Facebook releases 360-degree vid of Grand Central


Facebook is showing us the future.

The social media giant just released a stunning 360-degree video of Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal. The three-minute clip allows viewers to mouse around to look in all directions inside the 42nd Street train stop.

It’s the first 360 video that Facebook has produced and filmed using the new Surround 360 camera. You can tilt your phone to experience different moments happening around you in the terminal. Turn up the sound to know where to look. It’s a preview of what a full-length virtual reality movie will feel like. Instead of watching the action, you’ll be right in the middle of it.

360-degree video of Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal.

360-degree video of Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal.

Link here to see in desktop browser. However, 360 Video wouldn’t play in Firefox variant Cyberfox v 46.0.3

Officially called “Here and Now,” the video was made for Samsung and Oculus VR headsets, according to The Verge — but you can kind of get the idea by playing on your phone or browser and mousing around the see more of the station.

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