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The Best Way to Test YouTube's New 360° Video? Wingsuit Vids

Richard Ryan puts you in control of his free fall.

by Beckett Mufson
Mar 14 2015, 4:00pm

Yesterday, YouTube announced a new kind of video format on their servers: fully interactive video orbs that let you look around in 360°. While these present vast possibilities for everything from virtual reality experiences to POV sports footage, one group is already at work mastering the new mediumL wingsuit divers. Apart from helping create a highly entertaining video of a hot air balloon swing, wingsuit diver Richard Ryan has already put together a 17-video repertoire of video orbs that explore the capabilities of 360° video. Check them out below:

Keep up with Richard Ryan's ongoing 360° experiments on his dedicated YouTube channel, or on his website.

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