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‘Vive Video’ Gets 2.0 Update, Partners with Vimeo to Offer Curated Video Selection

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HTC Creative Labs’s free native VR video player has received an upgrade with a new browser interface. The team has also partnered with Vimeo, offering a curated selection of streamable VR video content. Vive Video launched a year ago with support for 2D, 3D, 180?

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HypeVR Uses ARKit as a Portal Into Volumetric Video Content

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HypeVR is developing volumetric video tech which we called “ a glimpse at the future of VR video ,” when we got to see it back in January. One of the crazy camera rigs that HypeVR uses to capture volumetric video.

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NextVR Plans 6DOF, Increased Quality, and AR Support for Live VR Video in 2018

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Positional tracking is the dream for immersive video content, but it is a complex hardware and software challenge. The post NextVR Plans 6DOF, Increased Quality, and AR Support for Live VR Video in 2018 appeared first on Road to VR.

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Gorillaz’ Music Video Breaks Record as Most Successful 360 Music Video Debut

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The 360-degree version of Gorillaz’ music video for new track Saturnz Barz received over 3 million views in the first 48 hours, making it the single biggest 48 hour debut for a 360 music video in the (young) history of 360 videos on YouTube.

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Did NASA Leak the HoloLens 2 in This Video?

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In a video published on Oct. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) may have shown us the first public glimpse of the next-generation HoloLens.

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Steam to Get High Quality Adaptive 360 Video Streaming Service

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360 video is coming to Steam and it looks as if Valve are aiming high in terms of the quality they’re aiming to deliver to consumer VR headsets. Pixvana’s technology uses adaptive bitrates for video delivery, depending on the user’s direction of gaze.

First Borderlands 2 VR Gameplay Video Arrives

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Tagged with: Borderlands 2 VR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post First Borderlands 2 VR Gameplay Video Arrives appeared first on UploadVR. Direct from Twitch Con 2018, we have our first proper look at gameplay from Borderlands 2 VR. A brief clip of the game running at the PlayStation truck at this weekend’s event was posted on the Borderlands Instagram account on Saturday. It shows a player tackling the PSVR-exclusive using a Dualshock 4 controller.

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Watch HypeVR’s Impressive Volumetric 360 3D Video In Action

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HypeVR may be poised to alter the 360 video landscape with their depth-mapped, volumetric video system that lets VR users move in, out and around the captured scene. HypeVR’s proprietary system uses 14 Red Dragon, 6k Video Cameras rig-mounted to capture a 360 degree field of view.

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Samsung Funds Episodic VR Videos, Filmmakers Use Company’s $10K ‘Round 360’ Camera

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Samsung today launched ‘Pilot Season’, a new initiative aimed at putting original episodic VR video content into the Samsung VR Video service. Costing over $10K, the Samsung Round 360 boasts high-quality 3D 360-degree video captured via its 17-lens array.

Microsoft is Adding Pass-through Video to Windows VR Headsets

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A beta version of Windows 10 now includes support for a pass-through video mode for Windows VR headsets, allowing users to look out at the world around them through the headset’s on-board cameras.

Video: Insta360 Teases New Type Of 360-Degree Camera

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Since last year, it also released an Android variant called the Insta360 Air and a professional camera called the Insta360 Pro that can shoot 8K 360 video. 360 360 Video Rumors VR 360 camera 360 video 4k camera insta360 Insta360 Air Insta360 Camera Insta360 Nano Insta360 One video

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YouTube Now Offering Heatmaps for 360 Video Analytics

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Spherical YouTube videos with over 1,000 views now include ‘360° Heatmaps’ within the Analytics section of the Creator Studio. YouTube has supported the viewing of spherical videos in VR since 2015 , adding features such as stereoscopic 3D, live streaming, and spatial audio along the way.

Pixvana Reveals 10K VR Video Player and Publishing Platform ‘SPIN’

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Pixvana , a cloud-based VR video company, today announced their much awaited solution for publishing and streaming 360 video, a platform that promises to deliver up to 10K resolution streaming playback from the cloud to your VR devices.

