Virtual reality (VR) and 360 video is about to take over the industry and change our video viewing experience as we know it. VR is a complete game changer, and here at Eventstream we’re on the leading edge of what’s just arrived.
With 360 video we’re able to capture your event in all directions all the time. This allows your online attendees to directly interact with your events and 'look around' in all directions. The sensation with this technology simulates them actually being at your event in person.
The great news is that your viewers don't need any special equipment to view your video in 360 degrees. YouTube now supports 360 live streaming and we have our own whitelabled player that can play back live 360 video on your website or through our webcasting platform. In addition to web and mobile players, your video can also be viewed on head mounted displays (HMD) like the Samsung Gear, Google Cardboard, and Oculus Rift.
This is an exciting time for VR and the dawn of a new era. It’s your chance to be on the forefront of technology and be the first event to reveal this new technology to your attendees. Contact us today to find out how we can stream your event in this new 360 degree interactive format.
Here's an example of some 360 footage commissioned by the Royal Opera House to give you an idea of what it looks like. Make sure you watch it in 360 capable browser like Chrome or Firefox or on your mobile device in the native YouTube App. You can pan the camera around on your screen by clicking your mouse on the video, holding it, and moving it around. On mobile, move your phone around the room and you'll see the angle change.