360 Video

360 is the next generation in videography and still photo capture. It uses specialised cameras featuring dual back-to back lens’ which, as the name suggests, captures an image in 360 degrees around the camera.

Recommended Ages 10+ years
Product Cost $250+
Where to Purchase Most camera stores such as Camera House or Ted's Cameras

Resources

Video Tutorials

Video Examples

Logan Libraries

Compression

360 Video cannot typically be edited or compressed using any video software as it contains metadata to inform players about the specifics of the 360 degree sphere format. When using an unsupported editor, they can strip out this metadata and flatten the video.

Tips

Samsung Gear 360

This is an inexpensive 360 camera, however is no longer recommended by State Library as support for the product by Samsung is almost non-existent. The software for the camera has not been updated and users have reported issues with the latest versions of Android, iOS and Windows.

You can find the Windows and Mac software on Samsungs support site

Loanable Kits

State Library has kits of this item available for loan to libraries within the Regional Libraries Queensland and Indigenous Knowledge Centres network. Libraries can place a reservation through the Aurora catalogue (availability is subject to existing reservations, loans and associated return dates).

The kits are for use by patrons within the library only, as part of supervised library programming. They will not be listed in the public online catalogue for personal reservation.

Please contact Access Services, or phone 07 3842 9014 with any queries.

Kits available include the Nikon Keymission 360 cameras or the Samsung Gear 360 cameras.

Manuals for the 2 models are available for download: Samsung Gear 360 Nikon Keymission 360

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