Discovery Launches Virtual Reality Online Network, By Carolyn Giardina

Seeker VR content can be viewed with Oculus Rift (pictured) and Samsung VR Gear.

It will offer VR and 360-degree content based on science and exploration.

Discovery Digital Networks is extending its Seeker online network brand with the launch of Seeker VR, a VR and 360-degree content network focused on science and exploration.

Hosted on YouTube, it will offer content from digital storytellers, including Juan-Peter (JP) Schulze, Jason Silva and Louis Cole, supported by Seeker’s production teams. Seeker VR content can be viewed with Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift VR headsets.

“Seeker is dedicated to producing and empowering the most interesting, engaging and thought-provoking content in science and exploration. One of the great ways to achieve that mission is to employ every storytelling technology we can, and that certainly includes VR,” said Suzanne Kolb, executive vp and general manager, Discovery Digital Networks.

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