|Beatrice Nabitiri, a pig farmer, tries out the 360-degree |
camera using a gimbal, a pivoted support that allows
the camera to rotate about a single axis, at her farm
in Masaka, Uganda (photo credit: Manon Koningstein).
pilot new technologies for better communication of its work
Three-sixty–degree videos record views in every direction at the same time. During playback, viewers have control over what they look at in the panoramas they find before them. In the words of CGIAR communications officer Manon Koningstein, ‘Our audience can experience a story straight from the field, to better understand it and, we hope, to be provoked to act on the experience. The idea is to involve the audience more to make them feel more.