This course will teach you how to use GoPro video cameras, special GoPro mounts, and computer software to create 360 degree videos. 360 Video is an amazing medium for sharing experiences and has applications for the web, mobile devices, and virtual reality. In this course, we will cover
We will establish a workflow that is repeatable and can be used over and over again to make 360 video content for Youtube, Littlstar, and VRideo. You should enroll if you want to make panoramic 360 video or want to create Virtual Reality Content.
This is a class for video production people, virtual reality developers, technology integrators, digital media storytellers, marketers, advertisers, and other media creation organizations. It covers the camera options and software solutions that exist to help make 360 video from GoPro cameras. It will take less than 2 hours to complete. There are quizes along the way to test your retention of the material. I also include how to connect to a community of 360 degree video professionals on the internet through Facebook.
Here we describe what 360 video is, so that we can begin to talk intelligently about how to create it.
Some ideas for applications for this technology. By no means exhaustive!
We will talk about the system that I have created to start, process, and complete 360 video.
Here are some of the cameras you can use to capture 360 video.
This lecture describes how to configure the GoPro cameras for 360 video production.
You are going to want to organize your files early on, so you don't have a huge mess down the road. Here is one way to do that.
This lecture shows you how to capture 360 video in the field.
This quiz tests your understanding of 360 video capturing using cameras.
Here are the software solutions to stitching video that are out there.
Here are some 360 players both standalone and web based.
Here is how to stitch the video you captured into one big video that can be viewed in a 360 player.
Now that you have your video stitched, what can you do with it? Here are some popular websites that share 360 video content.
This wraps up the course. I'd love to see what you create!
dB started doing IT Consulting in 2004. He began developing web sites and web applications in 2006 and started building mobile apps in 2012. He works with GetMorePC and Agilibility, and also founded VARDNet. He does 360 video production and Virtual Reality Application Development for Desktop and Mobile Platforms.
dB built a 360 degree video quarterback training system for the University of Tennessee. He also built Pocket Graveyard for the Oculus Rift and Cardboard Graveyard for the Google Cardboard. He attended CES 2015 and got to try the Consumer Version 1 of the Oculus Rift. He looks forward to playing with the Oculus Rift Consumer Version and the HTC Vive.