What would you do if you had: 1) access to the entire B&H SuperStore after hours; 2) your favorite skateboard; 3) three buddies; and 4) awesome camera and video equipment?
The B&H Video Team was there to watch tech vloggers, skaters, and YouTube stars Sara Dietschy, Sam Sheffer, John Hill, and Erik Conover perform some sick moves as they shredded the SuperStore! Check out the video and...
While the most notable—best—drones of 2016 have been covered in this B&H Explora article, it is time to look at the most distinctive models of the year. These drones broke out of the usual mold we’ve become accustomed to as the market began skyrocketing in popularity a few years ago...
At the U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, right here in New York, we follow Brian Morris, aka BrainDrain, during his time as a professional drone racer. From construction to the races on Governor’s Island, every aspect of the competition presents its own challenge, but Morris shows us what it takes to make it through the rigors of this exciting sport. We hope you enjoy the video, and...
Virtual Reality represents the first real foray that science fiction has taken into science fact for consumers. We’ve all seen advances recently in the medical, educational, and even entertainment fields that blend futuristic visions into some sort of tangible reality. But virtual reality experiences will be the first time that you and I will be able to hold the future in our hands.
But what is...
Douglas Sonders and Nicholas Cambata of 8112 studios explain what VR and 360° video are and what the future may hold for us in Virtual Reality.
From the NAB 2016 showroom floor, Teradek's Topher Delancy shows off their new Sphere, a wireless monitoring and live streaming solution specifically designed for multi-camera 360-degree VR rigs.
Live from NAB 2016, Nino Leitner of Cinema5D brings together a group of experts in the industry to talk about VR production and how it will impact film production.
From NAB 2016, Andrew Bieker gives us a glimpse of Project Beyond. Featuring eight stereoscopic lens pairs and a single lens on top, Project Beyond records 360-degree spherical 3D video and outputs it as a single, pre-stitched file to support live streaming applications.
From NAB 2016, Soo Hyun Bang showcases the mooovr VR rig, which configures five fish-eye-equipped Canon EOS M3 cameras for capturing 360-degree content.
From NAB 2016, Michael Kintner showcases the latest 360-degree GoPro rigs from 360Heros, which now feature injection-molded designs and options with electronic boards for synchronized control. Additionally, Kintner reveals new spherical rigs designed to hold Blackmagic Micro Cinema or Micro Studio cameras in configurations up to 7 cameras with genlock synchronization.
From NAB 2016, Jeffrey Martin introduces Sphericam, a compact, professional-grade 4K VR camera that does real-time stitch and is capable of shooting raw video at up to 60 fps.
Achim Gleissner talks about Sennheiser's new microphone in development, which is designed with four heads to capture 360 degree sound.
From NAB 2016, Jim Geduldick introduces Omni, GoPro's new spherical solution for creating spherical VR content. The robust all-metal rig holds six GoPro HERO4 cameras and offers pixel-level synchronization for smoother post-production and video stitching processes.
From NAB 2016, Freedom360's Uli Futschik gives a sampling of the companies spherical GoPro mounts, highlighting the classic F360 model, as well as a new mount that allows you to capture 360-degree spherical content using only three GoPros that have been Ribcage-modified by Back-Bone Gear.
Live from NAB 2016, Katie Hinsen of Light Iron fields questions to industry experts on the challenges that VR brings to post production, and how the future looks in integrating VR into post workflows.