Google Shutting Down Jump VR Platform Next Month: Report

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Google Shutting Down Jump VR Platform Next Month: Report

The business is telling users to download their data before it shuts down the video stitching platform completely, Engadget reported Saturday. It creates 3D 360-degree movie production at scale possible with automatic video stitching using the ability of Cloud.

In an email sent to customers and a notice posted on the Jump FAQ webpage, the tech giant said the platform will stop accepting uploads for processing on June 26.

“People who need a copy of the data they uploaded into the cloud will have until June 27th to download them all. On June 28th, Google will begin erasing Jump’s cloud data and deactivating accounts,” the email read.

Google has witnessed the emergence of lots of superior alternative solutions for founders.

“As these new cameras, formats, and editing programs became available, we now found utilization of Jump Assembler decline,” the company said.

Jump was Google’s big bet on virtual reality video along with the firm had worked together with GoPro and Yi to build dedicated VR cameras. Yi had published $17,000 (roughly Rs. 12 lakhs) VR camera using Google in 2017.

The closure of Jump VR isn’t Google’s first death from VR. The company had previously pulled the plug on a luxury cinematic VR camera that it was developing in partnership with Imax.

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