Nikon Survey Shows the Rising Trend of VR/360 Video

STUDY REVEALS THAT MAJORITY OF AMERICANS ARE READY TO EXPERIENCE LIFE IN 360 / 360 Video  “Nikon “Life in 360” Study Explores Americans’ Awareness and Attitudes Toward 360-Video and Virtual Reality” Today, Nikon Inc., a world leader in digital imaging, has released results from the Nikon Life in 360 national survey, indicating that 90% of Americans believe content they currently watch would be better viewed in fully…

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360 Degree VR Camera (Rig) Review, Comparison & Buying Guide

360 Cameras Review & Purchase Report Guide This guide & report aims to index and archive VR cameras and 360 camera rigs that are available today to consumers and industry professionals, this guide will be constantly updated with newest information, resources and news. Virtual reality content consists of creating CGI based virtual assets as well as 360-degree immersive media. 360 degree video has become an increasingly popular…

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360 Degree Video Overview Report

360 Degree Video Overview Guide So what is 360 video? 360-degree video is a brand new medium, a revolutionary and truly compelling way of storytelling in virtual reality, and a great way to draw people into VR for the very first time. 306 video enables the story to unfold simultaneously from all angles and directions. When the viewer is viewing a well-produced, and stitched 360 video from a VR headset, he or she’d be able to…

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Global 360-degree Camera Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of Over 35% Through 2020, Says Technavio

Global 360-degree Camera Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of Over 35% Through 2020, Says Technavio The global 360-degree camera market is expected grow at a CAGR of close to 35% during the period 2016-2020, according to Technavio’s latest report. And also for more information and buyer’s guide on VR cameras, take a look at Virtual Reality Reporter’s VR Camera Guide.   In this report, Technavio covers the market…

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Vyu360® Celebrates the Start of the Exciting Age of VR Personal Recording and the Rise of 360 Action Cameras

Vyu360® Celebrates the Start of the Exciting Age of VR Personal Recording and the Rise of 360 Action Cameras The impact traditional action cameras have had since their introduction in 2002 can’t be overstated.  For over 14 years they’ve captured adventures of all kinds on video, helped people tell their stories in engaging ways and left the world entertained like never before.  However, tech certainly doesn’t stand…

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Livestream 360-Degree Videos with Insta360 Air Clip-on Smartphone VR Camera

Livestream 360-Degree Videos with Insta360 Air Clip-on Smartphone 360 Camera Insta360 launches an Indiegogo campaign for the Insta360 Air, a clip-on smartphone VR camera that captures 360-degree HD images and videos that can be livestreamed or shared instantly on social media.   “Android is the most common device in the world, so our aim for the Insta360 Air is to offer an affordable professional grade 360-degree camera for…

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Experiment with UAV, VR and possibly win a 360-degree Camera at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016

Experiment with UAV, VR and possibly win a 360-degree Camera at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 At the 9th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, the exhibition promises to be a thrilling experience for attendees, who will witness how to apply state of the art hardware and software solutions to their art at the show. SIGGRAPH Asia attracts over 6,000 professionals who are industry leaders and…

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HEAR360 Breaks Virtual Reality’s Sound Barrier

HEAR360 Breaks Virtual Reality’s Sound Barrier HEAR360’s 8ball, a new microphone for VR filmmakers finally makes it easy to deliver spatial audio for 360 video. Now you can have early access to 8ball as HEAR360 has opened their Beta Program, inviting Cinematic VR Filmmakers to demonstrate the power of spatial audio in exchange for a membership fee and feedback as they prepare for mass production of the microphone.   Check…

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Altia System Launches the PanaCast 3D VR Kit

Altia System Launches the PanaCast 3D VR Kit: a Virtual Reality Solution for Content Creators That Produces 3D Video in Real Time “PanaCast 3D VR Kit delivers 180° 3D content with full 4K resolution in real time, with in-device panoramic stitching, without the complexity of post-production stitching” Altia Systems®, a CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree and recipient of the 2016 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation…

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China Unicom and Baicells Develop New Mobile Edge Computing VR Solutions

China Unicom and Baicells Develop New Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) VRSolutions for 5G Using Artesyn MaxCore™ Platform Artesyn Embedded Technologies today announced that its MaxCore™ platform has been selected by China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute and Baicells to demonstrate a new mobile edge computing (MEC) virtual reality (VR) live video solution using drone technology for 5G networks.   China Unicom and Baicells…

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Live Planet Offers $400 Discount on 360 VR Camera System

Live Planet Integrates Voxelus’ Payment Platform Allows Anyone to Pay Using Voxels Live Planet Provides a $400 Discount on Its Groundbreaking VR and 360 degree video Camera System for All Voxel Payments. Live Planet (liveplanet.net), the first end-to-end immersive VR broadcast-quality video creation, management and distribution platform, today announced plans to accept a new form of payment that allows anyone to make purchases…

