360-degree video

360 video camera system

YouTube keeps on advancing. Google has launched support for 360-degree video. YouTube users can now transfer 360-degree recordings by utilizing a Python script, which can be downloaded from GitHub. There's additionally a choice to utilize an application called 360 Video Metadata on your Mac or PC. As per Sanjeev Verma, an item director at YouTube, "users can see a 360-degree video by moving their phones or tablets around, allowing the user to see all around themselves while the video is being played".


"users can see a 360-degree video by moving their phones or tablets around, allowing the user to see all around themselves while the video is being played".

 

YouTube 360-degree video

 

How to upload 360 video

 

Download the 360 Video Metadata app for Mac  or  Windows 

  1. Un-zip the file, then open the 360 Video Metadata app. If you're on a Mac, you may need to right-click the app and

     

    then click "Open"

  2.  

    Select the video file

  3. Click "Inject and save"

  4. Enter a name for the file that will be created

  5. Save the file. A new file will be created automatically in the same location as the original file

  6. Upload the new file to YouTube

  7. Wait for the 360 degree effect to process. This may take up to an hour.

 

For the best results, encode your video at a high resolution and according to YouTube's advanced specifications. YouTube currently supports 360 degree videos with 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, or 60 frames per second. We recommend uploading 16:9 aspect ratio stitched videos in 4K (3840x2160) resolution.

 

The Python script or the 360 Video Metadata application is only one piece of the story. The other piece is the camera.

 

 

360cam from GIROPTIC 

 

360 camera

 

The 360cam from GIROPTIC is the first ultra high definition 360º camera that breaks through the limitation of the frame to record the entire experience of the moment in 360°. For the past two years our team has dedicated its work to overcoming previous 360° technical limitations and has invented a ground-breaking design, with innovative engineering, and easy-to-use interface.The 360cam features a unique, egg-shaped design, incorporating two key proprietary innovations.

  • Three, 185º fish-eye lenses with optical assembly that delivers the industry’s largest field of view
  • Each of the lenses are synchronized to simultaneously capture and stitch images in real time inside the camera to produce a breath-taking all-around view

 

 

Ricoh THETA S 360 video camera

360 video

Capture the entire 360° space with a single shot. 
Use a PC or smartphone to have fun with the space!
This is a new world that revolutionizes conventional photos and videos. 
Experience the excitement of capturing images that exceed the concept of "photographing."

 

Shooting

Capture your entire surroundings with one simple push of the shutter.
You can now use remote shooting and manual shooting by using the app.

 

Viewing

Spherical images can be viewed using the app. Enjoy your spherical images in any way you want by swiping and pinching in the app.

 

Sharing

Spherical images can be posted to social networking services from the app and shared easily with friends. You can also send your spherical images to friends by mail or using a wide range of apps by saving the spherical images to your photo album.