YouTube is cool and all, with its gazillion videos uploaded from every corner of the the planet, and sometimes from space too. Cute pets, live events, tutorials, vlogs have are things that we are all very familiar with, but this more obscure section of Youtube surpasses them all.
YouTube 360 allows you to interact with the videos you watch and look at any direction you want with a simple drag of your mouse.
Get your eyes and fingers ready, check out the gallery below:
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Let these YouTube 360 interactive videos blow your brains
Take a leap with us, come cliff jumping on the Pipiwai Trail in the Kipahulu area of Haleakala National Park. Please don't try this yourself unless you know the depths of pools, this can be extremely dangerous. This simple 360 video experimentation turns out to be quite an incredible experience in VR and will probably be a fun one to watch when YouTube enables support for Google Cardboard and other VR headsets.
Experience the magic of Tomorrowland in a unique 360 degrees experience.
Video production: The Tomorrowland Creative Team and Scopic.nl.
Interaktive timelapse of the moving nightsky. Please use chrome to watch this video. If you use other browsers the interaktivity will be lost. The resolution of interaktiv videos is realtively low, so be sure to watch ist in 4k if you use a pc.
Take a ride on a Lamborghini at high speeds through a suburb of Portland. This 360º video was part of a project that was shot almost 3 years ago with 5 original GoPro Hero cameras, before 3D printed 360º array mounts were marketed. The GoPros were positioned onto a pentagonal foam board template, and lashed down with rubberbands and duct tape. Many thanks to Zack Dougherty, whose mastery of math, imagery, and available materials made this possible.
Soar over the dunes and the coastline with pilot Travis Potter, near Pacific City at Cape Kiwanda on a beautiful sunny day. This one will be fun once YouTube enables Google Cardboard support.
NOW AVAILABLE IN 4K: https://youtu.be/W5OgQaFaWKs
Explore the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon with Western River Expeditions and 360 Labs, a 360º VR production company based in Portland, Or with 10 years experience in creating VR video. We start with a reading from Maj. John Wesley Powell's journal entry as he passed the Confluence area with the Little Colorado River, considered the beginning of the Grand Canyon itself. Then we take you through some of the largest whitewater rapids in North America including Hance, Granite, and Hermit, where 15ft standing waves will definitely rock you! Hold on!