Daydream View is the virtual reality headset sold by Google with which you can use your smartphone to enjoy the best VR contents on the web. Well, YouTube VR is the version of the famous video portal conceived to offer contents in virtual reality format.
Enjoy YouTube's contents combined with virtual reality
That means that all videos that are part of YouTube's catalog can now be watched in 3D. These are the main features of this application:
- Access the platform and browse the website with 3D virtual reality settings.
- Watch all YouTube videos: from 3D 360 degree videos to rectangular format videos.
- Possibility to login with your user account and follow subscriptions, playlists, history...
- Spatial audio, synchronized in distance and depth, depending on where we're looking towards.
- Voice and keyboard controls.
- Browse and watch videos all at the same time.
However, to be able to use this application you need a device compatible with Daydream and, for the time being, the list of phones is quite short: Pixel 2XL, Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 or LG V30.