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This Drone Broadcasts 6k 360 VR Video Wirelessly up to 5 Miles

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Another example of how the rapid advance of video compression and transmission techniques continue to open surprising possibilities, the ‘Flying Eye’ from San Francisco and LA based company 360 Designs is here and it can deliver high resolution VR video shot from 100s of metres up.

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How to Direct 360° Video

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Google’s YouTube Creator Academy shows us the finer points in 360° video production. Last year Google’s YouTube Creator Academy gave us the low-down on some of the biggest mistakes made while shooting in 360° with the video How Not To Shoot 360° Video. for the rest of the video.

Valve and Pixvana Bring High-quality Adaptive VR Video to Steam, Beta Launches Today

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Pixvana , makers of the cloud-based 360 video creation studio SPIN , today announced that their software services—integrated at the core of Valve’s own Steam 360 Video Player— will be launching today into beta.

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Surge Music Video in VR

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Remember when MTV showed music videos? Surge is one of the first real-time VR music videos created specifically for VR. The goal of Surge is to provide insight in the possibilities of VR as a medium for music videos. The video is short, however, very much worth the download.

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Pixvana Raises $14M Series A Investment for Cloud-based VR Video Platform

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Now, Pixvana hopes to “enable anyone to create and distribute next-generation video experiences” using its main service SPIN Studio. Faster iteration and blending of video and 3D content will allow creatives, brands and media companies to create amazing XR experiences.

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ARKit 101: How to Place a Virtual Television & Play a Video on It in Augmented Reality

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By combining the power of Scene Kit and Sprite Kit (Apple's 2D graphics engine), we can play a video on a flat surface in ARKit. Specifically, we'll go over how we can play a video on a 3D TV in ARKit.

NextVR’s Latest Tech is Bringing New Levels of Fidelity to VR Video

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Parallel with new, more powerful and higher resolution VR headsets, improvements to NextVR’s technology are bringing promising new levels of quality and volumetric capability to VR video content. Attitudes toward 360 video content among high-end VR users are generally quite bad.

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The Great Semantic Divide: Virtual Reality vs. 360-Degree Video

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Felix & Paul’s ‘The People’s House’ 360 Video Wins an Emmy

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The second night of the 69th Emmy Awards saw a number of nominations for virtual reality content, including rendered experiences and 360 video spanning a diverse swath of genres. You can download Felix & Paul’s Emmy award-winning video on both Oculus Rift or Samsung Gear VR.

Tiny Tank Is An Action-Packed 360 Video From SoKrispyMedia

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There’s still a lot to figure out about 360 video, which means filmmakers tend to stick to slower-paced experiences. Or you can just enjoy it as a browser-based video, too. 360 Video Experiences Tiny Tank

Facebook Launching 360-Degree Live Streaming Video

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Facebook unveiled the latest expansion to live broadcasting Monday, dubbed Live 360 , that marries their existing features of livestreaming and pre-recorded 360-degree videos. The post Facebook Launching 360-Degree Live Streaming Video appeared first on VRScout.

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The Essential VR Music Videos of 2016

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2016 has been a landmark year for VR and 360° video. In addition to the ever-increasing landscape of 360° camera options available for the consumer and professional alike, major social media outlets such as Facebook, YouTube, and WordPress have introduced 360° video hosting.

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Exclusive: Nokia Launches OZO Player SDK, a Cross-platform Video Playback Engine for VR Apps

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Nokia has launched the OZO Player SDK , a cross-platform foundation for creating applications with high fidelity VR video playback. Other VR apps focus on real-time rendered experiences, but occasionally weave VR video content throughout when advantageous.

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Magic Leap Publishes More L.E.A.P. Developer Videos Featuring Insomniac Games, Weta Workshop & More

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After publishing two batches of videos from its L.E.A.P. Video: "We support two low-level rendering APIs, both Vulkan and OpenGL, but we feel that Vulkan provides more opportunities for optimization, which is especially important when you're trying to get all the.

