Your Daily Explore 360 VR Fix: Poisoned Ground: a journey to Iraq’s burning oil fields (360 video) – BBC News

In early April 2017 the Iraqi government announced that firefighters have extinguished the last of the oil wells around Qayyarah. Though the flames are now out, the landscape remains heavily polluted. The clean-up operation will take months or even years . This 360 report takes viewers to the edge of a burning oil well and into the streets of an Iraqi town that has been poisoned by toxic smoke.

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?

Do you have a VR camera? Ricoh Theta SKodak PixPro SP360 4K?  Samsung 360 gear?

 



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