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Samsung Gear 360 Launches In-Store, Expanding Consumer Access to VR Content Creation

Samsung Gear 360 Launches In-Store, Expanding Consumer Access to VR Content Creation Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced expanded availability of the Samsung Gear 360, an affordable, high-resolution, consumer 360-degree video camera, starting at $349.991 from major in-store retailers including AT&T, Best Buy, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon Wireless stores, in addition to its continued sale online. Check out the…

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AMD Details Radeon™ Pro Pipeline for Cinematic VR Content

AMD’s New Collaborations to Bring Premium VR Experiences out of Home “AMD introducing Powerful Content Creation Technologies and New Distribution Platforms Take Center Stage at VR on the Lot Opening Keynote” AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today outlined powerful new solutions to two of the largest issues facing professional VR content creators today: how to create compelling VR content that approaches cinematic fidelity, and how…

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Ricoh Unveils Theta SC: A Full-Featured 360-Degree Camera

Ricoh Unveils Theta SC: A Full-Featured 360-Degree Camera Designed “Newest addition to Ricoh’s pioneering Theta line makes it easy for anyone to shoot and share high-quality spherical stills and videos, available in four colors.” Ricoh Imaging Americas Corp. today announced it has added a full-featured, affordably-priced mid-range model to its pioneering line of Theta 360-degree spherical cameras. Merging advanced…

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CyberLink Introduces PowerDirector 15 and Enables Complete Media Editing Software Series with 360-Degree Video Editing

CyberLink Introduces PowerDirector 15 and Enables Complete Media Editing Software Series with 360-Degree Video Editing “New suite offers hobbyists and consumers a complete solution for editing, color grading and producing 360-degree videos!” CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), today launched the latest versions of its Director Series video editing software featuring the award-winning PowerDirector 15, ColorDirector 5, AudioDirector…

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ALLie Camera Introduces New ‘ALLie Go’ Battery Pack for True Portable 360 Video Recording Anywhere

ALLie Camera Introduces New ‘ALLie Go’ Battery Pack for True Compact 360 Video Capture on the GO!  “New battery add-on and tripod mount gives consumers the flexibility to capture and livestream up to two hours of highly immersive, memorable moments wherever they are!” ALLie camera – the only 360-degree everyday use camera that’s on 24/7 and allows live streaming, recording, social sharing and VR capabilities – will be…

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Reel FX Transports Fans to Umphrey’s McGee Spring Tour With VR 360 Music Video

Reel FX Transports Fans to Umphrey’s McGee Spring Tour With VR 360 Music Video Digital studio Reel FX produced an experimental virtual-reality experience for Umphrey’s McGee spring tour filmed April 20, 2016 at the House of Blues in Houston, TX. VR Camera Comparison Guide & Report The VR music video premiered at the Austin Music Video Festival where it was nominated for best interactive video along with The Weeknd/Eminem,…

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DeoVR Releases User-Friendly VR Video Player

DeoVR Releases User-Friendly 360 Video Player DeoVR has announced the launch of its video player for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, providing another link in the VR chain.   According to the company, it’s easy to watch VR and streaming YouTube 360 videos on Oculus Rift with the DeoVR player, with the software receiving accolades among users on the popular Reddit site.   Check Virtual Reality Reporter Top 360 Video…

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Weeview Eye-Plug Transforming Your Phone Into Your Personal 3D VR Camera

 Weeview Eye-Plug Transforms Your Smart Phone Into Your Personal 3D VR Camera Lens At a Glance Weeview Eye-Plug is a portable and compact camera for VR, it is an affordable alternative to bulky and expensive 3D cameras. Eye-Plug is the world’s first plug in 3D video-camera module that transforms your Android device into your personal VR. Simply plug in Eye-Plug through the micro USB OTG and begin capturing your most memorable moments…

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Samsung Gear 360 Live In Action

Experience Virtual Reality Tourism In 360 Degree Video w/ Immersive View There two things to experience from this 360 video. First is that the Samsung Gear 360 VR camera is probably the most turnkey high quality 360 camera on the market at the moment without having to cost you a fortune, and second is what it is like to be walking in the streets of Hong Kong in total immersive 360-degree view.     In comparison with the…

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Syrp Announced Latest Version of Genie App for Panoramas & 360 Photos

Syrp Announced Latest Version Genie App for Panoramas & 360 Photos Syrp just released the latest version of the Syrp Genie App which includes the ability to shoot Panoramas and 360 photos. The App will now include a fourth option on the home screen for Panorama setup and allows you to specify the amount of overlap, number of photos and movement right up to 360 degrees. Setup is designed to be extremely simple and a full tutorial…

