VR and 3D http://www.personal-view.com/talks/categories/vr-and-3d/feed.rss Thu, 19 Jul 18 18:58:41 -0600 VR and 3D en-CA Vuze XR VR Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20087/vuze-xr-vr-camera Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:20:46 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20087@/talks/discussions

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Insta360 ONE official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17521/insta360-one-official-topic Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:00:15 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17521@/talks/discussions image

  • Two lenses, fully spherical field of view
  • Photos 24 mp (6912 x 3456). Supports RAW format.
  • Video resolution - 3840 x 1920, 30fps or 2560 x 1280 @ 60fps. Supports LOG format.
  • Live streaming resolution - up to 4K 3840 x 1920. Works with YouTube, Facebook, Periscope / Twitter, Weibo.
  • 6-axis gyro-based image stabilization
  • 1/4 tripod connector
  • Lightning connector for iPhone version
  • Micro SD up to 128GB; 8GB Micro SD card included
  • Can be controlled by smartphone via Bluetooth
  • Compatible with GoPro action mount accessories
  • Drone mount and waterproof case as options
  • Android variant coming soon
  • Preorder for $299 at

https://www.insta360.com/product/insta360-one/

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Samsung 360 Round camera with 17 lenses http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18019/samsung-360-round-camera-with-17-lenses Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:33:44 -0600 PauloTeixeira 18019@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 17 cameras with f/1.8 lenses
  • 1/2.8-inch 2K sensors
  • 6 internal microphones
  • 2 external microphone input jacks
  • Video resolution: 4096 x 4096 @ 30fps in 3D (4096 x 2048 per eye) or 4096 x 2048 @ 30fps in 2D.
  • Live streaming: 4096 x 4096 @ 30fps in 3D (4096 x 2048 per eye) or 4096 x 2048 @ 30fps in 2D.
  • uses SD cards or external SSD
  • Connectivity: LAN or USB Type C
  • gyrometer and accelerometer
  • includes an app for controlling and streaming, and another app for viewing. Requirements: see below.
  • IP65 dust and water resistance
  • Dimensions: 205 x 205 x 76.8mm
  • Weight: 1.93 kg
  • available October 2017 in the USA

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduces the 360 Round, a new camera for developing and streaming high-quality 3D content for specialists and enthusiasts who demand a superior virtual reality (VR) experience. Announced at the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC 2017), the Samsung 360 Round uses 17 lenses—eight stereo pairs positioned horizontally and one single lens positioned vertically—to livestream 4K 3D video and spatial audio, and create engaging 3D images with depth.

The 360 Round’s durable, compact design features IP651 water and dust resistance for use in everyday weather conditions and a fanless design to reduce weight and eliminate background noise. With additional features, including PC software for controlling and stitching and expandable external storage2, the 360 Round provides long lasting shooting for any sized job.

The growth of 360 content platforms, such as Samsung VR, Facebook and YouTube, as well as the spread of 360 videos through major media, has increased the need for high-quality 360 videos among VR professionals and enthusiasts. The 360 Round is the first product to meet these needs by combining high-quality, 360-degree imagery with advanced 3D depth at a reasonable price compared to other professional 360 cameras.

“The Samsung 360 Round is a testament to our leadership in the VR market. We have developed a product that contains innovative VR features, allowing video producers and broadcast professionals to easily produce high quality 3D content,” said Suk-Jea Hahn, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics' Global Mobile B2B Team. “The combination of livestreaming capabilities, IP65 water and dust resistance and 17 lenses makes this camera ideal for a broad range of use cases our customers want—from livestreaming major events to filming at training facilities across various industries.”

The Samsung 360 Round combines high-quality images with a durable design and a content management software solution that allows VR directors to transform virtual reality through a complete set of advanced features.

High-Quality 360 Content

The 360 Round offers high-quality 3D images with a 4K camera, thanks to 17 paired lenses that capture a 360-degree view for a full 3D experience. In addition, the 360 Round enables live streaming with little-to-no latency3 and broadcasts easier than ever, with one-step stitching and control software provided by Samsung.

Durability

The Samsung 360 Round uses a uni-body chassis designed to reduce heat, removing the need for a cooling fan and minimizing size and weight. The compact design helps eliminate excess noise and reduce power consumption for hours of continuous shooting. Additionally, the 360 Round is IP651 dust and water resistant, making it an ideal choice for capturing content in the most challenging environments. With expandable connectors and ports, the 360 Round is designed to easily and quickly connect to additional equipment, such as an external mic, and storage for saving large files.

