Just when you thought that the momentum behind VR technologies and 360° video couldn’t get anymore… momentous (?), it was recently announced that GoPro is purchasing Kolor, a French software company that specialises in applications for 360° content producers.
Google really seems to have set the ball rolling with Google Cardboard, its do-it-yourself VR headset that turns your smartphone into a budget Oculus Rift. Now the company has partnered with toy giant Mattel to update the iconic View-Master toy for the 21st century and give your kids a much-needed induction into the world of virtual reality.
Proof positive that VR is finally starting to break through into the mainstream, it was recently announced that tomorrow’s NBA All-Star game in New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden stadium will be filmed in full 360 degrees.
Amsterdam Rai: Polar Effect Virtual Reality experience @ the 2015 Hike & Bike Tourism Fair
Things have been moving really quickly here at Polar Effect, so to keep everyone up to date we have some images from our recent 360° presentation at Amsterdam’s Hike and Bike Tourism Fair.