VR Virtual Reality

Will Virtual Reality Finally Hit the Mainstream in 2018?

January 10, 2018

Virtual reality and 360-degree video is a huge advancement in media today.  With many media outlets jumping on the trend creating their own sub-outlets for this format it is slowly becoming more popular each day.  The gaming world has helped push this medium forward but it still has yet to become fully mainstreamed.  Many factors Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Samsung 360 Round: Professional VR Camera with 17 Lenses

October 24, 2017

The revolution of 360-degree video has caused every camera company to get in the game.  Recently, Samsung released their 360-degree camera, the Samsung 360 Round Camera.  It’s pushing 360 video forward by making the camera better to operate and work with.  The Verge‘s Ashley Carman gives a brief overview of what Samsung has done to Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

VR Virtual Reality

Learn More about Livestreaming Festivals like Global Citizen & Panorama

September 28, 2017

From Rebecca Lerner at Forbes The live aspect of events has yet to be replaced by any major medium.  Concerts are recorded and major sporting events can be seen live on television but nothing replaces seeing an event live.  The same can be said for many festivals and live events that may not be broadcast in Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

VR Virtual Reality

How to Stream 4K 360° Content to Facebook Live with Wowza

July 28, 2017

By Chris Michaels Have you experienced live 360-degree videos?  If you have it’s probably from a concert or a sporting event you couldn’t get to in person.  Now Facebook is getting in on the act with announcing their Live 360 Ready Program.  With the help from Wowza Streaming Cloud services, now you can stream live Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

VR Virtual Reality

Is the RED HYDROGEN ONE Princess Leia’s next smartphone?

July 17, 2017

Since the classic scene with Princess Leia’s holographic image being projected through R2-D2’s chest in Star Wars, the world and much of it’s youth at the time pined for the day where holographic imaging would be in our households.  In recent years technology has been teasing the world with such technology and it seems we are Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

VR Virtual Reality

First YI HALO Footage Samples from #shanghai #YI HALO

July 13, 2017

Yi Technology keeps the innovations coming with their YI HALO 3D-360 camera.  Looking to stay ahead of trends, Yi Technology built this camera to set the bar for 3D-360 capture and soon it will be available to consumers.  Here’s a look at sample footage of the YI HALO 3D-360 camera. Click here to watch the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

VR Virtual Reality

The Virtual World And IoT Collide in Mixed Reality

July 11, 2017

Technology is moving faster and faster impacting more and more in everyone’s daily life.  These advancements can affect how entertainment is created and distributed as well as in business settings.  With the advancements of virtual reality and augmented reality in video games and media, little is being discussed on how this could affect the business Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

VR Virtual Reality

Google Launches 180-Degree VR Format

July 6, 2017

By Adi Robertson It seems, for at least the time being, that technology can move forward by taking a step back.  Who knew that something like this was possible?  Well, it’s not that crazy of an idea, just an alteration of a basic principle.  By now everyone has been introduced to 360 VR videos and Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

VR Virtual Reality

Wowza report: VR and 360° Streaming Trends 2017

June 29, 2017

Wowza continues to be a core technology for powering live 360° event and VR workflows, from the White House to the Oscars; Lollapalooza and corporate events; and more than we even know. Over the past several years, Wowza has seen growing interest in virtual reality (VR) and 360° viewing experiences. In the ever-evolving landscape that Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Wowza

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Future of 360 VR Technology

June 16, 2017

Are you a videographer looking to know more about 360 VR videos?  This DSLRguide video by Simon Cade puts 360 cameras and their usage into perspective for anyone looking to dive into this new and exciting trend in media.  From documentary footage to live events, 360 VR videos are becoming more and more sought out Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,