What is Look&Play?
Look&Play is software to allow for user-enabled playback of 360° video content with no menus or buttons to press on. Using Look&Play you can preload and manage 360° content on your device. Further, users in the Look&Play app will be in a distraction-free kiosk mode where videos can be started simply by looking at an icon for a few seconds.
Load 360 content
Look&Play supports 360 videos and photos that can be loaded onto your device. Look&Play works with stereoscopic & monoscopic 360° video, photos as well as Equi-angular VR video with a standard resolution of 3840 x 1920 pixels and spatial audio (.tbe). Further, you can load an unlimited number of 360 videos on your device, the limit is dependent on your devices storage capacity.
Create a branded experience in the Look&Play waiting room. Add a 360 background that matches your corporate identity. Look&Play supports .jpg and .png files with a recommended resolution of 3840 x 1920 pixels. Further, you can add branded icons for each of the 360 videos in your library, these are recommended to be 512 x 512 pixels. Finally, to complete your waiting room add your logo, also recommended to be 512 x 512 pixels for best delivery.
Video playback options
Look&Play makes it possible to loop videos endlessly. As well as activate autoplay for a single video to ensure it starts directly. Further, Look&Play can be set up to restart or continue videos where it last was when the headset is taken off or turned off.
Everything at one place
Hardware, software and service
Let users view your selected content with the Look&Play software. Look&Play works with the Pico G2 4K, Pico G2 4K Enterprise, Pico Neo 3 Pro, Pico Neo 3 Pro Eye, Oculus Quest 1 & 2 and modern Android phones. When buying Look&Play in combination with a VR headset you get a 2,5% discount on your order!
Why people work with us
“An ideal solution for
our training program. Look&Play
is extremely user-friendly and
works great every time.”
Clever, The Netherlands
“The visitors of our fair enjoyed
the video and everything went great thanks to Look&Play. ”
KH Engineering, The Netherlands
“Everything went well
during the press conference.
Everyone could experience the
360 video without help. ”
Velvet Creative, Italia
“Works perfectly for our
open days to show 360 content.
People can help themselves without instruction.”
Inholland, The Netherlands
The Look&play software can be downloaded from different sources depending on the headset you are using.
Oculus Quest 1 & 2:
Look&Play is available on the Oculus Store through App Labs. Search for Look & Play in the store on the headset.
Pico G2 4K & Enterprise:
Look&Play can be downloaded on the Pico headsets by going to the store in the headset and search for Look & Play
Android smartphones can install the application through the Google Play Store.
Yes, we offer a free trial to try out Look&Play to see if it fits your use case. You can enter the software trial request here
Look&Play recommended the following specifications for the video, image and custom icons content:
- H.265 or H.264 codec
- 3840×1920 resolution
- 30 frames per second
- 20 – 30 Mbps bitrate
- Stereo AAC audio or TBE spatial
- 360° image, monoscopic or stereoscopic
- 3840×1920 resolution
- Png or jpg format
Custom icons and logo content
- 512×512 resolution
- Png format
Look&Play supports the following types of content:
- Monoscopic 360° video
- Stereoscopic 360° video
- Spatial audio
- 360° photo for a branded waiting room
- H265 mp4
- H264 mp4
- Max bitrate:
- 30 mbp/s
- Stereo AAC
- .tbe spatial
- Background resolution:
- Icon resolution:
To select content to view, use your head to look at the desired piece of content for a second. A circle will fill as confirmation to open the video, image or folder. After content is finished playing, the screen will return to the waiting room and a new piece of content can be started.
Yes, Look&Play allows you to put multiple 360 videos on your headset. Look&Play has no limit on how many videos can be uploaded to a headset, the only limit is the storage capacity of the headset and a maximum of 24 files per folder.
To preload your content you will need: your headset of choice, a computer and a cable to connect the device to the computer.
Name your content on the computer, create a folder titled VREvent. This is the root folder in which all content will be placed. You can create additional folders inside that will show up as a subfolder in the application. Note that only a maximum of 24 files per folder will be shown inside Look & Play. To view content as stereoscopic or 2D you have to rename the file with the correct suffix. Use the table below:
|Top bottom stereo||_TB||ExampleVideo_TB.mp4|
|Left right stereo||_LR||ExampleVideo_LR.mp4|
|Equi-angular (Youtube VR)|
|Top bottom stereo||_EAC_TB||ExampleVideo_EAC_TB.mp4|
|Left right stereo||_EAC_LR||ExampleVideo_EAC_LR.mp4|
|2D flat video||_2D||ExampleVideo_2D.mp4|
Loading the content
Connect the headset to the computer with the proper cable and accept the connection for file transferring. Open the Internal Shared Storage (the root) of the headset on the computer and copy or create the VREvent folder to the storage.
Look&Play supports the Pico G2 4K, Pico G2 4K Enterprise, Oculus Quest 1 & 2 and all Android phones. An Android phone should have a gyroscope and be able to play 360 content, this can be checked by opening a 360 video on your phone (youtube or file).
The Pico Neo 3 pro will soon be available to be used with Look&Play.