Internet Pictures Corporation (iPIX) has today announced that it's "immersive imaging kits" (for creating 360 degree interactive 'bubble panoramas') are now available for the Nikon Coolpix 995. Available as a full kit including the Coolpix 995, Rotator arm, Tripod, Software, 48 MB CF card, Case and documentation. "The iPIX Professional Camera Kit featuring the Coolpix 995 camera is priced at $2,099. The iPIX Starter Kit for the Coolpix 995 camera is available separately for $495."

Press release:

iPIX Immersive Imaging Kits Now Available for High-End Nikon Coolpix 995

Internet Imaging Company Expands Equipment Line, Proliferates Market for Immersive Imaging
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Following on the heels of the wide market acceptance of its Nikon Coolpix 880 Camera Kit, Internet Pictures Corporation (Nasdaq: IPIX; "iPIX'') introduces the new iPIX® Camera Kit featuring the Nikon Coolpix 995, Nikon's newest high-end digital camera. With the introduction of iPIX Camera Kit featuring Nikon's most powerful prosumer digital camera, content professionals and commercial users can leverage a single digital camera solution to create both traditional and iPIX immersive imaging content.

"iPIX continues to innovate and market easy-to-use packaged solutions for traditional and immersive imaging applications that are compatible with the latest digital cameras available,'' said Dave Southard, iPIX senior vice president solution sales. "Our wide range of iPIX® Camera Kits coupled with our cost-effective annual license program has resulted in a steady growth in the proliferation of iPIX immersive imaging.''

The iPIX Coolpix 995 Professional Camera Kit includes:

  • Nikon Coolpix 995 digital camera
  • iPIX® Rotator
  • iPIX® Software solutions including 360 Suite (win) or Wizard / Builder bundle (mac) with 12 Starter Image Keys
  • Multimedia Upgrade Software
  • 48 Mb CompactFlash with choice of PCMCIA Adapter or USB Memory Card Reader
  • Power Pack with two sets of rechargeable batteries
  • 180 degree fisheye lens
  • Bogen 3001 full-height tripod
  • Choice of hard or soft case designed to carry the entire kit
  • Complete set of documentation
  • One year warranty and toll-free support on all iPIX manufactured components

The Nikon Coolpix 995 has many new and exclusive features including improved ISO light sensitivity and noise reduction, a 4X optical zoom, automatic shutter, and aperture priority exposure modes plus manual exposure control, and more. The iPIX Professional Camera Kit featuring the Coolpix 995 camera is priced at $2,099.00 and is available through the iPIX Store at http://www.ipixstore.com or by calling 888-SEE-iPIX (888-733-4749). The iPIX Starter Kit for the Coolpix 995 camera is available separately for $495.00.

In March 2001, iPIX announced more flexible and affordable pricing options including an annual seat license program that allows production of an unlimited number of iPIX immersive images and a 40 percent reduction in the cost of the traditional per key license fees. iPIX implemented the new seat license to make it easier and more cost-effective for its customers to use iPIX immersive images to drive commerce, attract and retain visitors, and improve communications.