I finally purchased a 360 degree camera to create content for my Samsung GearVR. With very limited choice on the market I opted for the Ricoh Theta S. I love my GearVR, but wanted to be able to add my own content, and with a pending first birthday party for my son, I wanted to grab something. And Yes, I did look at the GoPro rig, then worked out the costs and decided it wasn’t quite for me!
Results on the Theta are pretty good. You can read all about the resolution etc over here, but in the real world they don’t mean a lot, as the pixels are spread around 360′, so it’s hard to tell what it’ll come out like till you try it.
Here is the very [...]