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’ Interview with TIME Magazine’s Jonathan Woods

TIME Magazine's Jonathan Woods pictured diving with 360Heros scuba gear. Photo courtesy of TIME.

Interactive video experiences have developed into a powerful medium with the advance of 360 video technology. TIME Magazine‘s “Deep Dive” represents one of most recent and high-profile instances of this medium’s use as a story-telling tool. In this case, the story being told was that of famed oceanographer Fabien Cousteau and his latest project Mission 31. TIME was tasked with finding… Continue reading 360Heros’ Interview with TIME Magazine’s Jonathan Woods

An Inside Look at 360Heros Scuba Gear

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As you can see, 360Heros is always under pressure (in this case, literally) to come up with new innovations in the world of 360 video. The most recent example of our innovative efforts was the introduction of panoramic scuba gear to the market. The device you see in the header image is a state of the… Continue reading An Inside Look at 360Heros Scuba Gear

Onion Creek Produces 360 Video for Wild Child’s “Rillo Talk”

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The spherical video style continues to gain popularity in the music industry and to diversify in the manner in which it is presented by producers. The most recent chapter in this style’s evolution comes from Onion Creek Productions via their music video for Wild Child‘s single “Rillo Talk”. The video takes viewers on a psychedelic journey through… Continue reading Onion Creek Produces 360 Video for Wild Child’s “Rillo Talk”

Join 360Heros’ New Social Media Communities!

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360Heros invites you to join our new communities on your favorite social media channels! Our team has created community pages on the most popular social sites in an effort to facilitate conversation among 360 video professionals and hobbyists from around the world! Currently, we’ve established a community page or group on Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook. Simply… Continue reading Join 360Heros’ New Social Media Communities!

TIME Magazine Takes a 360 Dive With Fabien Cousteau

"Deep Dive" utilized 360Heros gear to create an immersive tour of Mission 31. Photo Courtesy of TIME.

TIME Magazine recently published a story on the latest endeavor of Fabien Cousteau, aquatic filmmaker, oceanographer and grandson of the famed Jacques Cousteau. Cousteau’s most recent undertaking saw him lead Mission 31, a project utilizing Aquarius, the world’s only underwater lab. Cousteau and the Mission 31 team conducted an unprecedented volume of research on the Atlantic Ocean… Continue reading TIME Magazine Takes a 360 Dive With Fabien Cousteau

The Riverview Project of America’s Waterways

The Riverview Project is creating an interactive map of America's waterways. Image courtesy of Below The Surface.

One of the latest endeavors in the world of 360 degree immersive video comes from an organization called Below The Surface, whose Riverview Project is seeking to create a virtual map of America’s waterways. In order to deliver visual information about these rivers to a larger audience, this project is utilizing 360Heros 360 video gear to create an immersive data… Continue reading The Riverview Project of America’s Waterways

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!

Embrace Releases Spherical Music Video for ‘I Run’

Danny Lacey filmed a a spherical music video for Embrace's "I Run". Photo courtesy of Embrace.

On Monday, English rock band Embrace released a spherical music video for their latest single ‘I Run’ from their No. 5 album ‘Embrace’. The video was filmed using a 360Heros camera array, allowing director Danny Lacey to create a tinyplanet effect in the final production. As you can see in the video, this technique allowed Lacey to portray… Continue reading Embrace Releases Spherical Music Video for ‘I Run’

Watch 360Heros on CNBC’s Power Lunch Today!

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Later this afternoon 360Heros CEO Michael Kintner will be interviewed live on CNBC‘s “Power Lunch”! The interview will pertain to 360Heros’ 360 video gear and the close relationship our organization and products have with GoPro. “Power Lunch” begins at 1:00 P.M. (EST), with Mike’s interview expected to start at approximately 1:20 P.M. (EST). This interview… Continue reading Watch 360Heros on CNBC’s Power Lunch Today!

Michael Kintner’s Interview with Steve Waskul & Intel

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While attending the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, 360Heros CEO and founder Michael Kintner had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Waskul.TV‘s Steve Waskul and Intel’s Wes Shimanek. The interview focused on the experiences Mike and Wes had at their StudioXperience booth as well as 360Hero‘s products and developing workflows. As you can see in the video,… Continue reading Michael Kintner’s Interview with Steve Waskul & Intel

360Heros Sees Las Vegas from a New Perspective

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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

Share Your 360 Adventures: FREE 360 Video Hosting Service

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360Heros recently launched a FREE video hosting service with the goal of promoting our customer’s work. Video.360rize.com offers production teams, independent artists, and 360 video hobbyists the opportunity to showcase their projects on our new page free of charge. This page is designed to serve as a virtual gallery for our customers and the awesome 360-degree adventures they capture across the globe.… Continue reading Share Your 360 Adventures: FREE 360 Video Hosting Service

$5,000 REWARD: 360Heros Seeks Lost Camera Gear

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From the depths of New Zealand, the 360Heros team is offering a $5,000 reward to the adventurous person(s) who can manage to recover our lost camera gear from the bottom of the ocean. If you haven’t had a chance to read the background story on this incident, a freak accident (and by accident, we mean… Continue reading $5,000 REWARD: 360Heros Seeks Lost Camera Gear

Shark Attack: Pulling Success From the Jaws of Failure

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More often than not failure is a necessary pit stop on the road to success. Hitting rock bottom can sometimes be a blessing in disguise as it leaves you with nowhere to go but up. One year ago this was precisely the case for 360Heros CEO and founder Michael Kintner and his patent-pending 360-degree video gear.… Continue reading Shark Attack: Pulling Success From the Jaws of Failure

Diving into Virtual Reality at the 2014 Scuba Show

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This past weekend (June 7th- 8th) the Manta Ray Bay Resort was kind enough to invite 360Heros to join them at their 2014 Scuba Show booth in Long Beach, California. Professional diver Bill Macdonald served as the 360Heros representative, as he introduced numerous booth visitors to their first experience with virtual diving. This was accomplished by showing attendees 360-degree dive footage via an Oculus Rift.… Continue reading Diving into Virtual Reality at the 2014 Scuba Show

Behind the Lens: Interview With the Pier Pictures Production Team

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Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak with TS Pfeffer and Robert McHugh from Pier Pictures, a  visual design house focusing on the creative development and execution of music videos, commercials and films. Their organization has quickly become a pioneer in the field of 360-degree video production. Their latest projects “Crossing Borders” and “97.92” employed 360Heros video… Continue reading Behind the Lens: Interview With the Pier Pictures Production Team

The Flatbush Zombies and Trash Talk Go 360°

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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