703 Using 360-degree Video in Training

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Friday, November 18

Emerging Tech


Traditional video has become an important and engaging component of training programs. That said, while it’s a fantastic tool for learning, it is still often limited to the linear path or story that it shares. People can watch video, but they can’t control it themselves. But what if L&D professionals created a more immersive world for learners by giving them the ability to explore anything and everything around them? That more interactive video experience is possible now with 360-degree video.

In this session, you’ll learn more about what 360-degree video is, how you can create it, and why you’ll want to use it for training. You’ll explore the technical side by looking at what it takes to capture and edit 360-degree video on a budget and how you can share what you create with your learners. You’ll also look at practical application through experiencing some of the real 360-degree videos that are being used for training and development right now. By the end of this session, you’ll not only know how to create your own 360-degree videos, you’ll also know how to explain the business case for using them.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About the technology you can use to record and edit 360-degree video
  • How to view and share 360-degree video with others
  • How 360-degree video is currently being used in existing training
  • About the strengths and weaknesses of 360-degree video for training development

Novice and intermediate designers, developers, managers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:
360-degree video recording; Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere; 360, VR, and 3-D plugins for Adobe software; the Xiaomi Yi action camera; and 3-D printing.

Destery Hildenbrand

Senior Learning Experience Producer


Destery Hildenbrand is a learning experience producer at Motive.io. He has over 15 years of experience in training and development for corporate and higher education, focusing on engaging others through technology and immersive reality experiences. Destery helps organizations design and develop engaging and effective virtual reality experiences in his current role.

Derek Hollingshead

Learning Specialist

Rockwell Collins

Derek Hollingshead is a learning specialist with Rockwell Collins. He holds a master of arts degree in teaching and a bachelor of science in physics. With over five years of experience in the field of training and education, Derek is passionate about finding novel ways to use technology to increase learner engagement and content retention.

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