Interactive 360° video: A new world for learning

Video is changing as technology allows us to film in 360°s.

It’s an exciting development, but can it really help employees learn what they need to know?

360° filming allows us to capture what’s above, below, to the side or behind, so we can engage with a space from any angle. This immersive experience is the next step in the evolution of video. But
our pursuit of 360° viewing is not as new as you might think.In 1935, Herbert Bayer, an Austrian-born designer was working with the principles of 360° field-of-vision to revolutionise the design of art exhibitions. He wanted to tap into the psychology of
what someone sees, and involve them more deeply than before in their surroundings. He abandoned standard exhibitions, where you look at a painting at head height, standing in front of it. Instead, he tried to mimic human sight and extend the observable world. We have now made giant strides in enabling the creation of 360° experiences, as Bayer tried to do more than 80 years ago.

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