Google Cardboard Archive

Camorama records 360-degree 4K video for your VR pleasure

While the Camorama promo video is a bit, shall we say, racy I think the product is pretty solid. It’s basically a 4K action cam that doubles as a 360-degree camera. This means you can record 360-degree videos for a mere $239 for early birds. Who would want such witchcraft? 360-degree video is pretty cool stuff and it could mean that we can expect more …

Virtual reality will not replay the 3D debacle

In the mid-2000s, everyone was talking about 3D, the “next big thing” in video that would transform the way we consumed TV and movies, even how we communicated. It required people to buy expensive new gadgets and wear goofy eyewear, but we were told that consumers would flock to this new three-dimensional world. Unless you’re James Cameron, the Hollywood director whose movies have made billions …