November 4, 2016 By Brad Phaisan
Frustrated by the weird video experience when trying to watch a YouTube 360° video on your iPhone when embedded on a webpage on Safari iOS? Does the video break and not respond the gyroscope and look like this?
YouTube’s 360° video player only works natively inside of the YouTube app. On mobile devices, especially in a Safari browser on iOS, viewers of 360° video will get a broken experience when trying to watch YouTube videos embedded outside of the app.
This is just one of the reasons we built the OmniVirt player. We wanted to make sure that with one simple upload anyone with Virtual Reality or 360° Video could power that experience on every platform and every browser.
Just like YouTube you can upload your videos to upload.omnivirt.com (we accept the same file formats). Simply embed the video just as you would the YouTube player. Now, your audience no longer needs to download a VR or special app to experience this content. They can watch the 360° video right from the Safari iOS browser. OmniVirt’s player will render a fully functional 360° experience that with one click on VR mode will power stereoscopic 3D so you can slot the phone into your Google cardboard device.
We are here for you to answer questions if you have. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.