Tata Communications and the European Tour have completed the world’s first test of live 360 degree video in 8K Ultra High Definition the highest resolution in digital television. The groundbreaking technology test at Sky Sports British Masters shows how the most immersive 360 degree video and virtual reality (VR) applications could enable fans at home and at the course to engage with the action in new ways.
Through a live 360 degree video in 8K feed, fans could use a VR headset to get a virtual tour of iconic European Tour venues like Walton Heath or Valderrama. The experience could be made even more immersive, enabling fans to step into Rory or Tommy’s shoes for a winning putt or perfect drive.
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