Monday, 10 August 2009

The Future, Ladies & Gentlemen.

Ok, now seriously, this is important. What I'm showing you now represents a real step forward.

Watching videos has become one of web users' most common activities. It's a great way to pass the time but the medium, while vast in scope, is still limited by the fact that you can only ever perceive things from one angle at a time.

Not any more.

Check THIS out, it's new tech from a company in the Netherlands called Yellowbird (click for their site, packed with hyperbole) and it uses several video cameras attached together to allow you to move your view around and see the action on any side. Look, I'm having trouble conveying this so just check it out, this demo uses footage from a dance festival:


P.S. It might load pretty slowly but give it a chance, OK?

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