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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 ...and more »

Facebook's new Surround 360 video cameras let you move around inside live-action scenes - The Verge

Facebook today announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design, and this time the company is serious about helping potential customers purchase it as an actual product. The Surround 360, which Facebook unveiled last year as ...and more »

Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedom - TechCrunch

On day two of Facebook's F8 conference, Facebook's CTO Mike Schroepfer showed off designs for two new 360 cameras that the company is going to help push to market. The x24, with 24 cameras, and its little brother the x6, with six cameras, can each ...and more »

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 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 »

Facebook Is Making Immersive, 360 Cameras More Fit For The Home - Forbes

first launched its open-source, “Surround” 360 camera at last year's F8 developer conference in a push to propel the 360 video ecosystem, giving other companies a blueprint to build the camera for around $30,000. On Tuesday, the company unveiled two ...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 ...and more »

Facebook designed another 360-degree video camera, but you don't have to build this one yourself - Recode

Ever since Facebook bought Oculus Rift for $2 billion, the company has been seeding the VR industry with money and technology to help generate content that might encourage people to give VR a try. Facebook's most recent effort: A new video camera built ...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 »

Facebook Unveils Two New Volumetric Video 'Surround360' Cameras, Coming Later this Year - Road to VR

Facebook today announced two new additions to the Surround360 hardware initiative that are poised to make 360 video more immersive. Unveiled at the company's yearly developer conference, F8, the so-called x24 and x6 cameras are said to capture 360 ...and more »