FaceBook launches 360 Video With an Immersive “Star Wars” Clip

FaceBook launches 360 Video With an Immersive “Star Wars” Clip

Facebook has launched another video activity on their platform today, permitting clients to experience 360 degree intuitive videos and among the first to bow is none other than a trip to Jakku from the up and coming Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

This is another sort of video on the social media site that empowers viewers to point a camera around a environment to see a recording in every conceivable direction. Mechanical Light & Magic — the special-effects skunk-works that George Lucas established to help film the first Star Wars — found an another division called ILMxLab earlier this year to assemble this sort of content. While this is a piece of Facebook’s presentation of 360-degree video, ILMxLab is one of only the few organizations to take the advantage of this technology and to expand on for different projects.

“Over time the types of stories that people want to tell each other and the sorts of content they need to share to one another will get wealthier and more immersive,” Facebook’s VP of product Will Cathcart says. “So just as we’ve seen an evolution from text to photos, we’re seeing a pretty big jump to video in the last couple of years. We think that’s only going to continue.”

“In the future, imagine watching 360 videos of a friend’s vacation to a small village in France or a festival in Brazil – you’ll be able to look around and experience it as if you were there,” the social network said.





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