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Facebook Unveils Two New VR Cameras With 'Six Degrees of Freedom' - WIRED

Facebook believes that video is the future. Not just any video, but immersive 360-degree video that approaches virtual reality. Of course, creating such video requires a very different breed of camera. So, a team of Facebook engineers, led by a camera ...and more »

Facebook Just Handed Out Thousands of 360 Cameras. We've Got a Review - WIRED

Facebook just gave Giroptic iO 360 cameras to 4,000 people at Facebook's F8 conference, so expect a flood of 360-degree selfies to hit the interwebs any moment now. Ugh. At least the image quality will be pretty good. Giroptic released a new Android ...and more »

How Facebook's Hardware Lab Helped Build The VR Industry's Most Advanced Camera - Fast Company

It's the first commercially available product to emerge as a collaboration between Facebook's Area 404 and other parts of the company. How Facebook's Hardware Lab Helped Build The VR Industry's Most Advanced Camera. x24 in Area 404. [Photo: courtesy of ...and more »

With Facebook's New Tool, You Can Easily Make Your Own 360 Videos In VR - Fast Company

The 360 Capture SDK will allow developers to let their users capture real-time video from within VR games and other experiences. With Facebook's New Tool, You Can Easily Make Your Own 360 Videos In VR. [Screenshot: Facebook]. By Daniel Terdiman 2 ...and more »

Facebook takes on Lytro with new Surround 360 cameras that shoot in 6 degrees of freedom - VentureBeat

Facebook has introduced two new Surround 360 cameras targeted toward professional filmmakers and content producers. The x24 and x6 are successors to the one the company debuted at last year's F8 developer conference, but with a major upgrade: It shoots ...and more »

360 videos will become a bit more interesting with Facebook's 360 cameras - Digital Trends

Facebook is looking to “establish a creative norm” by engineering its own 360 cameras to put in the hands of professional filmmakers. On Wednesday, during the annual F8 conference, the company introduced the Surround 360 x24 and x6, both 360 cameras ...and more »

Facebook is making it way easier to record and share your VR experiences - The Verge

Facebook today is launching a new developer toolkit that will make it easier for users to capture and share their personal experiences in VR, be it a moment in an Oculus Rift game or their personal point of view in a 360-degree live-action video. As it ...and more »

Soccer ball cameras might change video you watch via Facebook - USA TODAY

NEW YORK—Your average consumer isn't going to buy either of two new soccer-ball shaped Surround 360 cameras that Facebook announced at its F8 conference Wednesday. But by introducing the Surround 360 x24 and Surround 360 x6 cameras, Facebook's goal is ...and more »

Facebook Just Built Two More 360-Degree Cameras - Fortune

Facebook has two new high-tech cameras that it wants companies to use to film 360-degree video. The new cameras, announced at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. on Wednesday, are supposed to be improvements to the social ...and more »

Facebook launches tool for capturing 360 video inside VR - PCWorld

Facebook is giving virtual reality developers the ability to embed 360-degree photo and video capture into their experiences with a new software development kit made available Wednesday. The 360 Capture SDK will let users capture the complete scene ...and more »