LG Uplus for U+VR 5G

3f. Best Mobile Innovation for Media and Entertainment

LG Uplus commercialized the world’s first immersive VR service for mobile 5G in April 2019. U+VR is an innovative, next-generation streaming portal of the world’s best VR content, think Netflix for VR, and is available on 5G smartphones and HMDs. Featuring over 1,500 VR experiences (primarily 3D stereoscopic, 4K UHD videos), there is something for everyone: games, performances, comics, live sports/events broadcasting, movies, travel, time-lapses, panorama galleries, relaxation, education, comedy, music videos, lifestyle, and beyond. U+VR is revolutionizing the daily lives of 5G subscribers by enabling consumption of premium, immersive VR with such ease and quality like never experienced before.

Judges Comments

“A rare demonstration of the potential available when thoughtfully combining 5G and VR – tackling bandwidth and latency issues alongside a considered approach to user experience; paving the way for true mobile VR.”

Judges

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3f. Best Mobile Innovation for Media & Entertainment

David Swan

The Australian

Technology Reporter

Joseph Evans

Enders Analysis

Senior Research Analyst

Guillermo Escofet

Ovum

Principal Analyst

Scott Steinberg

TechSavvy Global

CEO

Grant Johnson

Interpret

CEO

Piers Harding-Rolls

IHS Markit

Research & Analysis Director

Jun Wen Woo

IHS Markit

Senior Research Analyst

Caroline Lewko

Wireless Industry Partnership

CEO

Ian Volans

Volans Consulting

Founder

Ferhan Cook

m-Spark.org

Founder

Jonathan Dotse

Afro Cyberpunk

Founder

JC Kuang

Greenlight Insights

Devices and Platforms Analyst

Colin Mann

Omnisperience

Analyst

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