Mono vs Stereo VR, what’s the difference?

Mono vs Stereo VR, what’s the difference?

Mono vs stereo ! One question we get asked a lot is what is the difference between monoscopic (mono) and stereoscopic (stereo) 360 videos. A matter of life or death Simply put, Stereo images provide a different image to each eye, whereas mono images show the same image to both eyes. In real life, obviously we see a slight different perspective from each eye. This gives us depth perception which has been critical for the evolution of many species of animals in order to be able to sense extra 3D information about their environments. Check out our handy video! If you check out the video below with any VR headset you will see the difference as we change between mono and stereo throughout the video. If you are watching on your computer, tablet or a phone without VR you won’t get the benefit as both your eyes will see the same image     must be viewed in VR in youtube app to see in stereo The world is flat! Most 360 video on the market these days is mono because it is cheaper and easier to produce, but it can look a little flat like the world around you is stuck to a giant ball. Stereo is better Stereo content provides a vastly better experience for the viewer because things look 3D like you could almost reach out and touch them. Your brain gets similar information to what it would expect so it is also more comfortable to view if correctly created. Just photoshop it! Producing stereo content is much more difficult however as we can simply retouch...