After months of mutual silence, confirmed the Apple that it has acquired a company emerging NextVR specialized recording and broadcast of events such as meetings and interviews through virtual reality technology.
It seems that the deal is done before a month from now, according to Bloomberg it will close the company and transfer them to Apple TV. Has not officially revealed the price of the deal, but sources indicate it has reached $ 100 million.
It is still unclear how it will be used Apple TV what it does NextVR, but we know previously that the company is working on the development of the helmet augmented reality, as well as through Apple TV Plus users can follow the live streaming events that are being photographed via cameras NextVR to follow them directly through smartphones and businesses.
Founded company NextVR in 2009 and got funding worth 115 million dollars during the period of its operation. Specializing in recording and viewing the content within the virtual reality angle 360 degrees no matter the device used to watch content.
Previously the company cooperated with sponsors championship sports such as NBA basketball and NASCAR racing cars and even the news with CNN to view games and content in virtual reality.