Samsung announces Project Beyond – a camera capable of capturing 360 degree videos for Gear VR

Samsung at its annual developer conference in San Francisco announced a new 3D camera, which is unique in a lot of ways. The global market leader calls it Project Beyond and says they designed it exclusively to capture 360 degree videos – which can be utilized on the upcoming Gear VR virtual reality headset.

NTT DOCOMO introduces first 360-degree 8K 3D VR system for live video streaming and viewing at 60fps

NTT DOCOMO has announced that it has developed the world’s first 8K 3D virtual reality (VR) system for live video streaming and viewing at 60 frames per second (fps) over 5G mobile communications. Viewers will be able to use head-mounted displays to experience music and sporting events in highly realistic 3D VR.

Facebook Messenger now lets you share 360-degree photos and HD video

Facebook Messenger has received the ability to send 360-degree photos, panoramic photos, and high-definition videos directly in Messenger. Facebook will now allow users to send and receive HD quality; 720p videos straight from their camera roll.

Insta360 Nano S offers 360-degree 4K videos, multiview shooting and more

Insta360 introduced the ONE, 4K 360 camera last year. This year at the CES it has introduced new Nano S, a compact camera that attaches to iPhone using lightning port to shoot 4K 360° video and 20 MP 360° photos. It also has MultiView feature that allows users to show multiple angles of a scene simultaneously and share … Continue reading “Insta360 Nano S offers 360-degree 4K videos, multiview shooting and more”

Opera Developer 49 will support 360-degree videos in VR headsets

Opera Developer 49 browser will now support 360-degree videos in virtual reality headsets. The VR feature would work with compatible devices like HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. This functionality enables users to watch virtual reality videos, and standard 2D videos, instantly through their VR headsets.

Garmin VIRB 360 degree action camera shoots video up to 5.7K, announced for $799.99

Garmin has announced VIRB 360 rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof action camera captures video up to 5.7K/30fps and comes with four built-in microphones. Along with videos, the VIRB 360 can take stitched-in-camera, 360-degree, 15 megapixel spherical photos.