Monday, April 24, 2017

NAB Show 2017: Yi announces 5.7K 360 camera! Here are the key specifications and features

At NAB Show 2017, Yi made two 360-related announcements: the highest video resolution 360 camera for consumers, with 5.7K resolution, and their version of the Google Jump rig called the Halo (which I'll cover in a separate post).

DEALS: Get 25% off Mettle Skybox suite of 360 video editing tools!

From April 24 to April 28, you can get a 25% discount on Mettle Skybox 360 video editing plug-ins for Adobe Premiere and After Effects, using the code NAB2017.

Mettle Skybox is the most popular set of tools for 360 video editing with tools such as 360-degree titles and stabilization (horizon leveling).

You can try the software before you buy at but don't forget that the discount code is only until April 28.

2017 Samsung Gear 360 has apparently no blurgate problem

Based on a test I conducted, the 2017 Samsung Gear 360 does not appear to have the blurgate problem that plagued the original Gear 360.

Underwater 360 video and live streaming with Giroptic iO

We went on a short weekend trip to a resort in San Diego, and one of the things I tried was to use the the Giroptic iO to shoot a 360 video and a 360 live stream underwater.

Sunday, April 23, 2017