2018 Memory Lane With 360Penguin

My 360 Testimonial   My name is Tiffany Pfeiffer, and I have worked with 360Rize for the last two and a half years. In that time, my job duties did not start out including content capture. However, I have understood the workflow for multi-camera content capture. Until the 360Penguin camera came about, i was quite… Continue reading 2018 Memory Lane With 360Penguin

The $298 360 VR Camera is Taking the VR Community by Storm

The 360Penguin by 360Rize has been put through its paces and tested side by side with some of the strongest competition only to emerge from the smoke standing tall. Because of this, the 360Penguin is being called one of the top cameras by those in the know in the industry. Kevin Kunze is a 360… Continue reading The $298 360 VR Camera is Taking the VR Community by Storm

The 360Penguin Goes International

    Chillin has taken off since we introduced the 360Penguin Oct. 13, National Penguin Day. This little guy has even made it to the hands of one of the more influential 360 content producers in Europe, Don Demas and Amelia Buzeid of Don Amel. Don and Amelia are journalists for 360today, a global news… Continue reading The 360Penguin Goes International

Lucky Dog 360 Tell Us About Their Exploration Into The VR World with Beringer Wine using the Pro10

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No one is more excited about 360 video than the guys at Lucky Dog 360. Todd Barbee and Bill Reitzel are both seasoned San Francisco Bay Area creative professionals that happen to jump into the world of 360 video by chance. Today their roster of clients includes the world’s largest winery company. Their story began… Continue reading Lucky Dog 360 Tell Us About Their Exploration Into The VR World with Beringer Wine using the Pro10

We Are 360VR Films BMX Olympic Gold Medal Virtual Reality Experience™

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Dan Sherbondy and the team from We Are 360VR are a full service virtual reality production company carving out a niche in the real estate, travel and extreme sports content categories. Their latest project offers viewers a chance to enjoy the latter with the Olympic Gold Metal Virtual Reality Experience™. The 360 video content tells the story of Connor Fields,… Continue reading We Are 360VR Films BMX Olympic Gold Medal Virtual Reality Experience™

Underwater Mermaids: An Interactive Fashion VR Experience

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Explore an underwater fantasy with mystical mermaids as a part of the latest project from Soma Fashion Network, Underwater Mermaids. Filmed using the 360Abyss™ v4, the virtual reality experience was released exclusively on HTC’s Viveport and offers viewers a new take on fashion content. Founder & Creative Director of Soma Fashion Network Karen Morgan gave us the full story… Continue reading Underwater Mermaids: An Interactive Fashion VR Experience

Battle Road: The American Revolution in 360/VR

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HISTORY360™ and 360RIZE are proud to present Battle Road, a collaborative effort that plunges viewers into the middle of the first battle of the American Revolution by using virtual reality and 360 video, now available to view in the Samsung GearVR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and online through your desktop or mobile device: On the… Continue reading Battle Road: The American Revolution in 360/VR

Reel FX Shoots Shinola’s Stereoscopic 360 Video Tour ft. Luke Wilson

Reel FX shooting with 360RIZE gear on set at the Shinola factory.

The latest from the VR team at Reel FX takes viewers on a 360-degree tour of Shinola‘s factory in Detroit, Michigan. Led by Luke Wilson, the tour offers an immersive perspective of the classic watch and bicycle manufacturer’s facility captured with 3D 360 video camera systems from 360RIZE and Nokia. Click below to view the tour: Covered… Continue reading Reel FX Shoots Shinola’s Stereoscopic 360 Video Tour ft. Luke Wilson

Explore Manatee Habitats in VR with Filmmaker Adam Ravetch

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Fresh from his trip in the Artic, Emmy Award-winning wildlife cinematographer Adam Ravetch talks about his experiences filming the endangered Florida Manatee at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. In this producer spotlight, Adam goes over his special passion for marine wildlife and highlights the benefits of working with the 360Abyss v4 underwater VR camera system. Working With the 360Abyss “When… Continue reading Explore Manatee Habitats in VR with Filmmaker Adam Ravetch

