360Heros Launches New Modular VR 360 Video Solutions

360Heros' new Plug-N-Play holders with aluminum cores.

We’re proud to announce the launch of our whole new modular product line of virtual reality 360-degree video multi-camera holders. This new line builds on our current patented 360 Plug-n-Play™ models and its continuation patent utilizing multiple cameras held in a spherical array to capture 360-degree photos and videos. The redesigned product line features 6, 7,… Continue reading 360Heros Launches New Modular VR 360 Video Solutions

Photos of Africa creates Safari VR

African Elephant

We’ve been following our friend and photographer Chris du Plessis from Photos of Africa for some time now, marveling at the amazing immersive Virtual Reality experiences he’s been creating using our 360 video solutions. Some of our favorite content from him focuses on the African Elephant, one of the African continent’s most iconic forms of wildlife. Experience some of his work… Continue reading Photos of Africa creates Safari VR

360Heros Partners with RYOT

We're excited to partner with RYOT News and their efforts in virtual reality journalism.

We’re proud to announce that we’re partnering with our friends at RYOT News to support their efforts in immersive 360-degree reporting. RYOT has been leading the charge into immersive journalism as they use virtual reality to promote awareness and action across the globe. Some of the key issues and events they’ve shed light on via 360 video include Nepal’s… Continue reading 360Heros Partners with RYOT

360 Video: The News’ New Best Friend

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If you’re a part of the 360 video industry, you may have noticed virtual reality has been in the news a lot lately. Literally, in the news. News organizations from ABC News to the Wall Street Journal and practically everyone in between have launched VR content, pushing the bounds of storytelling to draw in and… Continue reading 360 Video: The News’ New Best Friend

360Heros gear now stocked at B&H Photo Video

360Heros gear is now available at B&H Photo in NYC.

360Heros is proud to share the news that B&H Photo Video now carries our full line of virtual reality film gear and software. For the first time, content creators will be able to shop in person for our patented 360 Plug-n-Play™ holders, VR filming accessories and software including 360CamMan – taking the guess work out of 360 video file… Continue reading 360Heros gear now stocked at B&H Photo Video

Virtual Reality impresses Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Fest goers

View of the Tetons while shooting VR in Jackson, WY

360Heros recently sponsored the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and provided workshops on virtual reality at the gathering of 650+ media and conservation stakeholders. JHWFF is dedicated to promoting public awareness and stewardship of wildlife and wildlife habitat through the innovative use of media. Virtual reality was the talk of this year’s festival and 360Heros was on-hand to… Continue reading Virtual Reality impresses Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Fest goers

360Heros Issued Patent for 360-Degree Camera Holder Assemblies

The 360Heros team is proud to announce its issuance of a patent covering the multi-camera 360 video holding assemblies we’ve been developing and sharing with content creators since 2012. Our team views this news as an affirmation of the goals we’ve had since day one in trying to advance 360 video technology and helping the medium grow. The buzz… Continue reading 360Heros Issued Patent for 360-Degree Camera Holder Assemblies

360Heros to Exhibit at VRLA, Unveil New Pro6 & Pro7 Holders

VRLA LA Convention Center

Los Angeles, CA – 360Heros will be returning as a VRLA sponsor for the upcoming Summer Expo on Saturday, August 29th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Quickly becoming one of the premier events in the world of virtual reality, VRLA brings together some of the industry’s best content creators and innovative companies to celebrate… Continue reading 360Heros to Exhibit at VRLA, Unveil New Pro6 & Pro7 Holders

2015 SIGGRAPH VR Starter Bundles – Save Hundreds on VR Production Tools

VR Starter Bundles

To celebrate the start of SIGGRAPH 2015 and virtual reality’s growth this year, Video Stitch and 360Heros are offering special VR Starter Bundles. These bundles offer content creators the camera mounting solutions, media management software and stitching software necessary to create immersive 360-degree videos and photos. Limited time offer lasts until 11:59 P.M. on August 19th. These… Continue reading 2015 SIGGRAPH VR Starter Bundles – Save Hundreds on VR Production Tools

Join 360Heros at the 2015 Augmented World Expo & UploadVR

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Santa Clara, CA – On June 9th and 10th 360Heros will be exhibiting its full line of 360 VR content capture hardware and workflow software at the 2015 Augmented World Expo. This year’s AWE will feature a VR experience presented by UploadVR containing exhibits from some of the industry’s most innovative virtual reality organizations. The 360Heros… Continue reading Join 360Heros at the 2015 Augmented World Expo & UploadVR

