Interactive Videos FAQs
What is a virtual reality video?
A virtual reality video is a simulated experience where the viewer is immersed at the centre of the video, and the video continues in a 360-degree field of view around them.
Where can I find virtual reality videos?
Virtual reality videos are everywhere! Simply search for VR or 360 videos on YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Steam, or Oculus. Some of these can be viewed on any mobile device, whilst others may require a VR headset.
How do you make a virtual reality video?
Most virtual reality videos are made with a 360° camera, which is able to capture footage from every direction.
The planning and production process of creating virtual reality videos is complex due to the specialist equipment required, so we recommend using a professional video production company to ensure that your VR video is of the highest quality.
What is interactive video?
Interactive videos include elements that encourage the user to influence the virtual environment or storyline, for example, events that are triggered when a user completes a certain action, or tools that allow them to change elements such as scenes, colours, or the perspective of the video.
What are some examples of interactive videos?
See some of the best examples of interactive videos here.
What makes a good interactive video?
Most interactive videos aim to immerse the viewers in an otherworldly experience by using a combination of high-quality video, sensory prompts such as sights and sounds, and the feeling of movement, like flying or riding a rollercoaster.
A good interactive video invites the user to explore the virtual world, gives them the opportunity to make decisions that influence the environment around them, and leaves them feeling inspired and in awe.