GoPro Acquires French VR Firm

GoPro has announced an agreement to acquire Kolor, a specialist in virtual reality and spherical media solutions, for an undisclosed sum.

Spherical media enables a range of immersive viewing experiences and is an essential building block of virtual reality. Kolor’s solutions enable users to combine multiple photographs or videos to produce high-resolution panoramic or spherical content that can be enjoyed on mobile devices, the web or in a virtual reality environment.