When YouTube announced its 360 Video service, it became clear that virtual reality really was the future of entertainment. With its Live 360 Videos, it's never been more apparent. Putting its own spin on the growing VR industry, YouTube is providing a place for people to really flex their skills and imagination with the technology.
Neal Mohan, Google exec, also notes that with Live 360 Video, people can have an unrivalled experience of events they wish they were attending: "Now anyone, with just their phone, can have that front row experience without having to be there." Enjoying Live 360 Videos doesn't take any fancy tech on the users part either. YouTube is also aiming to make creation of such videos attainable as well, using cameras that cost as little as $350.