Google Is Looking For Testers For Its Jump VR Video Cameras


Google wants YOU to test their Jump virtual reality video capture platform. Or, well, some of you. Maybe like two, given how I imagine the percentages will work on this. The company is opening up invitations to anyone interested in trying it out, with a form where you can specify what kind of thing you’d like to do with it, and a very little bit about your background.

Google says it will be providing “select creators” a chance to use the Jump rig (which is a multi-camera array developed in conjunction with GoPro) beginning this summer. The two-page form simply asks for some basic biographical information, as well as an explanation of what it is exactly you’d like to do with your Jump rig. Let’s call that the essay portion of the quiz.

In order to actually get hardware, the key here is probably the essay portion. Google even says…

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