Nokia and Walt Disney Studios Partner Up to Create Engaging Movie-related VR Content

Even though Nokia is making a comeback in the mobile phone industry, very few people are aware of how the company is active in other industries as well. In fact, the company recently signed a multi-year virtual reality deal with Walt Disney Studios. As part of this deal, both companies will focus on the development of virtual activities and bringing acting performances to the VR world. Moreover, all Disney Projects will make use of Nokia’s OZO.

A Major Deal For Nokia’s VR Division

Not too many people are aware of how Nokia has developed their very own VR camera, which goes by the name of OZO. Moreover, the project offers top-notch virtual reality software tools which can elevate movie productions to the next level. This project has drawn the attention of Walt Disney Productions, as the group wants to expand its VR presence, over the coming years.

The first project to make use of this new technology is none other than the Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This is a major validation for Nokia’s VR division right off the bat. Creating more engaging VR content is the number one priority for both companies, that much is evident. OZO Will enable die-hard Star Wars fans to experience their favorite content in a whole new manner.

Moreover, this technology will be used to give fans an in-depth behind the scenes look. A lot of people have shown an interesting in learning how the movies are created. This is where Nokia’s OZO will come in handy as well, as it seems evident both parties will relate some engaging VR content moving forward. It will be interesting to see how this will play out.

It is good to see the Star Wars franchise is trying to reinvent itself a bit. Although the movies are getting a reboot,  the overall reception for the first two installments was lukewarm at best. Perhaps VR technology will be able to bring back some earlier fans who have all but given up on the saga. Plus, it is a great way to attract new fans as well, as virtual reality is quickly becoming a booming business.

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By Mark Arguinbaev

Mark is a 28 year old internet entrepreneur. He is a bitcoin enthusiast and a technology addict. He loves writing and educating readers about the newest tech trends.