D∆WN is about to make history. The “Not Above That” singer is teaming up with YouTube for the first public demonstration of 360-degree video live-streaming.
The performance will be broadcast live on The Verge’s YouTube channel on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. Viewers can tune in via YouTube’s iOS and Android apps, as well as on the web. You can also use any smartphone or tablet, or Google’s Cardboard headset.
Fans who live in the L.A. area can attend the free performance at YouTube Space LA. The first 100 guests who arrive will be admitted.
In between gigs, D∆WN is gearing up to release RED*emp*tion, the third and final installment in her album trilogy.
YouTube announced today that it will start supporting live streams of 360-degree video. Excited to announce we are partnering with YouTube and The Verge to give the product its first public demonstration. You can tune in to the YouTube channel this Wednesday at 8PM ET / 5PM PT for a performance by me. The experience will work on YouTube's iOS and Android apps, as well as on the web. You can use any smartphone or tablet, or Google's Cardboard headset. Indie and Innovation Collide. Changing the Game #dawnrichard
Fans may recall, YouTube featured its 360 technology in an April Fool’s campaign for “SnoopaVision.” But before that, The Verge published “Michelle Obama 360” in March, an interview with the First Lady of the United States that takes advantage of the 360 technology.
FLOTUS’ 360 interview can be viewed below.