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How to Capture 360-Degree Video Like a Pro

Samsung's 360-degree camera makes VR-friendly content easy to produce.

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This story appears in the May 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Until now, virtual reality footage could only be produced with one of two extremes: high-end rigs that cost thousands and require a film degree to figure out, or cheap cameras with more blur than a Britpop festival.

Photograph by Carlton Davis

The splash- and dust-resistant Samsung Gear 360 camera is a much-needed Goldilocks option: It’s smaller than a baseball and mixes pro-level HD video with a consumer-friendly price point, and footage is instantly editable (when paired with select Samsung smartphones, of course).

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