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Mind-bending 360° Video Takes You From Space to Tokyo and Back Again

So far, 360° videos have mostly worked as novelty items that are rarely impressive. But I have to say this motion graphics exercise, that starts in a sort of Max Headroom-ish outer space blasts through a deconstructed Tokyo and finally turns into a Space Odyssey-style head trip, is one of the finest examples of the technique that anyone’s produced. Read More >>

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You Can Now Tour The Houses Of Parliament From Your Sofa

If you've always fancied having a leisurely look around the corridors of power without having to change out of your pyjamas or, you know, move, you'll love parliament's new innovation. Read More >>

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360° Video Of Goose In Love With Car Shows Why All Local News Should Be 360°

Reader, I will admit that I was sceptical when I first started watching this video. I assumed a local news station was just using a gimmicky new technique to jazz up a ho-hum story. I was wrong. I was so wrong. Read More >>

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Here’s the Footage a £4,200 GoPro Rig Can Shoot

GoPro finally has a replacement for all the homemade rigs people are putting together for shooting 360 video: the action cam company is releasing its very own 360-degree rig, which can be all yours for the low, low price of £4,199. Read More >>

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360 Video of the LHC Is an Amazing Reminder of How Big the Damn Thing Is

The Large Hadron Collider is impressive for a great many reasons. But forget about all that cutting-edge science for a moment and instead marvel at the scale of the engineering behind the project. Read More >>

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YouTube Said to be Working to Stream Live 360 Video

There’s no denying that 360 video is wonderful, immersive and, in some cases, almost exhilarating. But YouTube isn’t content: Apparently it’s building capabilities that will allow it to stream 360-degree video live. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Made 360 Video Files 80 Per Cent Smaller Using Maths

There’s no denying that 360 video is cool, but the files required are large and can really bog down if you’re watching them online. Now, Facebook has developed a way to compress the videos by as much as 80 per cent without any loss in quality. Read More >>

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This 360-Degree View From a Blue Angel Cockpit Is Amazing and Terrifying

The Blue Angels are insanely talented—and, if this video is anything to go by, also more than a little nuts. The 360-degree view from a cockpit of one of their F18s is amazing, exhilarating and absolutely terrifying all at once. Read More >>