Motion Impossible & 360Heros take over the Paramount Backlot

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This year at the Cine Gear Expo, 360Heros had the pleasure of collaborating with Motion Impossible to test a useful way to capture 360 video. This was particularly exciting because they specialize in creating new and innovative ways to capture VR content through movement. Moving shots are often requested during productions but finding the right… Continue reading Motion Impossible & 360Heros take over the Paramount Backlot

Virtual Reality talk with Ocean First Education: Revolutionizing The Education System

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We always enjoy catching up with our customers to find out what amazing projects have resulted from using our 360° solutions. Today we had the opportunity to see what the group of impassioned educators, scientists, filmmakers, divers and explorers at Ocean First Education have been working on. The company essentially does two things- develop and… Continue reading Virtual Reality talk with Ocean First Education: Revolutionizing The Education System

Experius VR Drives 360 Video Forward with Bentley Motors and Mercedes-Benz

Experius VR utilized the 360Heros 3DPro14 for a Bentley project.

We recently caught up with Experius VR, a virtual reality studio that’s been working with top brands to create 360 video content. The collaboration between Andrew Hendricks, son of Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks, and Elliott Mizroch, a Washington, D.C.-based entrepreneur, first caught our attention with their Mercedes-Benz – Loki 360 Experience: After they sent us this, we had… Continue reading Experius VR Drives 360 Video Forward with Bentley Motors and Mercedes-Benz

Photos of Africa creates Safari VR

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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

Light Sail VR goes ‘Paranormal’ with 360Heros

Light Sail VR's Matthew Celia on set with Paranormal actors.

With a background in cutting-edge technology, new media and storytelling, Light Sail VR is embracing the future of entertainment in Virtual Reality and 360 video, and a key part of their production setup is the 360Heros Pro10HD. Light Sail VR’s team, producers Matthew Celia and Robert Watts with their partner James Bickford, has produced several immersive videos with their rig, including… Continue reading Light Sail VR goes ‘Paranormal’ with 360Heros

Macdonald Productions Uses VR to Further Oceanic Awareness

Bill Macdonald filming 360 video underwater in Cabo Pulmo.

Our long-time friend Bill Macdonald of Macdonald Productions has built his career around marine education, conservation and entertainment. His films allow viewers to explore the world’s aquatic environments and marine life with a firsthand perspective. We’re proud to be working with Bill, a NOGI Award-winning cinematographer and diver, to keep pushing the boundaries of filmmaking as he shares his… Continue reading Macdonald Productions Uses VR to Further Oceanic Awareness

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

Pro360VR creating immersive video in the UK

Jonny Simpson-Lee of Pro360VR shooting in the Red Sea.

We’re always excited to see new virtual reality video content from professionals using 360Heros rigs, so when videos and photos from Pro360VR started popping up in our news feeds, we got curious. Who is this guy? Meet Jonny Simpson-Lee, the lone freelance virtual reality producer behind UK-based Pro360VR, an independent immersive VR production business. Previously involved in… Continue reading Pro360VR creating immersive video in the UK

Virtual Reality coral cure video wins award

Panoramic photo captured by Patrick Buerger.

We’re proud to share the news that a virtual reality video produced by Australia-based marine scientist Patrick Buerger using 360Heros’ first scuba model has won the 2015 Bommies Award for science communication from the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. Filmed at Orpheus Island and the Australian Institute of Marine Science, Buerger’s video showcases a new method for fighting bacterial… Continue reading Virtual Reality coral cure video wins award

Welcome to VR: Fort Minor Returns with 360-Degree Video for New Single “Welcome”

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The latest in the world of 360-degree music videos comes to us from Fort Minor – the solo project created by Linkin Park co-founder Mike Shinoda. With nearly a decade passing since his last Fort Minor release, Shinoda’s new single “Welcome” and its accompanying VR music video come as a pleasant surprise to fans and virtual reality enthusiasts… Continue reading Welcome to VR: Fort Minor Returns with 360-Degree Video for New Single “Welcome”

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