Mark Zuckenberg explains how Facebook is able to host 360 videos

In a brief post on Facebook Mark claims his team has worked out how to reduce the filesize up to 80% using so called Pyramids instead of cube maps. Check out the video below for more information.

360 video is a completely new experience because you can move the camera around. This opens new ways of sharing experiences and makes you feel like you’re part of what you’re watching. It’s a step towards even more immersive experiences. — Mark Zuckenberg.

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