360-degree video ties to virtual reality (VR)



From period of content starvation due to its innovation, small early install base, and the high cost of premium VR, the virtual reality (VR) technology is increasingly billed as the most prominent force driving 360-degree video content and hardware.

360-degree camera.
In effect, while viewing 360-degree content can be done on a computer or mobile device, it is clear that, the most compelling and natural viewing experience is in VR. 

One can observe that, 360-degree video market activity is steadily abundant across both consumer and enterprise applications.

 ABI Research forecasts nearly 70 million mobile-based VR products to ship, like Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR, by 2021.