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  • Facebook open sources Surround 360 camera with Ikea-style instructions - TechCrunch

    Facebook open sources Surround 360 camera with Ikea-style instructions - TechCrunch;

    Facebook needs you to fill its News Feed, Oculus Rift, and Gear VR with 360 content. So today it put all the hardware and software designs of its Surround 360 camera on Github, after announcing the plan in April. Thanks to cheeky instruction manual ...and more »

  • Inside Facebook's $30000 Surround 360 Camera Project - Fast Company

    Inside Facebook's $30000 Surround 360 Camera Project - Fast Company;

    Today, Facebook is releasing the open-source design of its 360-degree 3D camera. Fast Company got an exclusive look behind the curtain. courtesy of Facebook. Daniel Terdiman. courtesy of Facebook. Daniel Terdiman. 1/6 courtesy of Facebook. By Daniel ...and more »

  • Facebook is giving away the blueprints to its 360-degree video camera - The Verge

    Facebook is giving away the blueprints to its 360-degree video camera - The Verge;

    Today Facebook has followed through on its promise to open source the design of the Surround 360, its 17-camera array designed to capture video in 360 degrees. The company has also made available the stitching software used to piece together those ...and more »

  • Facebook Releases Open Source Software For Its Surround 360 Camera - Popular Science

    Facebook Releases Open Source Software For Its Surround 360 Camera - Popular Science;

    From the day that Facebook announced its 360-degree camera, the Surround 360, it promised that the project would be open source. Today, they delivered -- sort of. The Surround 360 camera, which was announced in April, is not and will not be ...and more »

  • Facebook Frees Its VR Camera to Push 360 Video Everywhere - WIRED

    Facebook Frees Its VR Camera to Push 360 Video Everywhere - WIRED;

    It's inevitable. One day, people will capture 360-degree, three-dimensional video of whatever they're seeing, wherever they are, and they'll stream it across the Internet—live. We'll immerse ourselves in the virtual reality of their experiences as ...and more »

  • For only $30000 you can build Facebook's new camera to film 360-degree videos - Recode

    For only $30000 you can build Facebook's new camera to film 360-degree videos - Recode;

    Facebook needs more video content, especially video content that looks cool in virtual reality. The future success of its VR headset, the Oculus Rift, depends on it. Why would you pay for VR technology if there weren't a lot of good games or video to ...and more »

  • This is Facebook's brilliant master plan to be the biggest thing in movies since 'Terminator 2' - Business Insider

    This is Facebook's brilliant master plan to be the biggest thing in movies since 'Terminator 2' - Business Insider;

    We're already starting to see a little of the future that Facebook is envisioning: In June 2016, Facebook added a feature to let you take and upload 360-degree photos, paving the way towards our VR future. But Facebook has grander ambitions, as it ...and more »

  • Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System - SocialTimes

    Facebook introduced its Surround 360 3-D 360-degree camera system at its F8 global developers conference in April, and this week, the social network open-sourced its specifications. By David Cohen. |. July 27, 2016. Share. By David Cohen. |. July 27, 2016.and more »

  • Facebook open-sourcing the specs for its Surround 360 Camera - The Online Citizen

    Facebook open-sourcing the specs for its Surround 360 Camera - The Online Citizen;

    Keeping its promise made in April 2016, Facebook announced on Wednesday (27 July) that it is open-sourcing the specs for Surround 360, its 17-camera array designed to capture video in 360 degrees. It wrote, "We believe making the camera design and ...and more »

  • Facebook is making public how to build its surround camera so that anyone can replicate the process - Quartz

    Facebook already thinks its future will be all video but can it be all 360-degree video? In November 2015, Mark Zuckerberg posted on his Facebook page mobile 360 video taken by an ABC news crew in North Korea. He wrote, “We think people will share a ...and more »