Articles tagged "360-degree"

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Kodak PixPro Orbit360 4K VR camera now on sale in the US

The rugged, compact 360° action camera Kodak unveiled at Photokina in 2016, the Kodak PixPro Orbit 360, is finally available in the United States.

Ricoh Theta V captures 360-degree 4K video

The inclusion of a Snapdragon processor allows Ricoh's latest 360-degree camera to shoot 4K video. The Theta V offers a number of other improvements too, like faster image transfer and omni-directional audio capture.

Ricoh Theta V hands-on
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Ricoh's new Theta V brings a host of new features to the candybar-shaped 360 camera, from improved performance to live 4K video streaming. Take a tour of the 'V' in our hands-on slideshow.

Photo Gear News take a first look at the new Insta360 ONE

The Insta360 ONE is a new 360-degree camera that can record 4K video (3840 x 1920) at 30 frames per second and capture 24MP spherical still images. And our friends at Photo Gear News have had access to a pre-production unit.

GoPro is testing its Fusion 360 VR camera with major broadcasters

GoPro has partnered with media organizations such as Fox Sports, the Golden State Warriors, USA Today and Getty Images to test the Fusion 360 VR camera.

Panono buyer saves the brand, will continue making its 360° ball camera

Troubled tech company Panono and their odd 360° ball camera will live on to shoot another day. The investment company that purchased the Panono brand says it will continue all services 'without disruption'.

Wrap your head around this 360-degree head mount for nine GoPros

The NAB show in Las Vegas was a while ago, but Photo Gear News is still churning through hours of video from the show. In their most recent post, PGN's Lok Cheung tries out a new head-mounted rig for nine GoPros. Yes, nine.

Ricoh cuts price of Theta SC 360 camera

Ricoh has dropped the price of its Theta SC 360 spherical camera by to $199, a reduction of roughly $50. The camera features two 12MP sensors and can record Full HD video in addition to stills.

Adobe acquires Mettle SkyBox suite of VR plug-ins

Adobe says that many of its users have been relying on SkyBox for VR editing and it therefore made sense to make the plug-ins available to all subscribers through Creative Cloud.

Meeting Owl robotic video offers 360-degree views of conferences

A company backed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin is attempting to make video conferencing less terrible.

Ricoh R Development kit now shipping

The RICOH R Development Kit that was first shown to the public at Mobile World Congress this spring is now shipping and available to order for $499.

GoPro shows its first 360-degree camera to the world

GoPro is using the Mountain Games in Colorado to show off its Fusion 360-degree camera. While full specs haven't been released, aside from 5.2K oversampling, Engadget did manage to get their hands on the real thing.

Matterport Pro2 3D Camera launches with 4K still image support and GPS

Designed to create 360-degree renderings of interiors, the Matterport Pro2 adds support for 4K-resolution 2D photography on top of its VR walkthrough and 3D functionality.

Garmin announces the VIRB 360, a 5.7K waterproof 360-cam

Garmin has entered the 360-camera market with the VIRB, which captures 5.7K video at 30p as well as 15MP stills.

Makers of the Panono 108MP 360-degree camera filing for bankruptcy

German media reports that the founders of the company behind the Panono 360-degree ball camera have filed for bankruptcy at a court in Berlin.

YouTube's 360-degree videos are coming soon to your living room TV

When 360 video support arrives for YouTube's TV apps, you'll be able to interact with clips using your remote or game controller.

Ticketmaster shows you all the views at 110 venues

Ticketmaster's used 3D wireframe models and photos to show you exactly what you're getting, with the exception that you still don't know how tall or obnoxiously drunk your neighbors will be.

Google releases list of Street View-ready certified 360-degree cameras

The certified cameras can be used in conjunction with the Street View app to create content Google's Street View platform. 

Sphere of frustration: Nikon KeyMission 360 review

The Nikon KeyMission 360 wants to find its way into your camera bag. And it recently received a firmware update aimed at improving UI. So is it worth the cash? Find out

YI Technology announces consumer-level 360 live VR camera

The YI 360 VR is capable of capturing 360-degree spheric video footage in 5.7K resolution and at 30 frames per second. It also offers 4K instant in-device stitching and 2.5K live-streaming. Read more

Ricoh to show-off 4K-capable Theta 360-degree camera at NAB

At NAB next week Ricoh will be showing off a Theta 360 camera capable of both 4K video capture and live streaming. Read more

Boxfish 360 Micro Four Thirds camera can record 5K spherical videos

Boxfish Research has announced the Boxfish 360, a 5K camera equipped with multiple Panasonic Micro Four Thirds sensors able to capture spherical photos and video. Read more

KeyMission 360 firmware update improves stability under iOS 10.2

Nikon has issued a firmware update for its KeyMission 360-degree action camera that improves compatibility with iOS devices. Read more

Samsung announces updated Gear 360 camera with 4K video

The updated Samsung Gear 360 camera comes with improved image stitching quality, a tripod mount and true 4K video resolution. Read more

Insta360 Air 360-degree camera for Android quick review

The Insta360 Air is an Android device add-on that seamlessly connects to your phone and records 360-degree stills and video. For $130, it's an affordable and fuss-free introduction to 360 shooting. Read more

Insta360 Air turns Android phones into 360-degree VR Cameras, now available in US and Europe

The Insta360 Air camera, which attaches to an Android smartphone via a microUSB or USB Type-C port, turns your phone into a 360-degree VR camera. It's now available in the US and Europe. Read more

Ricoh R Development Kit 360 degree camera will be available for pre-order in May

Ricoh has announced the pre-order process for its Ricoh R Developer Kit and included full specs and pricing information. 

