Did you know that when traveling with your image stabilized (IS) lens, it’s suggested that you turn off the IS functionality? Neither did I. Until today.[Read More…]
Five years ago, 3D was all the rage. Nowadays, it’s Virtual Reality (VR) that’s getting all the love. Google, Microsoft, Samsung and Facebook are all getting in on the action with the development of virtual reality hardware – Cardboard, Hololens, Gear VR and Oculus Rift, respectively.
The future of VR is unarguably in the hands of these industry-leading companies in terms of creating immersive content and developing hardware, but it doesn’t mean smaller entities aren’t welcomed into the world of VR, especially when it comes to making it more accessible to the masses.
We’ve been reporting on GoPro’s advance into the virtual reality market in the past. First with their acquisition of Kolor, the 360 content editing software and then again when the popular action camera manufacturer announced they were working on a drone and a a 6 six camera spherical mount which was geared towards the VR/AR crowd.
It certainly looks like they’re making some exciting progress. Today, GoPro released of a pretty sweet 360 panoramic video featuring champion FMX rider, Ronnie Renner dune jumping in Idaho, to show off what they’re capable off thanks to those aforementioned announcements.[Read More…]