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Nico360 World’s Smallest Consumer 360° Virtual Reality Camera with 32MP Highest Resolution Launches on Indiegogo

Nico360  360 Degree VR Camera with 32MP Highest Resolution Launch Crowd Funding Campaign Nico360 Camera http://www.nico360.com, the world’s smallest consumer 360° virtual reality video camera launched today on Indiegogo. The Nico360 VR camera for consumers lets everyone record and share their moments in 360-degrees anytime, anywhere. Check Out Best 360 Degree Youtube Video Collection  360 Degree Video Worldwide Archive Viral 360 Video…

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ALLie VR Camera Delivers 360 Video Livestreamed VR Surgery at The International Bariatric Club Symposium

ALLie 360 Degree Camera Delivers 360 Video Livestreamed VR Surgery at The International Bariatric Club Symposium “New VR and 360 video platforms enable top surgeons and students to be fully immersed in 360-degree, livestreamed surgery as it’s taking place, furthering educational opportunities for medical professionals everywhere” Dr. Ariel Ortiz Lagardere, MD, FACS, IFASMBS, of the Obesity Control Center in Baja, Mexico…

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Samsung Creator Program & Gear 360 Camera US Launch

Samsung Creator Program And Gear 360 VR Camera US Launch The Creator program of Samsung has been launched to empower filmmakers who wish to tell stories through VR and Samsung Gear 360 camera is up for limited edition sales in the US for $350 USD. It is making its foray into the American market and Samsung hopes to show that everyday film creators can do much with the VR technology that they are promoting. Samsung recently launched…

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VUZE THE WORLD’S FIRST AFFORDABLE 360 VIRTUAL REALITY CAMERA BEGINS ORDERS AT A PRICE OF JUST $799

VUZE 360 Cam – WORLD’S FIRST AFFORDABLE CONSUMER  360 DEGREE VR CAMERA FOR ONLY $799  Point-and-shoot camera, one button stitching technology and near real-time processing brings immersive content creation to the masses  HumanEyes Technologies, a leader in photographic 3D, computer vision and lenticular graphic arts, has announced new technical capabilities and started taking orders of VUZE VR camera, the groundbreaking 3D 360°…

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AMBEO: Virtual Reality Microphone By Sennheiser

Sennheiser Joins GoPro’s Virtual Reality Quest With New VR Microphone A VR video primarily has two significant elements, that is, picture (visual) and sound (audio). When creating a VR video it is important to deliver the best quality audio and visual elements, because the audio is just as important (if not more important) than the picture quality.   VR Camera Comparison Guide & Report 360 Degree Video Overview Report  …

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GoPro Releases New VR App & 360 Camera Rig

GoPro Announces New VR app & 360 VR Camera Rig GoPro announced a new VR video app for their 360 Omni VR Camera. The camera is priced at $5,000 which includes six Hero4 Black Cameras, as well as the rig and software required to produce the 360 video. Much cheaper price than the 16 camera rig which costs $15,000. On the other hand, if you already have 6 GoPro Hero4 Black cameras, simply buy the GoPro for $1,500. Preorders for both…

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Facebook Open-sources VR Video Solution – Surround360 Camera Rig

Checkout This New Facebook 360 Open-source Camera 360 degree cameras are designed to enable a new generation of filmmaking, and these type of cameras are becoming increasingly popular from cheap to high-end devices currently flooding the market. While you can produce cheap 360 content with a something like a Richoh Theta that will cost you couple hundred dollars, other professional 360 video cameras will costs tens of thousands of…

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Adobe Premier VR Video Toolset For Immersive 360 Video Coming Soon

Adobe Premier Pro Enables Fast Efficient 360 Video Post Productions VR immersive 360 video is becoming an extremely popular format among hobbyists and professional filmmakers. However, VR filmmakers are still experiencing challenges with video stitching/post-production work, and can only anticipate that in the near future a stitch free 360 degree video camera becomes available.   With Adobe’s industry leading video and audio…

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LYTRO BRINGS REVOLUTIONARY LIGHT FIELD TECHNOLOGY TO FILM AND TV PRODUCTION WITH LYTRO CINEMA

LYTRO LAUNCHING LIGHT FIELD TECHNOLOGY TO FILM AND TV PRODUCTION WITH LYTRO CINEMA First Short Produced with Academy Award Winners Robert Stromberg, DGA and David Stump, ASC in Association with The Virtual Reality Company (VRC) Will Premiere at NAB on April 19.   Lytro light-field virtual reality camera unlocks a new level of creative freedom and flexibility for filmmakers with the introduction of Lytro Cinema, the world’s first…

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