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NextVR And Qualcomm To Demo 5G 6DoF VR Streaming At MWC19

February 25, 2019 / Peter Graham

Love it, hate it, understand it or don’t, VRFocus is talking about the next step in wireless communication, 5G. You may have only just got used to 4G, but its bigger brother has been in development for quite a while, and Mobile World Congress 2019 is overflowing with 5G talk. That’s because companies like Qualcomm have been making some serious investments in the technology, the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform being the big reveal today. Also getting in on the action is immersive sports and entertainment broadcaster NextVR, announced broad support for the emerging 5G ecosystem and partnering with Qualcomm. For the event in Spain, NextVR will be demonstrating a new stereoscopic, ultra-high resolution, video experience called  Fearless on Qualcomm’s booth. Fearless is designed to play on a 5G enabled handset powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and features six-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) streaming.The video follows three professional cliff divers as ...