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360° interactive music videos
show user profile  nemac
Music videos made using spherical panoramas.. pretty trippy!

That site takes a while to load so heres a link to one of the vids:

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2/2/2011 12:36:09 PM (last edit: 2/2/2011 12:36:09 PM)
show user profile  zeefusion
pretty cool,

anyone have any ideas or links to create this within a 3d animation?
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2/3/2011 9:21:10 PM (last edit: 2/3/2011 9:21:10 PM)
show user profile  S. Silard
That's really enjoyable . But one problem is to I watched the clip don't listened to the music .

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2/4/2011 12:14:39 PM (last edit: 2/4/2011 12:14:39 PM)
show user profile  ScotlandDave
Really cool i reckon. Thought it`d get more of a response on here too. Must be crazy editing this stuff..

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2/4/2011 12:56:45 PM (last edit: 2/4/2011 12:56:45 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
I thought the CNN Haiti 360 video was better quality.
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2/4/2011 1:09:01 PM (last edit: 2/4/2011 1:09:01 PM)
show user profile  rob@dynamic
WOW! very cool indeed!!!

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2/4/2011 1:11:09 PM (last edit: 2/4/2011 1:11:09 PM)
show user profile  zeefusion
*BUMP* is this possible to do within 3ds max?
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2/14/2011 10:50:26 AM (last edit: 2/14/2011 10:50:26 AM)
show user profile  advance-software
what, record a 360 video ? No - you'd use camera equiipment to capture.

once you've captured, you'll end up with some form of image stream that you'll map onto geometry to view the 360 - a cube, sphere or cylinder depending on the capture format.

Then you could incorporate that in a render or playback in a realtime engine.

Stevegek - are you able to capture a video stream using that egg thingy yet ?

There are better quality panoramic mirrors available, but that's all I have at the moment.

More advanced imaging solutions capture top/bottom too. The mirrors just grab a 360 panorma, but they capture without photostitching so video is possible.
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2/14/2011 12:00:22 PM (last edit: 2/14/2011 12:05:55 PM)
show user profile  zeefusion
no, I mean is there a script to be able to render out panoramic frames of an animation and then composite them into a 360 video?
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2/14/2011 12:16:29 PM (last edit: 2/14/2011 12:16:29 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
It would depend on the way the 360 was projected onto the geometry.

For 360 panoramas mapped onto a cylinder it should be straightforward enough.

For full 360's you'd need to figure out how it was mapping onto the sphere then work back from there.

another solution is to render in front of the panorama into the space between the camera & the panorama geometry surface.

That'd work for real-time & off-line render applications, though of course increases the poly count.

Would love to experiment with this but a little busy at the mo.
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2/14/2011 12:28:30 PM (last edit: 2/14/2011 12:28:30 PM)
show user profile  zeefusion
You have lost me on this mapping business,

Just so we are on the same track, I want to:

Animate and render ball bouncing from one end of the room to the other, as the ball is bouncing forward the camera is following along a path. whilst on this path at any point I can pan round a full 360 to look behind me to see where the ball had originally started bouncing.

I am not looking to map already created 360 footage into a scene I want to actually create the footage using 3d objects. If that's what your trying to explain then sorry for the need to clarify what it is I'm looking to create.
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2/14/2011 12:33:54 PM (last edit: 2/14/2011 12:34:40 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
You'd need to render your scene into a texture mapped over a sphere then display the sphere with that animated texture in a real-time engine for viewing. I went one stage further & started discussing how you could composite real & cg footage together.

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2/14/2011 12:42:04 PM (last edit: 2/14/2011 12:48:49 PM)
show user profile  zeefusion
any examples of this being done? surprised if it hasn't been tried already unless the results are rubbish?
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2/14/2011 12:44:28 PM (last edit: 2/14/2011 12:44:28 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
don't need other examples. If you know how to render the scene as suggested, just go for it.

You can use our engine for testing if you like - it can render panoramas & full 360's featuring animated textures.

Would make a nice demo. I discussed this with grotey ages ago (in, spookily, his steampunk camera thread) but we haven't taken it forwards yet.

Obviously you could use other engines to do this & might be able to find examples out there but I haven't looked for any.
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2/14/2011 12:52:25 PM (last edit: 2/14/2011 1:00:53 PM)
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