Underwater VR

360Heros team Florida-bound for DEMA Show

The 360Heros team will be in Orlando, Fla., for the DEMA Show 2015, November 4-7, at the Orange County Convention Center.

360Heros will showcase our full product line including the 360Abyss, demo our latest VR content, as well as present Virtual Reality seminars.

DEMA, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, organizes the annual trade-only event for businesses in the scuba diving, action watersports and adventure/dive-travel industries.

DEMA is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of the recreational scuba diving and snorkeling industry.  With more than 1,300 members, the non-profit, global organization promotes scuba diving through consumer awareness programs and media campaigns. Learn more at www.dema.org.


Swimming With Wild Dolphins in 360° Virtual Reality — The Dolphin Project

RYOT News used the 360Abyss to film a wild dolphin VR PSA.

DEMA 2015 attendees can get up close and personal with the 360Abyss – the ultimate solution for underwater virtual reality filmmakers – on the show floor at booth #244.

The 360Abyss Professional Pack is designed to offer content creators and divers the ability to film high quality virtual reality 360 video content underwater. With a depth rating of 1,000 meters and output resolutions as high as 7.5K (7,500 x 3,750 pixels), the 360Abyss offers divers versatility and power in a small package.

Interchangeable camera compartment doors give divers the ability to assemble the unit for positive, neutral or negative buoyancy. Individual GoPro camera compartments prevent leaks, while corrective polycarbonate acrylic domes restore each GoPro camera’s field of view underwater.

Key features include:

  • 1,000 meter depth rating
  • 360 video resolutions as high as 7,500 x 3,750 pixels
  • Compatible with GoPro Hero3, Hero3 Plus and Hero4 Cameras
  • Individualized camera compartments ensure each camera is individually safe
  • Buoyancy control with interchangeable Polycarbonate (positive) and aluminum anodized (negative) camera compartment doors
  • Polycarbonate domes restore camera’s field of view underwater
  • Fully assembled dimensions: 22 cm x 22 cm x 22 cm
  • Qty 8 – 3/8” corner mounts
  • Compatibility with 55mm color correction filters

Learn more about the 360Abyss in our shop.


Diving into Virtual Reality with 360Heros
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Macdonald VR
NOGI Award-winning diver Bill Macdonald filming with the 360Abyss. Photo: Alex Baur.

Presented by 360Heros CEO Michael Kintner and NOGI award-winning diver and cinematographer Bill Macdonald, attendees will learn about the technology utilized to film 360-degree video underwater. This includes aquatic virtual reality demos, seeing the latest underwater VR camera technology and learning about how VR is being used to help people experience the wonders of our oceans.

Virtual Tourism: The Technology Behind Virtual Reality in the Tourism Industry
Friday, Nov. 06, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Virtual reality is quickly being established as one of the most exciting new tools in the tourism and real estate industries. 360Heros CEO Michael Kintner will present the 360 video camera technology and workflow solutions behind this new tool and explain how companies are utilizing it to showcase tourist destinations.

Creating Underwater Virtual Reality Experiences
Saturday, November 07, 2015: 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

360Heros CEO Michael Kintner and NOGI award-winning diver Bill Macdonald will explain the workflow and techniques used to create immersive, underwater virtual reality experiences. This includes filming techniques, content presentation and a discussion of the growing applications for virtual reality in ocean exploration and conservation.

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