360 image + text + sound = linking = a story in a sphere
Take your own sphere image or find one online
- Google Street View app will stitch together multiple images to create a 360 sphere image anywhere.
- Use a 360 camera to take the image
- In Beta
- This is considered an experimental project (Google) and may disappear
My house on Tuesday - Google Streetview App for iOS
My Classroom Taken with Google Cardboard App for iPhone
You can see that the Google Cardboard App does not properly scale the image for use in Storysphere. From their site,
"How do I create a Story Sphere?
To create a Story Sphere you’ll need a 360 image at a 2:1 ratio. The Photo Sphere app on iOS, or the native camera on Android, can be used to capture this type of image. You can also use speciality cameras like the Ricoh Theta, if you are really hardcore you can even stitch together SLR photographs.
To create a Story Sphere you’ll also need some audio files. You can record this within the app or upload audio you have already recorded. Once you have those two ingredients you are good to go."