Insta360 ONE Introduces Android Support, Full Lineup Discounted for Christmas

This summer saw 360-degree camera manufacturer Insta360 launch what it claimed to be its most versatile consumer  camera yet, the Insta360 ONE. Well this week sees that versatility expand that little bit further, adding Android support. The Insta360 ONE versatility comes from the company combining various aspects of its other cameras, like the Insta360 Nano, Insta360…

Sony’s Try PlayStation VR Initiative Proves to be Very Popular

Blink and you’d would have missed it, but Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) launched a trail programme on Friday allowing consumers the opportunity to demo PlayStation VR in their own home for 14 days. If at the end of the trail participants want to keep the headset, then they can for a discounted price. There’s just…

Virtual Reality Applied in Shopping

Living in the fast-paced society, shopping online is on the rise. People search for goods in the online stores and put an order without actually picking up items. But as the technology booms, even online shopping provides a “real experience”. VR shopping is trying to not only provide customers the convenience of online shopping, but…

Top 5 VR Spatial Audio Platforms

Spatial audio ( also referred to as 3D audio or 360 audio) is a sonic experience where the audio changes with the movement of the viewer’s head; 3D audio effects manipulate the audio waves produced by stereo speakers, surround-sound speakers, speaker-arrays, or headphones. This involves the simulated placement of virtual sound sources anywhere in a simulated three-dimensional space, including…

Anamorphine Release Date Confirmed For 2018

It was back in March this year when we first heard about Anamorphine, a somewhat out of the ordinary narrative-driven videogame from developers. In Anamorphine the player takes an introspective trip through the world of someone who is suffering from mental illness. Taking on both their perceptions and their memories. It is unusual in that unlike most…

Using Adobe Photoshop, Pano2VR and Little Planet Mobile Apps to Create Little Planet

Mobile Editing: Android and iOS With the release of a couple little planet editing apps, creating little planets become not as exclusive as before, when it was limited to desktop software such as Photoshop. For mobile editing purposes, Circular by BrainFeverMedia and Tiny Planets by infoding.com are two of the best options on the current market. Download Tiny Planet…

How Are People Consuming Entertainment in Virtual Reality

  The entertainment industry is one of the most enthusiastic applications of virtual reality and some believe that VR is set to be the future of entertainment. Well the VR game is undoubtedly the most noticeable area, and others are also popular, like the virtual museum, music, gallery, virtual theme park, etc. Virtual reality tour…

Top 10 VR/360 Video Editing Apps

360 video has offered a new way for filmmakers and video editors to tell their story. Given the difference between the new medium and traditional 2D media, content creators need different tools for editing 360 videos. You might be familiar with regular video editing, but are at a loss for 360 editing, either on your…

New PlayStation VR Demo Kiosks Popping up in the US

Virtual reality (VR) has one of those weird positions in the technology industry where the general consumer doesn’t really understand it until they’ve actually tried an immersive experience for themselves. Which is why the main headset manufacturers ensured there are demo units in retailers for people to have a play and see for themselves. Knowing…

Boxed Editions of Radial-G and VR Karts Coming to North America

While console sales still heavily rely on physical sales as well as digital, PC owners are much more used to buying their videogames online through platforms like Steam. So when virtual reality (VR) headsets arrived that digital trend continued. The only headset to offer physical copies is PlayStation VR, and today two VR racers are…

VeeR VR Launched 360 Photo Mobile Upload Feature

VeeR has just released a brand-new feature of 360 photo mobile upload, to empower users to upload their panoramic photos on the go. VeeR VR is the first VR application around the globe to enable both 360 video and 360 photo uploads and sharing from desktop as well as mobile ends, which allow users to build a complete 360 VR portfolio where they can store,…

PTGui Tutorial: how to create panoramic photos with PTGui

360 Photo Stitching Software Tutorials: Editing with PTGui Basic Workflow Load images: Load your images into the Project Assistant by either clicking on “Load Images”, or using simple drag-and-drop; Align images: PTGui can automatically detect overlapping details on different images, where the software will set down control points, to project them altogether into a panorama; when it fails…

360 Druustory: Storytelling for Shaping the Future of Virtual Reality

Starting in 2015, when Druu worked for the creative lead agency of Samsung, he began producing 360 content. After having his mind blown by the new Samsung Gear VR headset, he decided to start working with his new favorite VR technology and exploring it on topics of creative use cases, storytelling, and advertising. A couple…

5 Benefits of 360-Degree Photos & Videos

If a photo is worth a thousand words, how many words is a 360-degree photo worth?   Media is in the middle of a paradigm shift. What was once the radio is now TV and what is now TV has become the smartphone.   Not keeping up with new technology can have a detrimental impact…

Guides to Become a Google Street View Trusted Photographer

A market research conducted in July 2015 on the impact of virtual tours on increasing consumers’ interest in local businesses showed that when searching for businesses, consumers use mapping products 44% of the time. On average, 41% of these searches result in an on-site visit. Listings with photos and a virtual tour are twice as…