Cairo – 29 January 2022: 360VUZ, the popular social app, is now available on AppGallery. The app allows users to watch exclusive pre-recorded and live virtual reality videos of events, destinations, and behind the scenes footage on their smartphones. 360VUZ teleports people through virtual reality video content, and helps to make the VR experience a mainstream option for sporting events, exclusive happenings, influencer appearances, concerts, and more.
Lu Geng, Vice President of the Middle East and Africa, Huawei Global Partnerships & Eco-Development, said: “Huawei’s AppGallery has 5.4 million registered developers globally, and a significant number of them are from the MENA region. AppGallery offers easy and innovative ways to discover, explore, and share a wide range of mobile apps. We are delighted to have an innovative app like 360VUZ on our platform, and Huawei remains committed to supporting its partners across a broad range of sectors and industries.”
The 360VUZ mobile app is the pioneer in virtual reality in the Middle East, and one of the most popular 360 VR apps across the globe. In KSA, it was the most popular app as of 10 Oct 2021. The app has racked up over 500 million screen views per year since its launch in 2017, and has more than two patents under its belt. The app allows users to watch VR videos and stream 3D VR content in a simple way, be it on a smartphone or tablet. Users can watch any videos from the pre-recorded VR videos available on the app or any of the many channels that broadcast live content.
360VUZ Founder and Chief Executive Officer Khaled Zaatarah said: “We are thrilled to partner with Huawei and have our app available on AppGallery, which is the 3rd largest mobile app marketplace in the world.”
“It’s important to us that all audiences can get access to 360VUZ app – and our partnership with Huawei will play a major role in maximizing our exposure to reach more users around the world, taking them on an immersive journey to explore video streaming in 360 degrees” he added.
360VUZ is the first VR application on AppGallery, and it is the official platform to broadcast Saudi Professional League, the most-watched football league in the region. The app has partnered with Saudi Professional League to offer football fans a one-of-a-kind game-watching experience of the 46th edition of the SPL games. On the app, there is a dedicated channel for SPL to let users watch the matches easily. The app will provide football fans with a comprehensive experience of the football league by allowing them to watch the highlights of the games, behind the scenes videos, and exclusive interviews with the players in 360 degrees. Huawei is working closely with 360VUZ to bring the 360 experience of the Saudi Professional League to users across the region.