Category: Virtual Reality 360

How to stream 3D movies from your PC to your Gear VR 

Source: How to stream 3D movies from your PC to your Gear VR | Android Central Samsung’s Gear VR is designed to work with Samsung smart phones. However, with the right viewing apps, it can sometimes be used to view VR and 3D videos with non-Samsung smart phones. At the time I bought a Gear VR headset, it was apparently...

VR 3D, VR 180 stereoscopic cameras shown at #CES2018

Kodak Pixpro 180 – a VR 360 camera that unfolds, points both lenses in the same direction and turns into a VR 180 stereoscopic 3D camera! Vuze+  VR 360 3D camera Stereoscopic VR 180 3D cameras, built on Google’s standard, introduced High End – 8 camera VR 360 3D system I assume there is also something new from LucidCam as...

#Ricoh introduces software development kit, APIs for Theta V #VR camera #VR360 #CES2018

Yay! Ricoh announces a software development kit and partner program for third parties to add features to their Theta V camera. This is exciting – 4-5 years ago, I approached all the camera makers at CES about adding an SDK for their cameras. Panasonic was interested, Sony and Canon did not blow me off, but Nikon was stuck on stupid....

Will virtual reality lead to more effective propaganda? | SocialPanic.org – Occupy Propaganda

By “effective” we mean, propaganda that is more successful at persuading someone to adopt someone else’s agenda: “What really makes people trust VR more is that it creates a greater sense of realism compared to text and that creates the trustworthiness,” said Sundar. Source: Will virtual reality lead to more effective propaganda? | SocialPanic.org – Occupy Propaganda

Portland MAX trains in VR 360

I picked up a Samsung Gear 360 (2016 model), which shoots 30 megapixel 360 still images and 4K video (3840 pixels wide) for US $109. Amazon has them really cheap right now – I assume Samsung is getting rid of the 2016 model as they introduced the 2017 version, also called Gear 360 (but a completely different camera with only...

#3D TV is dead in Australia, but smartphone-based #VR3D #VR viewers may replace TVs

As I’ve said before, smart phones provide an inexpensive entry point for virtual reality viewing: A key benefit is that it does not require you to buy a new TV. Instead, you can use a smartphone, which 84% of Australians already have. Source: 3D television is dead… so what next? Consumer 3D TV died for multiple reasons Little to no...