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Video: VR vs. 360°: What's the Difference?

Learn more about VR/360 at Streaming Media West.

Read the transcript of this clip:

Scott Mayerowitz: A lot of people throw around “VR” and “360°” interchangeably and I do it myself. Here's a little bit of the breakdown.

VR is often much more an immersive experience and it can be augmented. We recently went to ruins that were destroyed by ISIS and reconstructed them using animations, so you had a virtual reality walkthrough and as you would look at the scenes, we would rebuild the destroyed runes using historical photos and drawings, and that was an animation.

That would fall on the left side in the virtual reality camp. 360° is much more just a plain photo or image of a, or a series of images.

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