A deeper look into GoPro’s proprietary .360 video format (with the aim of reducing our reliance on GoPro’s software).
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Reverse Engineering GoPro's 360 Video File Format (Part 1)
Developers September 10, 2021
A deeper look at 360 video projections
Guides September 03, 2021
Equirectangular, non-equalangle cubemap, equi-angular cubemap, pyramid…
How to read decimal latitude and longitude values like a computer
Developers August 27, 2021
We are often reliant on GPS co-ordinates being delivered to our devices for locating places. With a little practice it’s not hard to read a decimal latitude and longitude value to determine a rough position.
An Introduction to the Camera Motion Metadata (CAMM) standard (video telemetry)
Developers August 20, 2021
With the help of a 360 video shot using an Insta360 Pro2, I take a look at Google’s CAMM video telemetry standard.
How to Create a 360 Video from a Timelapse of 360 Images (using ffmpeg)
Developers August 13, 2021
A lesson, mostly, in wrangling metadata to ensure proper playback of 360 videos created from a series of photos.
What are XMP Namespaces?
Developers August 06, 2021
Adobe’s eXtensible Metadata Platform (XMP) is a labeling technology that allows you to embed data about a file, known as metadata, into the file itself.
A Quick Start Guide to the KartaView API
Developers July 30, 2021
Here are my notes about the KartaView API from my research planning an integration.
An Introduction to KartaView
Guides July 23, 2021
Formerly named OpenStreetView and then OpenStreetCam, KartaView is a completely open-source street-level image platform.
Migrating from version 3 to version 4 of the Mapillary API
Developers July 16, 2021
The Mapillary v3 API is being shutdown on August 18. Here’s a summary of the updates we’ll need to make to our software as a result.
Upload a Video to the Street View Publish API
Developers July 09, 2021
All third-party Street View tools are built around the Google Street View Publish API. Here’s a closer look at how it works for uploading long sequences.