Alibaba Cloud, HTC partner to advance VR development with cloud computing solutions

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group´s cloud computing arm Alibaba Cloud has formed a partnership with HTC Corporation to explore scalable and price-competitive virtual reality (VR) solutions for customers worldwide, the company said.

Leveraging the advanced cloud computing technology of Alibaba Cloud, the companies will focus on developing breakthrough innovative solutions to tackle bandwidth allocation, data transmission and data processing needs in areas such as VR video production and VR broadcasting. The partnership will also bring together industry developers to build a VR cloud ecosystem, and extend Viveport, HTC´s VR app store to Alibaba Cloud´s cloud computing platform.

Alibaba Cloud develops scalable platforms for cloud computing and data management.

HTC Corporation provides smart mobile devices and technology.