The more big investors and companies invest in the Virtual Reality technology the more the technology grows. The IMAX Corp has joined the likes of Facebook, HTC, and Samsung etc. in investing in the Virtual Reality. This fact is evident when the IMAX Corp made the decision to partner up with the Google Corp so as to develop the “Cinema-grade” Virtual Reality Camera. The IMAX Corp is a company that is well known for the development extra-large movie screen and this move to invest in the virtual reality technology will definitely introduce the virtual reality technology to the movie cinemas.
The “Cinema-grade” Virtual Reality Camera will be of a high-resolution as compared to the other VR cameras that have already been launched to the public. The Camera will also be a 360-degree VR camera that will deliver the VR content in 360-degrees. The “Cinema-grade” Virtual Reality Camera will have a rig that will hold 16 GoPro cameras and a stitching software. The Jump Platform from the Google Corp is what the IMAX Company has used. Other details regarding the specifications and features of the “Cinema-grade” Virtual Reality Camera has not yet been revealed to the public. Also, details pertaining the release date of the camera is not yet announced to the public.
The notion of the IMAX Company to invest in the VR technology actually provides a major boost of the VR technology by bringing the technology to Hollywood.