relatively little content, though its catalog will grow as the network builds its portfolio. Current titles include a documentary about gun violence in America, a 360 degree video of the channel's famous 'Planet Earth' series, and a take on Doctor Who in 360 degree video.

On top of the visual, the BBC Taster VR app holds immersive sonic content too. Many of its videos are recorded with binaural sound, which is the equivalent of 360 degree video but for audio.