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DIY 360 degree video


About my DIY 360 degree camcorder

Video rig and related stitching problems

360 video recording and synchronisation

Audio.

Auto vs Manual White Balance.

360 degree video assembling.

Preparing series of images.

Geometric template.

Shrinking images.

Stitching images to 360 video frames.

RAM disk as a working directory.

Coverting frames to a 360 video and publishing.

Multiblend on my Linux box

Software



Google+ Youtube 360Cities





Convering series of images to a 360 video and injecting metadata.



  # lossless ffmpeg, frame rate is 25 or 30 fps
  ffmpeg -start_number 1 -framerate 30 -pattern_type sequence -i stc_%d.tif -vf "pad=width=5800:height=2900:x=0:y=0:color=black" -vcodec libx264 -preset slow -qp 0 360_video_output_ll.mkv

  # lossless avconv, frame rate is 25 or 30 fps
  avconv -start_number 1 -framerate 30 -i stc_%d.tif -vf "pad=5800:2900:0:0:black" -vcodec libx264 -preset slow -qp 0 360_video_output_ll.mkv
 
  # x264 quality 17, ffmpeg, frame rate is 25 or 30 fps
  ffmpeg -start_number 1 -framerate 30 -pattern_type sequence -i stc_%d.tif -vf "pad=width=5800:height=2900:x=0:y=0:color=black" -vcodec libx264 -preset slow -crf 17 360_video_output_q_17.mkv
  
  # x264 quality 17, avconv, frame rate is 25 or 30 fps
  avconv -start_number 1 -framerate 30 -i stc_%d.tif -vf "pad=5800:2900:0:0:black" -vcodec libx264 -preset slow -crf 17 360.mkv
    
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