Monthly Archive: August 2014

Visual Storytelling in a 360 Virtual Reality World

First there were stage-based plays, then 2D films, then 3D films, and now, with Occulus Rift type viewers, 3D immersive virtual reality worlds that are 360 degrees in scope.  What does that mean for story telling? The Language of Visual Storytelling in 360 Virtual Reality. | Knowledge Base and stereoscopic 3D Blog. Good points on 360 degree lighting, sound, etc. Read the entire piece – really an eye opener as...

Youtube viewership skews very young

I reviewed the stats for my own Youtube channel and discovered that 77% of all viewers are between the ages of 13 and 44 and about 60% are between the ages of 13 and 34. Youtube does not present statistics on those under age 13 (think this is due to Federal laws to protect children) but there are third party reports that suggest the very young also view a lot of...

3D motion capture using 480 video cameras

Researchers have found ways of combining the views of 480 video cameras mounted in a two-story geodesic dome to perform large-scale 3D motion reconstruction, including volleyball games, the swirl of air currents, and even a cascade of confetti. via How a dome full of cameras captures 3D motion | Futurity.