VR Advertising Takes Flight: Firstborn Creates a VR Experience for Patrón

Photo: Distillery Trail

On May 1st, New York creative agency Firstborn launched an immersive virtual reality experience for Patrón. Titled the “Art of Patrón Virtual Reality Experience,” the project takes viewers on an interactive journey to Patrón’s Hacienda distillery in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. In developing the experience, Patrón Spirits’ Global Chief Marketing Officer Lee Applebaum saw virtual reality as the ideal… Continue reading VR Advertising Takes Flight: Firstborn Creates a VR Experience for Patrón

VR from 400 ft: See Nik Wallenda Set a World Record Atop the Orlando Eye

Nik Wallenda

Orlando, Fl – Renowned daredevil Nik Wallenda‘s ride on the Orlando Eye observation wheel wasn’t that of a typical passenger. The following interactive VR/360 video experience shows Wallenda as he walks his way to the top of the wheel (with custom shoes being his only safety measure) and sets a world record as the first person to do so:… Continue reading VR from 400 ft: See Nik Wallenda Set a World Record Atop the Orlando Eye

Opabinia Films Runs With the Bulls in 360°

Opabinia Films captured The Running of the Bulls with the 360Heros H3Pro7.

Opabinia Films is offering viewers, among other interesting projects, a taste of Spanish culture via their 360° video productions. Their marquee projects include capturing the Running of the Bulls in 360° with the H3Pro7 and producing a music video for Estopa, one of the world’s most popular Spanish-speaking musical groups. The name Opabinia is derived from the name of the… Continue reading Opabinia Films Runs With the Bulls in 360°

360Heros Gear is Ready for the GoPro HERO4

GoPro Hero4s are fully compatible with 360Heros gear!

The release of the GoPro HERO4 models has video enthusiasts across the country excited about the capabilities of this new camera line. One capability that will continue with these camera models is the capture of 360° video via their integration with 360Heros Plug-n-Play Holders. The new GoPro HERO4 Black and HERO4 Silver models are fully compatible with the… Continue reading 360Heros Gear is Ready for the GoPro HERO4

Drifting in 360° With Chabin Mullen and Sendit Productions

Producer Chabin Mullen is bringing a 360 degree perspective to the Formula Drift tour.

Panoramic video has found its way onto the racetrack courtesy of Chabin Mullen and Sendit Productions. As an experienced extreme sports producer who has worked for ESPN and filmed countless major events, Mullen’s current focus is producing the Formula Drift Professional Drifting Championship Series for NBC Sports. Formula Drift is the world’s premier professional drifting circuit featuring drivers from around the… Continue reading Drifting in 360° With Chabin Mullen and Sendit Productions

The Evolution of 360Heros Plug-n-Play™ Holders

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May of 2014 signified 360Heros Plug-n-Play™ video gear’s first full year on the market. When you look at our online store today you see colorful, futuristic looking holders that are compatible with GoPro‘s latest camera models. These holders are made from aircraft grade nylon and have been described with terms such as “rugged”, “thoughtful” and “versatile”. We’re proud to… Continue reading The Evolution of 360Heros Plug-n-Play™ Holders

360Heros is “All Around You™” in Education!

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Hello students! 360Heros has recently introduced its new education program in an effort to give students affordable access to 360 video gear! The 360Heros Education Program offers accepted applicants a one-time 50% discount on an order from our online shopping center! At 360Heros, it is our goal to promote the growth of the 360 video community and the work of our… Continue reading 360Heros is “All Around You™” in Education!

360Heros Sees Las Vegas from a New Perspective

Tinyplanet shot of the Las Vegas strip

While attending the 2014 International VR Panoramic Photography Conference in Las Vegas, the 360Heros and Aerial Technology International team found time for an interesting side adventure. At 3:30AM on Friday, May 30th Mike and Stephen (ATI) flew an S800 drone with a 360Heros mount down the very center of the ‘Vegas strip. This flight allowed… Continue reading 360Heros Sees Las Vegas from a New Perspective

The Flatbush Zombies and Trash Talk Go 360°

Photo courtesy of Stereogum

The evolution of 360-degree video in the music industry continues with a collaborative project from the Brooklyn-based hip hop group the Flatbush Zombies and California punk rock band Trash Talk. These musical groups worked with production teams from Pier Pictures and APlusFilmz to create a 360-degree music video for their track “97.92.” The video was shot in… Continue reading The Flatbush Zombies and Trash Talk Go 360°

Crossing Borders: A 360-Degree Musical Journey

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The video for musical group Booka Shade‘s latest single “Crossing Borders” pushes the boundaries of multimedia production. Filmed using 360-degree video technology from 360Heros, the video offers viewers an immersive experience that seamlessly gels visual and audio elements. This project was a collaboration between production teams from Pier Pictures and Riff Raff Films. The video merges Booka Shade’s track with… Continue reading Crossing Borders: A 360-Degree Musical Journey