• Gfycat unveils 360Loop for looping content in 360 videos and VR

    3 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Gfycat has been a master of creating 2D animated GIFs, and now it is taking that content into virtual reality with 360Loop. The first example comes from Paramount Pictures' new Tom Cruise movie, Mission: Impossible - Fallout. Gfycat‘s new media format is like a GIF, the usually silly moving images associated with internet memes in...
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  • Gfycat starts rolling out 360 degree GIF content

    Gfycat starts rolling out 360 degree GIF content

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    GIFs offer a way to compress a ton of information into a small amount of space, and while Gfycat has positioned itself as more of a short-form video centric platform, it's going to take a step further to see what a step beyond a standard GIF looks like.
    The company today said it would be rolling out 360 degree GIF-like short form videos, which will allow users to plant themselves in the middle of what is effectively a looping video like a GIF. While that presents much more of a challenge to users for generating content, CEO Richard Rabbat said the proliferation of tools like 3D cameras and...
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