360 Degree Cameras


Links Week Starting 31st January 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. Ricoh’s new Theta X 360º camera features …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Google| Optics| Samsung| Small Medium Panel Supply| Smartphones| TVs (TV Sets)

Better Calibration to Eliminate Headaches

by Xavier Corbillon

As Tiledmedia’s math guru (not my own words :-), I get to solve the challenging problems. Here’s an interesting one: fisheye calibration. Let me explain. Working with Cosm, we supply client-side technology for a …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 360 Degree Video| 3D Content Creation| Optics| Virtual Displays

BT Sport brings fans closer to the action with multi-camera 8K VR360

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Tiledmedia (which develops 360° video technology) reported on developments at BT Sport in the UK in delivering a 360° service in 8K using the firm’s ClearVR technology. Tiledmedia claims the following …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 360 Degree Video| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UK (United Kingdom)

What Bob Saw on the Net 04/04/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Eatsa …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Codecs| Digital Signage| DOOH| Germany| GPUs| Infrared Touch| LG Electronics (LGE)| QSRs & Menu Boards| Samsung| Stretched Displays| TVs (TV Sets)| Vizio

Taste-testing Educational VR

by Len Scrogan

Less is sometimes more. That explains why, when confronted with a tantalizing array of possible food choices at a bountiful buffet, I prefer to sample only a spoonful of some of the delightfully prepared …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Education| Virtual Reality

Siggraph 2018 Immersive Pavillion Roundup

by Bob Raikes

Although the announcements from Nvidia and StarVR were highlights of the show, and there were plenty of vendors on the floor, there was also an ‘Experience Hall’ for start-ups and research projects as well …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Augmented Reality| Codecs| Human Visual System (HVS)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Projectors| Siggraph 2018| Vol 25 - Issue 32

Insta360 Opens Pre-Orders for New 8K 360° Camera

by Andrew Fenn

Insta360 has launched its Pro 2 six-lens professional VR camera. The device shoots 8K-per-eye 3D 360° video and offers stabilisation, monitoring and post-production features, and delivers 8K VR to viewers regardless of whether they …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Vol 25 - Issue 32

Google and Imax Shut Down Two VR Centres and Put VR Camera on Hold

by Andrew Fenn

Google and Imax have shut down two of their seven location-based VR centres. Whether the remaining five locations remain open or not is, apparently, still open for debate. The development of the Imax VR …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| AR/VR| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 32

Vuze Releases Dual 360° and VR180 Handheld Camera

by Andrew Fenn

Vuze recently announced the newest addition to its range of cameras, the Vuze XR. According to the device’s website, the Vuze XR can transform from a 360° camera to a VR180 camera at the …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 360 Degree Video| AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 28

Lenovo Shows VR, Gaming Systems at Pepcom

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Pepcom held one of its ‘Digital Experience’ events on June 21st as part of the CE Week that took place in New York last week. One of the exhibitors was Lenovo. Lenovo had a …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 360 Degree Video| Game Playing| Lenovo| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 25

Blippar and Glorious Labs Fusing AR with 360° Video

by Andrew Fenn

Blippar has announced “Gloria”, a collaboration with Glorious Labs, to bring AR to 360° cameras. The fusion of AR with 360° content will combine the immersive photos and videos with the interactivity of AR. …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 06

8K 360º Camera to Be at CES

by Bob Raikes

At CES, Pisofttech (oh dear, Man Ed!) said that it will show the Pilot 360º camera, which supports real time stitching of multi-camera images and 8K resolution at 30fps. It can also record at …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 360 Degree Video| AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Vol 25 - Issue 01