Inexpensive cameras that make spherical images are opening a new era in photography and changing the way people share stories. [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
(Watching footage of a stranger’s vacation is almost as boring in spherical view as it is in regular mode.)
But the best user-generated 360° photos and videos—such as the Virtual Forest—deepen the viewer’s appreciation of a place or an event.
Kodak Pixpro SP360 4kIt can be mounted on a drone to produce aerial 360° videos.
Or consider the spherical videos of medical procedures that the Los Angeles startup Giblib makes to teach students about surgery.
The 360-Degree Selfie Breakthrough Consumer cameras that produce 360° images, providing a realistic sense of events or places.
Opinion… * Man-Made
Source: Mit Technology Review