Google’s Bounce VR Platform Shuts Down Subsequent Month

Google has confirmed that its Bounce VR platform shall be shut down by the top of subsequent month. It has now began informing customers that they’ve till then to obtain their knowledge earlier than the service shuts down for good. Google launched the Bounce VR platform again in 2015.

The Bounce VR platform was launched with a view to make it easier to seize 3D 360-degree movies with footage captured utilizing particular digicam rigs which principally had greater than a dozen motion cameras joined collectively. As soon as the footage from these cameras was uploaded, the ability of Google’s cloud was used to sew it collectively into immersive, 360-degree video.

The corporate has now began sending emails to customers, informing customers that it has seen the utilization of Bounce decline over the previous three years. It’s due to this purpose that it’s shutting down the platform altogether. No new uploads shall be accepted for processing after 11:59 Pacific on June 26th. Customers who wish to obtain a replica of the information that they’ve beforehand uploaded to the cloud can obtain it earlier than June 27th after which Google will begin deactivating accounts and deleting the entire knowledge.

Regardless that the platform is shutting down, those that have the sophisticated digicam rigs will nonetheless be capable of use them with third-party video modifying software program to sew their footage collectively.

Google Bounce is shutting down. Simply bought an e mail.

— Robert Hernandez (@webjournalist) Might 17, 2019

Filed in Devices. Learn extra about Google and Digital Actuality (VR).

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