360 Video Production Using 6 GoPros and Kolor Autopano Video

A System to Capture, Process, and Produce High Quality 360 Video for Web Playback and Virtual Reality Content Creation
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

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

  • How 360 Video works
  • How to capture 360 Video
  • How to Stitch 360 Video with a popular software solution
  • Where to share 360 video online

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Passion to learn about 360 video
  • Computer with internet connection
  • Access to some 360 video files to be stitched and already stitched

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Succesfully capture 360 degree video using a variety of hardware platforms
  • Understand the difference between panoramic video and photography
  • Stitch multiple videos together into a 360 video
  • Share out your 360 video for fun and profit

What is the target audience?

  • Aspring 360 Video Production Specialists
  • Virtual Reality Content Creators
  • Oculus Rift Developers
  • Cinematographers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Teacher Introduction
00:38

This is a video introduction from your teacher, Daniel dB Buchanan, a Virtual Reality Developer in the United States.

Section 2: 360 Video Applications
02:28

Here we describe what 360 video is, so that we can begin to talk intelligently about how to create it.

05:32

Some ideas for applications for this technology. By no means exhaustive!

02:07

360 Video can also be watched in VR, which is another cool reason to create this content.

Section 3: Creating 360 Video
01:13

We will talk about the system that I have created to start, process, and complete 360 video.

Section 4: Capturing 360 Video
07:55

Here are some of the cameras you can use to capture 360 video.

05:37

This lecture describes how to configure the GoPro cameras for 360 video production.

01:59

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.

02:56

This lecture shows you how to capture 360 video in the field.

4 questions

This quiz tests your understanding of 360 video capturing using cameras.

Section 5: 360 Video Processing
05:00

Here are the software solutions to stitching video that are out there.

03:44

Here are some 360 players both standalone and web based.

10:02

Here is how to stitch the video you captured into one big video that can be viewed in a 360 player.

Section 6: 360 Video Distribution
03:17

Now that you have your video stitched, what can you do with it? Here are some popular websites that share 360 video content.

Stitching and Distribution Quiz: Final
3 questions
01:07

This wraps up the course. I'd love to see what you create!

Links to Useful Websites for 360 Video Creators and Developers
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Instructor Biography

Daniel dB Buchanan, AR/VR Experience Engineer at Agilibility

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.

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