CBS News has launched new apps for Amazon Fire TV and Android TV which allows for the playback of 360-degree video. At launch, the app–which features content from CBSN’’s 24/7 digital news coverage–features a 360-degree video of a 60 Minutes segment about the search for gorillas in Africa.
“Our new apps for Fire TV and Android TV featuring 360-degree video capabilities mark a major step forward in terms of how viewers will experience and interact with news in the future,” said Christy Tanner, SVP and GM, CBS News Digital.
“The new CBS News apps for Fire TV and Android TV combine our always-on, original live news coverage with a cutting-edge, interactive experience,” said Nancy Lane, senior executive producer of CBS News Digital.
360-degree playback was already available for iOS, on the CBSN website, Roku and more