Camera Charging

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Please familiarize yourself with the Gopro camera manual first. 1. First charge (new cameras) When you receive your cameras, make sure you you charge them first fully up with an appropriate charger. Setting them up, and syncing the cameras to a common wifi remote takes quite a bit of battery. 2. Charging while inside the Freedom360 Depending on the kind of charger(s) you have available, charge one by one, or …continue…

Camera operation with the wifi remote

Make sure all cameras have wifi turned on by pressing the small button on the left side of each camera: on= blue light on front of camera blinking slowly off= no blue light. Make sure you went through the process pairing all 6 or 7 cameras to one remote. Turning off wifi does not affect the pairing Turn off wifi when traveling, especially on a commercial flight Turn off wifi …continue…

360 Video stitching (PTgui)

Here is a short overview how to stitch 360 videos with PTgui Pro. We will add more info about PTgui, as well as other 360 video stitching solutions, as soon as they become public. Quick instruction how to use the PTgui template: Apply the template to a meaningful representative frame set of your shoot (tif or jpg) with the Freedom360 (it will not really work with other setups) The frame …continue…

Connecting cameras to the wifi remote

While it is possible to reconnect to the same remote or connect more cameras to a remote that is already connected to several cameras it is a little bit tricky and doesn’t always work. It is sometimes easier/faster and therefore recommended to connect to a new/different wifi remote, and keep the “used” wifi remote for later.  Process: Turn off wifi on all cameras, either though the menu, or via the …continue…

Camera settings

After you have familiarized yourself with the Gopro Hero3 menu structure, it is important to set certain parameters in the cameras, in order to shoot material that can be successfully stitched into a 360 video. Each of the three different Hero3 cameras has slightly different features. If you pick any other video resolution than the ones mentioned below, you will not be able to stitch a 360 video from the …continue…