Viveport Video “6DOF Lite” mode review: move your head in 360 videos

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At VEC 2019 HTC announced the “6DOF Lite” mode for Viveport Video , promising the fact that we would have been able to watch standard 360 videos with the possibility of actually moving the head in the video. What is Viveport Video 6DOF Lite Mode?

Google to Shutter Jump VR Video Service in June

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Google posted an updated Jump FAQ recently regarding the shutdown of the VR video service, outlining that Jump will officially go offline on June 28th, 2019. The post Google to Shutter Jump VR Video Service in June appeared first on Road to VR.

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Top Gear VR Videos Put Fans In Crazy Car Stunts

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Don’t eat your lunch/breakfast/brunch just yet; we’ve got a crazy Top Gear VR video to show you before you lose it. The BBC just debuted the first of three new 360 videos for the motoring series. Produced with the help of UK-based Rewind, the video puts you in the kind of ridiculously explosive stunt the series is known for. You can watch it in the video below. The post Top Gear VR Videos Put Fans In Crazy Car Stunts appeared first on UploadVR.

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Enhance Your 360-Degree Video With Rich360

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Content-optimized 360° video rendering technology could take immersive filmmaking to the next level. is looking to breath new life into the 360-degree format with breakthrough technology that could drastically improve the quality of immersive 360 streaming video content.

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Visbit VR Theater App Now Supports 12K Videos

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12K VR video content is now available for Viveport users. As of June 11, developer Visbit has bumped its video stream resolution up from 8K to 12K on its 360-degree video streaming platform, Visbit VR Theater.

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Rogan: The Thief In The Castle Video Review

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The post Rogan: The Thief In The Castle Video Review appeared first on UploadVR. Gaming Reviews Video Rogan: The thief in the Castle

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Oculus Quest Welcome Video & Setup Guide Have Leaked Online

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Corgi’s are a major safety hazard in this leaked video for the Oculus Quest. Thanks to a series of videos posted online by YouTuber user NyanBlade, it appears as though we now have our first look at the opening welcome video and setup guide for the upcoming Oculus Quest.

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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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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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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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Video: H3VR Gets Valve Index Controller Support

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The interaction is a quick one in a 6-minute video I captured (embedded above or here on YouTube ) over the weekend testing the new Index controller update for the Early Access game from RUST LTD. You can see the lighter moment at around 20 seconds into the video.

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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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.

Believe the Hype: HypeVR’s Volumetric Video Capture is a Glimpse at the Future of VR Video

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After having teased the tech toward the end of last year, we’ve finally gone hands-on with HypeVR’s volumetric video captures which lets you move around inside of VR videos. Inherent Limitations of 360 Video. Volumetric VR Video Capture.

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Bigscreen TV Launches With 50+ Channels Of Video Content

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While there are several existing video streaming solutions already available, Bigscreen TV aims to simplify the process by offering users the easiest and most convenient way to stream content with friends in real-time. Cable just got a modern makeover.

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Here’s the Trailer to Eminem’s Upcoming VR Video from Felix & Paul

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Marshall from Detroit is a 3D, 360-degree video featuring Marshall Mathers (Eminem) and Sway Calloway. The post Here’s the Trailer to Eminem’s Upcoming VR Video from Felix & Paul appeared first on Road to VR.

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New ‘Boneworks’ Gameplay Video Shows off Physics-based Combat

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Today developer Stress Level Zero showed off one of the game’s first levels in a new video. We go into a bit more detail about the philosophy behind Bonework’s approach in this article , which also includes an ‘Action Teaser’ video which was released last month.

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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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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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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 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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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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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.

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

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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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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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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.

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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Next-Generation Video Compression Enables 360 VR Streams Over 5G Networks

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Known worldwide for its contributions to the MPEG format — the compression technology used in MP3 audio files and MP4 videos — Germany’s Fraunhofer has recently turned its attention to the next frontier in media: virtual reality. After unveiling affordable VR headset microdisplay hardware last year, the company is now showing off next-generation video compression software using the new MPEG-OMAF standard, the first VR specification enabling 360-degree videos to stream over 5G networks.

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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

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.

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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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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New Shadow Point Video Digs Into Playing Characters In VR

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As the video below shows, Coatsink brought her to virtual life in a unique way. Each lends their thoughts to taking on the role in this short video. Shadow Point , the latest VR adventure from Coatsink, has been available for a few weeks now.

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