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SKY 360 VR Standards Draft Outline

12 August 2016 

Overview: This document will detail the user experience, hardware, applications for VR and Immersive content. It will provide a framework for approaches and best practice for content creation, and an outline of a technical standards framework. This document details the Production requirements and provides Post Production Guidelines for Commissions, as well as the expectations of Acquisitions, Acquired content used within Commissions, Programme Compliance and the Delivery formats. This document is intended to supplement the full Technical Delivery Requirements detailed in the DPP technical specifications. All 360 and VR content must satisfy a Quality Control process specified by Sky. Failure to adhere to these guidelines could result in content being rejected or not qualifying for Content delivery. The advancements in technology around 360 and VR will necessitate amendments.