Movies, TV and video are great. Someone made all the decisions and you just get to sit back and watch. If you want to take control you play video games. Right? But HEAD-Geneva wanted to develop a hybrid genre so the group created IDNA.
If we can agree on one thing, let's agree on this: 360° videos are unbelievably awesome because they completely immerse you into the video itself. Actually, video isn't even the right word for them because 360° videos fully capture everything around you, below you and above you—they're a recording of real life.
It's been 66 long years since the US leveled Hiroshima and Nagasaki with atomic bombs. The bombs, which killed over 200,000 people, left both cities in ruins. This is what the aftermath looked like in 360 degrees.
I never understood people's need to trash streets, burn cars or destroy anything after their team loses (or sometimes wins) a big game. But I've always wondered what it would feel like. This 360-degree video of the Vancouver riots shows me.
Take 50 Nikon D700s, arrange them in a circle, get them all to fire at once, then play them back in sequence, and you get a crazy 360 array—like the kind used in The Matrix—live on the red carpet of the MTV Movie Awards.
In like very single movie, the ninja outsmarts the security system by waiting until the motorized camera pans the other way. Well what if, asks Raytheon, what if the camera didn't have to swerve? Parabolic mirrors and other devices have been used to create 360-degree cameras before. (I once shot footage on one in…
There are two reasons why we think this 360 degree tabletop fan is great. One is obvious: It's a 360 degree table fan that can cool everyone in the room (just about) at the same time.