This has become a textbook example of how to use 360 VR as an Empathy Machine. Worth looking at again.
RYOT is using Virtual Reality filmmaking to teleport viewers around the world to real-life conflict zones and disaster areas. This immersive short — the first ever VR film from a war zone — was shot on the war-ravaged streets of Aleppo.
I hope that you are ready for your daily fix of VR juice. Drink it up, there will be a new one tomorrow.
What is 360 VR Video?
360 video is a video that is recorded in all directions at the same time with multiple cameras. The videos are stitched together either internally in the camera or externally using special software.
It then forms one spherical video that is controlled by the viewer, enabling them to look up, down, right or left at their discretion.
Is 360 Video Virtual Reality?
I want you to be the judge.
How are you watching your 360 VR Video?
Are you watching on your PC?
Is it Facebook? YouTube? Veer.TV ?
Or better still, are you using your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone with your Samsung Gear VR Headset?
Or are you using another smartphone with a Google Cardboard?
Leave a comment below. Let us know what you like or don’t like. If you have seen a 360 VR video that you think is awesome, tell us, and we will feature it.
What type of VR Headset do you own? Or do you watch with your computer? Smartphone?