The Science of Virtual Reality – Be a part of the 360 revolution

The latest buzzword in the field of the tech world is virtual reality (VR). The current revolutionary technology uses the Oculus Rift and the virtual reality headset and transports you into a realm of immersive videos. Video games have been successful in achieving this aspect; however it is the virtual reality 360 degree video makers who have taken it into a whole new arena.

The Process and the Expertise  
So how does this work? A team of professionals who are the pioneers of your 360 live VR experience are the right hand of this project. They assess the client requirements and work on the specifics of the shooting and the new rules and equipment to capture a live streaming video. This step is followed by different procedures for video production. The 360 degree VR producers do a commendable job as they transport the end user to a virtual tour world, where the customer gets a full panoramic view and can even see each and every frame by zooming in. This is essential for landscape videos and for virtual tours such as Google Maps. Other than Google, companies like Samsung also rely on 360 degree videos to promote their events and corporate product launches. This is one effective way of getting to the end viewer who can be customers, shareholders, marketers, media, social networking, etc.

New tech rules of the century
State of the art equipment is used to relay the live 360 VR. Specially designed 3D camera rigs hold 6 or 10 Gore Hero4 cameras in a round spherical shape. The cameras are well mounted in specific angles and overlapping portions of each camera is integrated as far as the whole Live VR is concerned. This overlap eradicates any footage gaps and allows for high level flexibility between the seams. Drones, tripods, etc. are commonly used for the 360 degree live streaming.

  • 360 degree live video streaming is like the regular video shooting, but is much more complex and comprehensive. While the video shoot, anything in front of the camera is covered by the device. The whole process aims at a panoramic view of the scene. Camera placements with the available lighting need to be coordinated by the professionals to get a whole immersive experience.
  • Camera locations and movement are other things to consider. Webcasting, live streaming and event broadcasting online in a 360 degree live streaming, involves serious coordination with the immersive video. Every movement has to be intentional and calculated otherwise, it will cause a feeling of disgust and disconnect between the viewer and the video.
  • Once the video is captured, it has to be edited accordingly. This involves various procedures and techniques. The footage per camera per location has to be synchronized and stitched together before it gets into an Oculus Rift, virtual headgear or any other mobile, or an internet device and this is possible with the hard work of experts who make this better suited for a new blog.
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