Haunted Rooms 360 video

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A 360 video of real in game footage that wil make your blood run cold. Android 360 video horror games mobile thriller escape rooms VR virtual realityWe dare you to watch!

iPhone X Can Record & Send Video Holograms via HoloBack App

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If you find yourself on the run from the Empire, you no longer need a droid to send a holographic distress message, you just need an iPhone X and the HoloBack app.

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The Nun’s Terrifying Escape The Abbey 3D 360 Video Is Guaranteed To Make You Jump

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It’s a promotional video for The Nun, which hits theaters on September 7th. Honestly, it’s my go-to headset for any type of 360 video because of the accessibility and wireless nature. Let us know what you think if you give the full video a watch!

Carmack: New 5K × 5K Mobile VR Playback Tech Will ‘set the bar for VR video quality’

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John Carmack, Oculus’ CTO, has revealed work on a new VR video playback technology which he says is coming to Oculus Go and newer Gear VR phones. On Twitter today , Carmack said the company plans to re-release the pre-rendered version of the VR short, using new VR video playback tech.

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Adobe Brings VR Video Editing Tools to Premiere Pro

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The latest update to Premiere Pro, Adobe’s popular video editing software, released yesterday includes new tools for editing 360 degree video and stereoscopic VR video. The post Adobe Brings VR Video Editing Tools to Premiere Pro appeared first on Road to VR.

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Oculus Connect 3 Session Videos Released

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The session videos for Oculus Connect 3 have been released, letting developers who couldn’t make it to the event get caught up on all the deep dives into VR technology offered by Oculus over the course of the event last week. VR Industry News oculus connect 3 videos

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Snapchat Highlights Augmented Reality Feature in New Group Video Chat

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Snapchat has added yet another social feature to its mobile app, and this one makes it possible to use augmented reality with a group of friends over video. The feature is activated through the video camera icon in any Group Chat thread.

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Apple Final Cut Pro X Update Adds a “Complete Toolset” for 360 Video Editing

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Among those announcements was that Final Cut Pro X would be getting support for 360 video editing. Output 360° video to a connected VR headset. Share 360° video directly to YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo. Edit 360° video into a non-360° project and animate the pan, tilt, and zoom.

Song Made By AI Gets Stunning 360° Music Video

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AI, music, and VR creation tools collide in this beautiful 360° video. Part of YouTube’s VR Creator Lab , the video project can be viewed in 360° on desktop, mobile devices, and VR headsets. As part of the grant program, I would make several immersive 360 videos for the album.

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VR Video Support Arrives For WordPress Blogs

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The most popular web publishing platform is giving bloggers even more options for publishing 360-degree images and video with the launch of support for all blogs hosted by WordPress.com. On mobile, the 360-degree video player will allow you to move your device around to change the perspective.

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Now with Netflix, HBO, and NextVR, Daydream Rises to Top VR Platform for Video

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The app doesn’t yet serve up VR content, instead putting users inside of a virtual living room with a big screen (somewhat oddly) placed under the mantle of a fireplace, offering up the whole of Netflix’s ‘flat’ video library.

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NextVR Debuts New High Resolution Video Format with NBA Finals Highlights Reels

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On the list of other future tech yet to be publicly released is NextVR’s volumetric video capture and playback, which allows the viewer’s perspective to move positionally within the video (rather than just rotationally).

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Facebook Adds 4K 360 Video Streaming Support

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Since bringing live 360 video to pages and profiles back in March , we’ve seen a few VR videos pop up in our feed, but were always unsatisfied with the resolution. Two popular features that already exist on standard Facebook Live videos are also coming to Live 360.

AMC Channel Launches 360 Video App Featuring ‘Walking Dead’ 360 Shorts

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Popular American cable TV channel AMC has launched the AMC VR app for Gear VR and Daydream featuring 360 video content, movie trailers, and more. The ‘Screening Room’ in the app grants a look at recent AMC original series trailers and behind the scenes videos.

Magic Leap Releases Series of Video Sessions from Inside the L.E.A.P. Conference

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conference was free to all who registered in time, but if you weren't able to make the trip to Hollywood, the company just released video of some of the sessions that took place over the course of two days. Magic Leap's recent L.E.A.P.