Technologies for Making VR Videos

VR Headsets

An overview of VR headsets

Learn more about the many readily available, high-quality, affordable VR headsets on the market today, and how Pixvana’s SPIN Play VR application can be used to VR Cast videos from the cloud directly to your viewers.

Cameras

VR Video Cameras

An overview of VR video cameras and their key features, prices, and unique capabilities.

VR Casting

One-Click video Distribution to VR Headsets

VR Casting is a simple way to send VR videos and interactive immersive 360 experiences directly to multiple headsets without the need for side-loading or building custom applications.

VR Video Quality

Issues that affect VR video image quality

Many, many factors affect image quality of VR videos, which we review with examples in this article.

VR Video Stitching

Assemble multiple videos into 360 VR Video

All 360 degree and 3d videos require at least 2 cameras and as many as 20 or more, which then must be “stitched” together to form a single 360 degree video that is ready for presenting in VR.  Here is a list of popular VR video stitching software.

VR Hotspots

Interactive "hotspots" for interaction programming

VR storytelling opens up endless possibilities for putting the viewer at the center of the experience.  Hotspots can create branching narrative options, or interactive elements within a VR video.

What is XR

XR is an umbrella term for eXtended Reality

Extended Reality (XR) is a umbrella term that encompasses Mixed, Augmented, and Virtual Reality mediums where the user is at the center of the experience.

VR Video Data Kits

Building a great VR Video Data Kit

VR Video productions require new production considerations: we review our tips for what tools and data to capture while on set.

VR Video Audio

Building a great VR Video Audio Capture Kit

VR Video productions require new production considerations: we review our tips for what tools to consider for capturing great VR Audio while on location.

VR Casting is a gamechanger for the industry and will be widely adopted across all types of storytelling scenarios -- from events like film festivals, to product and sports training, to business presentations, and sales pitches. SPIN Studio offers intuitive features that put the presenter back in control of the streaming experience, delivering immersive experiences to audiences, no matter the location.

Matt Silverman
Executive Creative Director, Swordfish

Learn How

All you need is SPIN Studio, the SPIN Play app, and a headset.

  1. Create account
  2. Upload and organize media into playlists
  3. Download the free SPIN Play app on VR headsets
  4. Pair devices and start VR casting!

Don’t have any VR videos yet? You can still try casting with the demo assets we loaded into your SPIN Studio account!

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