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Articles tagged "vr"
mobileApr 4, 2018 at 22:38
A US startup is the first company to use the iPhone X's front-facing TrueDepth camera for 3D face scanning. The app they've created captures more than 250,000 3D data points on a face in 10 seconds while the user slowly turns their head in front of the camera
Mar 29, 2018 at 19:30
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.
mobileMar 16, 2018 at 15:04
This tiny little plug-and-play VR/AR camera for Android phones uses a pair of greater-than-180° FOV fisheye lenses to offer both 360° video/photo capture and 360° livestreaming at 1440p resolution.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:15
YI Technology, working with Google's VR team, has announced the Horizon VR180 camera, which captures stereoscopic 3D stills and videos at 5.7K. The VR180 'seamlessly' integrates with YouTube and Google Photos for easy viewing with various VR headsets.
videoNov 29, 2017 at 20:34
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.
camera newsNov 15, 2017 at 18:41
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.
camera newsOct 19, 2017 at 14:42
The 360 Round uses eight horizontally positioned camera pairs and one upward-pointing single lens to capture and livestream panoramic 4K 3D content.
camera newsOct 18, 2017 at 17:12
The F4 Plus can can capture 360° stills, videos and broadcast livestream footage at 8K resolution... that's 7680 x 3840 pixels!
camera newsSep 18, 2017 at 19:34
The rugged, compact 360° action camera Kodak unveiled at Photokina in 2016, the Kodak PixPro Orbit 360, is finally available in the United States.
Aug 10, 2017 at 14:45
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."
Jul 11, 2017 at 16:20
GoPro has partnered with media organizations such as Fox Sports, the Golden State Warriors, USA Today and Getty Images to test the Fusion 360 VR camera.
camera newsJun 23, 2017 at 20:34
The 3D VR camera launched through a crowdfunding campaign in 2015 goes on sale beginning June 26.
Jun 23, 2017 at 01:02
Just a guy wearing a VR headset, smashing invisible Goombas in Central Park.
Jun 22, 2017 at 20:15
Later this year, a VR180 camera will be Joining Yi's Halo and 360 VR cameras, which will offer stereo 3D capture, yet be as easy to use and compact as a 2D camera.
Jun 19, 2017 at 18:24
While the Oculus Rift headset offers approximately 1.2MP for each eye, Varjo aims to far exceed that resolution at 70MP.
Jun 6, 2017 at 10:00
Virtual reality has the potential to redefine the way we interact with digital imagery, but has struggled to gain traction with consumers. Why hasn't it succeeded, and what will it take to catch on?
Jun 1, 2017 at 21:34
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May 31, 2017 at 19:03
Designed to create 360-degree renderings of interiors, the Matterport Pro2 adds support for 4K-resolution 2D photography on top of its VR walkthrough and 3D functionality.
May 23, 2017 at 19:34
German media reports that the founders of the company behind the Panono 360-degree ball camera have filed for bankruptcy at a court in Berlin.
May 12, 2017 at 21:25
The camera produces 'shake-free' footage with stereoscopic effects that can be adjusted with a mobile device during post-processing.
May 12, 2017 at 17:30
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.
May 11, 2017 at 17:57
The certified cameras can be used in conjunction with the Street View app to create content Google's Street View platform.
May 3, 2017 at 19:08
You don't have to win the Super Bowl to get an invite to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue – just put on your VR goggles.
Apr 25, 2017 at 17:48
The YI 360 VR is capable of capturing 360-degree spheric video footage in 5.7K resolution and at 30 frames per second. It also offers 4K instant in-device stitching and 2.5K live-streaming. Read more
Apr 10, 2017 at 18:46
Nikon has issued a firmware update for its KeyMission 360-degree action camera that improves compatibility with iOS devices. Read more
accessory reviewMar 17, 2017 at 14:18
The Insta360 Air is an Android device add-on that seamlessly connects to your phone and records 360-degree stills and video. For $130, it's an affordable and fuss-free introduction to 360 shooting. Read more
mobileMar 8, 2017 at 10:00
The Insta360 Air camera, which attaches to an Android smartphone via a microUSB or USB Type-C port, turns your phone into a 360-degree VR camera. It's now available in the US and Europe. Read more
Feb 28, 2017 at 12:58
Ricoh has announced the pre-order process for its Ricoh R Developer Kit and included full specs and pricing information.
camera newsJan 20, 2017 at 18:22
Another VR camera has launched on Kickstarter, but this one does things a little differently: TwoEyes VR features two horizontally-oriented cameras spaced 65mm apart that record footage in a stereoscopic arrangement. Read more
Jan 13, 2017 at 23:46
If your invitation to the Presidential Inauguration got lost in the mail, you're in luck: USA Today will be live-streaming the event in 360-degrees thanks to some customized Nikon KeyMission 360s. Read more
video newsNov 28, 2016 at 19:08
Support for 360-degree video is coming to VLC 3.0. You can check out a technical preview now. Read more
Nov 14, 2016 at 15:56
PanoMoments' '360-degree living photos' are a kind of mashup between 360-degree images and Apple's Live Photos. Read more
Sep 20, 2016 at 18:53
The Vuze VR is currently the only consumer 360 degree camera that can record 4K footage in 3D. Read more
Sep 20, 2016 at 10:42
The Kodak PixPro 4KVR360 can easily switch between capturing standard 16:9 4K video or full 360-degree footage and comes with a splash-proof housing. Read more
Aug 30, 2016 at 18:49
Lytro has released a demonstration video showing off the capabilities of Immerge, its pro-grade VR rig. Read more
Aug 25, 2016 at 20:12
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
Aug 11, 2016 at 18:44
SpaceVR is planning to launch a camera satellite into the orbit in order to transmit 360-degree VR video footage back to planet earth. Read more
Jul 24, 2016 at 12:00
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
camera newsJul 18, 2016 at 21:14
A Hong Kong-based startup is looking to fund production of Nico360, a waterproof 360-degree camera. Read more
Jul 12, 2016 at 13:44
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
Jun 22, 2016 at 19:19
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
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