Huawei announces Honor VR 360-degree camera

At an event in Beijing Huawei has announced the release of a clip-on 360-degree camera for smartphones that will be developed by Insta360 and marketed under Huawei's sub-brand Honor. Read more

The US Presidential Inauguration will be live-streamed in 360-degrees thanks to Nikon

If your invitation to the Presidential Inauguration got lost in the mail, you're in luck: USA Today will be live-streaming the event in 360-degrees thanks to some customized Nikon KeyMission 360s. Read more

Ricoh releases Ricoh R Developer Kit offers 360-degree live streaming

Ricoh has announced a new camera aimed specifically at 360-degree live streaming and app development. Read more

Cyclops 360 4K camera is designed for motorsport adventures

The Cyclops 360 action camera is designed to record motorsport adventures, with a magnetic base for secure mounting and a mode that automatically starts recording when the engine starts. Read more

VLC 3.0 technical preview launches with 360 video and photo support

Support for 360-degree video is coming to VLC 3.0. You can check out a technical preview now. Read more

PanoMoments cleverly adds the element of time to 360-degree images

PanoMoments' '360-degree living photos' are a kind of mashup between 360-degree images and Apple's Live Photos. Read more

Sphericam Beast studio camera lives up to its name with 6K 10-bit Raw 360-degree video

The cinematic Sphericam Beast features four 1" 4096 × 2160 image sensors, four 190º fisheye lenses, and four M.2 SSD drives with a 2.8 GBs bit rate. Read more

Ricoh debuts colorful Theta SC

Ricoh has announced the latest member of its 360-degree camera family, the Theta SC. The SC is essentially a lower-cost version of the Theta S that comes in your choice of four colors. Read more

Photokina 2016: 360 and VR Capture Roundup Video

Love it or hate it, VR and 360 capture is here to stay - at least it looks that way judging from the sheer volume of devices on display at Photokina 2016. Take a look at some of the standouts in our roundup video. Read more

Google brings the National Parks to your living room with 360-virtual tours

Google has joined forces with the U.S. National Parks Service to make their centennial birthday celebration a bit more special by offering new VR and 360 video guided tours through some pretty amazing places. Read more

Facebook posts Surround 360 camera assembly instructions on GitHub

Facebook's $30,000 Surround 360 camera records up to 8K 360-video using 17 camera modules. Now the company has posted instruction manuals on GitHub detailing how to build the camera and install its software. Read more

Nico360 to be 'world's smallest' 360-degree camera

A Hong Kong-based startup is looking to fund production of Nico360, a waterproof 360-degree camera. Read more

Samsung Gear 360 camera costs $350 in US with limited availability at VidCon

Samsung has announced a limited launch for its Gear 360 camera, which was first revealed earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read more

India says no to Google Street View, citing security concerns

Indian officials have told the BBC that the country has rejected Google's plan to image its towns and cities as part of its expanding Street View service. Read more

Explore Mars with 360-degree image shot by NASA Curiosity Rover

Earlier this year, NASA released a 360-degree image from the perspective of the Curiosity Mars Rover. We invite you to join us - on the surface of Mars!

Facebook adds 360 photo viewing to iOS and Android apps

Facebook has added support for uploading and viewing 360-degree photos to its iOS and Android apps. Read more

Ricoh Theta and Theta S apps add support for Google Cardboard

If you capture 360-degree images and video on a Ricoh Theta camera you can now directly view them through the corresponding apps, without uploading to a third-party service. Read more

Vuze VR 3D 360 camera targets consumers with $799 price

At the Cannes Film Festival, HumanEyes Technologies unveiled the Vuze VR, a consumer-grade 360-degree camera for VR applications. Read more

Brian May launches smartphone adapter for stereoscopic virtual reality viewer

Brian May, guitarist with the band Queen and a stereo photography enthusiast, has launched a kit that allows users to view 3D stereo pairs and virtual reality content on a smartphone for just £25 (approx. $37). Read more

VR / Action cameras forum just launched

Are you excited about VR but frustrated that we don't have a clearly demarcated area in our forums for you to talk about it? You're not alone, probably. But we're pleased to announce that your nightmare is over, with the launch of our dedicated VR and action cameras forum! Read more

Primer: What is VR, and why should photographers care?

From Sphericam to Theta, and from the New York Times to your local real estate agent, the age of 'consumer virtual reality' seems to have finally arrived. What's changed and why is VR in the headlines? Read more

Facebook announces support for 360 degree photos

Facebook users will soon be able to upload 360 degree photos directly to Facebook and view them in the news feed. Read more

Highlight reel: top video trends from NAB 2016

With over 100,000 attendees, the NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters) is a great place to see what tools and technologies are on the horizon for filmmakers, videographers, and even still photographers. We take a look at a few trends and products that caught our eye last week at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas. Read more

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