Among the many other announcements Google made at the annual Google I/O developers conference today is the addition of 360-degree video for home. The feature should work with any current YouTube apps for Smart TVs as well as media players such as Xbox.
To move through the 360 degree video, viewers can simply use the arrow buttons on their existing TV remote controls. Take a look at the video example below.
Google also mentioned support for live 360-degree video would be added soon.
— Google (@Google) May 17, 2017
Google also announced the milestone of 2 billion monthly active Android devices worldwide, new photo books from Google Photo, Find My Device app (their version of Find My iPhone), more intelligent phone cameras with Google Lens, updates to Google Assistant including availability on Apple iPhone, updates to Google Home, and Android O which is now available to download in beta mode.
Expect more news and details in the days to come. The Google I/O developers conference runs from Wednesday, May 17 through Friday, May 19.