Aframe is an open source web-based VR framework that can be a very easy entry point for anyone interested in learning how to create VR experiences. Glitch.com offers many projects that you can remix and host on their platform for free. Click on the two fish icon below to remix it and create your own version of the project!
Poly is an easy-to-use platform for sharing 3D models and 360-degree images. You can create virtual tours by linking multiple 360-degree photos and adding text and image overlays. Download other people's creative commons creations to remix your own!
Build VR on the web
Free and easy ways to create VR
A game engine for more complex projects. You can build projects to display in WebVR fairly easily.
Unity & Oculus: Build Your First VR App
This short tutorial walks you through creating and running a simple Unity app for Rift VR.
The 360fly is a single-lens 360-degree (spherical) video camera that captures video for everything around you. The Library has the original 360fly HD as well as the updated 360fly 4k models. You can also easily grab still images from the video using the app, which is also used to control the camera (via Bluetooth and Wireless connections- instructions).
Download your videos using the included USB cable or use the app to upload directly to Facebook & YouTube. Both cameras support live streaming events via the 360fly app.
The 360fly 4k camera can also be used as a webcam or a fisheye action cam (similar to a GoPro).
The camera itself is simple but requires the app and some setup to get started:
360-degree video is very different from regular video and there are a few things you'll want to consider when designing your next 360 project.