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bbc taster vr

The BBC isn't shy when it comes to experimenting with virtual reality, and now it's launched an app dedicated to its VR projects.

It's called BBC Taster VR, named after the BBC Taster website which performs pretty much the same purpose.

So what's on offer? Sadly, not all that much, at least for now. There's a trailer for the upcoming BBC Three documentary 'One Deadly Weekend in America', and some 360-degree video from the team behind 'Planet Earth II'. And that's about it.

More experiments will be added soon, and will include the Beeb's dabbling with dynamic binaural audio – this is essentially virtual surround sound from a pair of headphones. Which should make your viewing a lot more immersive.

You can also give Auntie feedback on its VR projects, which will help determine what the corporation does in the future. "This will help BBC developers and editorial teams learn more from their content, helping them to refine storytelling techniques in this emerging medium," according to the corporation.

You can download the app for Android or iOS devices now.

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