YouTube is upping its VR video toolsand it wants to know what holds your attention

June 19, 2017

companys official Creator BlogThe basic idea is pretty simple: YouTubers who produce 360-degree videos will be able to view them with a heat map visual overlay, showing on a hot/cold color scale which parts of the video are holding viewers attentions and for how long. YouTubes heat map is far from the first time such technology has been used to try to improve virtual reality video-making, but it is the…