Let’s Explore, a 360° Virtual Reality Film | Honoring the Future

Let’s Explore, a 360° Virtual Reality Film | Honoring the Future

Do you ever wonder how scientists gather evidence that the planet’s climate is changing? Well, step inside Iceland’s famous glaciers to observe ice melt. Or go scuba diving with climate researchers atop coral reefs in Panama.

A Year in 360: Lessons learned shooting spherical video across the globe

A Year in 360: Lessons learned shooting spherical video across the globe

It’s not every day you get to experiment with new forms of media. We’ve seen astonishing new ways to move the camera — from drones to gimbals — that can push the boundaries of photography and videography. We’ve seen the rise of in-depth podcasts from companies like Gimlet Media change the radio game. And news as a whole has seen drastic changes in distribution, from social networks to digital subscriptions.

360 view of Hudson Yards, the futuristic neighborhood rising in New York City

360 view of Hudson Yards, the futuristic neighborhood rising in New York City

Business Insider gained exclusive access to the construction site with our 360 cameras. In the video above, we tell the story of how Hudson Yards came to be, and what it promises for New Yorkers by the time it's finished — in 2025.

Facebook is winning the 360 platform war, and it’s not even close…

Facebook is winning the 360 platform war, and it’s not even close…

Trying new technology in storytelling is always a gamble and 360 video is not a unique bet.

We’ve seen the likes of Google Glass’ augmented reality, Lytro’s light field pictures and Soundslides fall into disarray as content producers quickly adopted them and users didn’t.

What is critical to the success of these tools — and their widespread adoption — is how well they integrate into the current media consumption landscape and how familiar a user is with navigating the story experience.

Wyoming Dinosaur Center | Washington Post

Wyoming Dinosaur Center | Washington Post

Tucked in the heart of Wyoming, a bit over an hour away from Yellowstone National Park, is the Wyoming Dinosaur Center, a place where tourists are invited to travel back 100 million years and unearth fossils of the grand reptilian creatures who roamed the earth before us.