Articles tagged "virtual-reality"

Google created this rotating 16-GoPro arc to capture light field data for VR

Google has built a fascinating rotating light field VR camera rig using 16 GoPros mounted in an arc. The rig is meant to give viewers "a more realistic sense of presence” within a VR world.

Lytro Immerge 2.0 is a HUGE light-field camera rig for high-end VR production

Lytro just released a new version of their insane Immerge light-field camera system for professional VR productions. The Immerge 2.0 features higher quality, a wider field of view, and much more... not that any of us mere mortals will ever touch one.

YI 360 VR camera can livestream in 4K, supports Vive and Rift headsets

After releasing a popular 4K action cam and an affordable mirrorless M43 camera, Chinese camera maker YI is diving into yet another market: 360° VR. Meet the YI 360 VR: a powerful little two-lens camera that can shoot and stream in 4K.

Kodak PixPro Orbit360 4K VR camera now on sale in the US

The rugged, compact 360° action camera Kodak unveiled at Photokina in 2016, the Kodak PixPro Orbit 360, is finally available in the United States.

Manfrotto targets 360° VR creators with new range of accessories

Manfrotto has launched a new range of bases, booms, heads and dollys aimed at Virtual Reality content creators. The company claims to be the first to produce "dedicated products designed to support [VR] professionals and enthusiasts."

Ticketmaster shows you all the views at 110 venues

Ticketmaster's used 3D wireframe models and photos to show you exactly what you're getting, with the exception that you still don't know how tall or obnoxiously drunk your neighbors will be.

Lytro Immerge VR footage showcased for the first time

Lytro has released a demonstration video showing off the capabilities of Immerge, its pro-grade VR rig. Read more

Google brings the National Parks to your living room with 360-virtual tours

Google has joined forces with the U.S. National Parks Service to make their centennial birthday celebration a bit more special by offering new VR and 360 video guided tours through some pretty amazing places. Read more

Real world test: The Panono is a 108MP spherical camera

While pricey, the Panono 360 camera is a beginner-friendly way to experiment with VR, producing excellent results with very little user input. Read more

Nico360 to be 'world's smallest' 360-degree camera

A Hong Kong-based startup is looking to fund production of Nico360, a waterproof 360-degree camera. Read more

Take a look around: traditional stills versus VR in Iceland

Recently, DPReview staffer Carey Rose took a personal trip to Iceland with the D810 in tow, while one of his travel buddies packed a Theta S along with his usual kit. Check out how the current state of accessible 360-degree stills capture compares to a good old-fashioned DSLR. Read more

Samsung Gear 360 camera costs $350 in US with limited availability at VidCon

Samsung has announced a limited launch for its Gear 360 camera, which was first revealed earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read more

Explore Mars with 360-degree image shot by NASA Curiosity Rover

Earlier this year, NASA released a 360-degree image from the perspective of the Curiosity Mars Rover. We invite you to join us - on the surface of Mars!

Getty Images launches 'Virtual Reality Group', adds 12,000 360° images

Getty has announced the launch of the Getty Images Virtual Reality Group - a new business division 'dedicated to the creation and global distribution' of VR content. Read more

Virtual Reality: It's not just for gamers anymore

Virtual reality, or VR, has the potential to redefine the way we interact with images, including still images, movies, and other forms of visual storytelling. Read more about the creative potential of VR

Adobe announces updates to Creative Cloud video-oriented applications

Ahead of next week's NAB Show, Adobe has announced new features to its Creative Cloud software applications for video and audio editing, including Premiere Pro CC. Highlights include the ability to edit files during ingest, proxy workflows, and VR editing capabilities. Read more

Facebook's open source Surround 360 captures 3D-360 video at up to 8K

Facebook has introduced the Surround 360, which captures 3D, 360 degree video using a total of seventeen cameras, all with global shutters. Equally notable is the fact that Facebook will be making both the camera design and processing software open source to encourage developers to improve the product. Read more

Luna is 'world's smallest' 360-degree camera

As virtual reality grows in popularity, an increasing number of consumer-grade 360° cameras are hitting the market. Latest among them is Luna, a spherical camera that records 360° footage for viewing on desktop or through a cardboard VR headset. The team behind Luna is seeking funding on Indiegogo to cover design and production costs. Read more