360Heros and Everest Team are awarded Guinness Book of World Records Certificate

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS CERTIFICATE:

Apa Sherpa and Michael Kintner holding the Guinness Book of World Records Certificate for the first 360 Video on top of Mount Everest
Apa Sherpa and Michael Kintner holding the Guinness Book of World Records Certificate for the first 360 Video on top of Mount Everest

The first fully spherical HD 360 video filmed on the summit of Mount Everest was shot using 360Heros 360 video gear in MAY 2013. The footage was captured for a documentary by Everest Media Productions about Nepalese climber Apa Sherpa, who also acted as a consultant for the shoot.

The production was a collaboration with 360Heros and received support from HPIntel,AdobeDolbySteadicamATI,NLT, and DJI.

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GuinnessBookofRecords-360HerosEverest Media Productions and 360Heros Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title for the First Fully Spherical HD 360 Degree Video Filmed on the Summit of Mount Everest.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS, the global authority on record-breaking achievements, today announced Everest Media Productions and 360Heros will be recognized for the First Fully Spherical HD 360 Degree Video Filmed on the Summit of Mount Everest.

Everest Media Productions, a film, television, and commercial production company captured the footage in May 2013 for a documentary entitled TIGER OF THE HIMALAYAS: THE APA SHERPA STORY about the Nepalese climber, Apa Sherpa, the 11 time GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS holder for summiting Mount Everest 21 times.
The 3D printed 360Heros 360 Plug-n-Play holder, invented by Michael Kintner, utilizes 6 GoPro® cameras to create interactive fully spherical HD 360 video.  The 360 system had only recently been launched and had not been tested at extreme cold temperatures, however Everest Media Productions and 360Heros had a vision and it is an extraordinary achievement.  It is a testament to the power of this new technology and an inspiration to us all.
360Heros camera gear was developed to unleash unlimited creativity, adventure and expression. The iconic imagery captured on Mt. Everest shares the rare experience of making it to the peak in an unprecedented format, and the producers are proud to release the interactive 360 footage online for all the world to see.

http://360rize.com/first-360-video-from-the-top-of-the-world-with-everest-media-productions/

Members of the Everest Media Production team are Tami Bradshaw, Executive Producer and Director, Jerry Mika, President and Co-Producer, David Faires, Director of Photography, Apa Sherpa, Consulting Producer, John Griber, Cinematographer, and Samden Bhote and Dr. Nima Namgyal Sherpa, who filmed at the summit. The production received support from HP, Intel, Adobe, Dolby, Steadicam, ATI, NLT and DJI. Everest Media Productions thanks the 360Heros team, Michael Kintner, CEO/Founder and Liz Dougherty, Technical Specialist for their ingenuity and collaboration.

Mount Everest Images – Little Planet Mode

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