The Samsung 360 Round will be available in October in the United States before expanding to other markets over time. For more information please visit http://www.samsungmobilepress.com or www.samsung.com/galaxy

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Ricoh Theta V 4K http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16781/ricoh-theta-v-4k Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:07:20 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16781@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 1/2.3" sensor
  • 12MP
  • Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Recording at
    • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 56 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
    • 3840 x 1920 @ 30p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • Only presents white balance
  • No stabilization
  • Multiple mikes
  • 2 lenses 190 degrees F2 optics
  • 60-1/25000 shutter
  • 19GB internal memory
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac + Bluetooth LE
  • USB 2.0
  • Waterproof with optional case
  • 45 x 131 x 23mm
  • 121 g
  • $429
  • Preorder at
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2018 Elrow Town 8K 360 video http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20016/2018-elrow-town-8k-360-video Thu, 05 Jul 2018 18:09:51 -0600 MikeLinn 20016@/talks/discussions

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Honor VR 360 and Insta360 Air cameras http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16793/honor-vr-360-and-insta360-air-cameras Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:10:51 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16793@/talks/discussions image

“We’re thrilled to partner with Huawei to grow the global community of 360-degree and VR creators,” said JK Liu, founder and CEO of Insta360. “Like us, Huawei is committed to reinventing photography, and they believe in our products as the best way to introduce users to the future of the camera.”

It is copy of Insta360 Air

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Wunder360 S1 - 3D reconstruction camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20002/wunder360-s1-3d-reconstruction-camera Tue, 03 Jul 2018 17:49:53 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20002@/talks/discussions

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/wunder360-s1-first-3d-scanning-360-ai-camera-vr-adventure#/

http://360rumors.com/2018/07/wunder360-s1.html

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NAB 2018: Insta360 Pro No-Stitching Solution for Adobe Premiere Pro http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19528/nab-2018-insta360-pro-no-stitching-solution-for-adobe-premiere-pro Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:51:10 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19528@/talks/discussions

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Samsung Gear 360 camera, 2017 version http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16676/samsung-gear-360-camera-2017-version Sun, 02 Apr 2017 06:30:42 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16676@/talks/discussions image

Samsung’s New Gear 360 Introduces True 4K Video 360-Degree Content Capture

Updated Design, 15MP Photos and Live Stream Capability Make VR and 360 More Accessible and Easier to Share

Samsung Electronics America Inc. today announced a new Samsung Gear 360, a 4K resolution 360-degree camera, expanding Samsung’s overall virtual reality ecosystem. The new Gear 360 offers enhanced features for producing high-quality content, including a streamlined workflow. Gear 360 is lightweight and compact, with a refined and accessible design to enable everyone to capture life as it happens.

“As consumers turn more to video to share their experiences, we want to deliver accessible and innovative products to make digital content easier to create, share and stream. The Gear 360 is no exception,” said DJ Koh, president of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “The updated Gear 360 continues to expand the horizons of what consumers can experience and share.”

Enhanced Features for High-Quality 360 Content Creation

For the first time, the Gear 360 offers video recording at up to 4K resolution, letting consumers capture and share moments with friends and family. Equipped with 8.4-megapixel image sensors, the Gear 360 can also capture 15MP high resolution images.

When paired with the Gear 360 application, users can control the camera remotely as well as stitch, edit and share content on the go. Whether creating a 360-degree video or still image, users can access various viewing modes, and editing tools to use on their own content.

Always Stay Connected with 360 Social Live Broadcast

Gear 360 introduces real-time content sharing. When Gear 360 is paired with a compatible smartphone, the new device lets users share their moments at 2K resolution to platforms including Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR*.

Expanded Compatibility for More 360 Experiences

Gear 360 is compatible with a selection of third-party accessories through the universal mount on the base of the device. The latest edition of Gear 360 is compatible with Samsung flagship devices including the newly released Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6, and Galaxy S6 edge. Gear 360 offers greater compatibility with iOS devices and Windows®/Mac® computers.

Samsung VR viewing recommended on mobile app or desktop

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) Product Specifications

  • Two CMOS 8.4-megapixel fish-eye cameras
  • Image Processor - DRIMe5s
  • Dual Lens - 4096x2048 (24fps)
  • Image - JPEG
  • Dual Lens stills resolution: 15MP
  • Video - MP4 (H.265)
  • Audio Codec: ACC
  • Format: MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG
  • Memory microSD card (Up to 256GB) – sold separately
  • Video, Photo, Time Lapse Video, Looping Video, Landscape HDR
  • IP53 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
  • Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth v4.1
  • USB 2.0 (Type-C)
  • Dimension 100.6x46.3x45.1 mm
  • Weight 130g
  • Battery 1,160mAh Li-ion
  • Compatibility Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge, *Android 5.0 or later, iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6s Plus, SE, *iOS 10.0 or later, Windows, macOS
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Rylo 360-Degree Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18098/rylo-360-degree-camera Tue, 31 Oct 2017 19:20:31 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 18098@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • Two 208° lenses
  • f/2.8 fixed aperture
  • 4K 30fps 360° video recording
  • 6K panorama photo capture
  • 3.8V 830mAh (3.15Wh) removable battery
  • microSD slot

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Perfect 360 camera wishlist http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19976/perfect-360-camera-wishlist Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:26:44 -0600 MikeLinn 19976@/talks/discussions

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Insta360 Nano S - New 360 VR iPhone camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18677/insta360-nano-s-new-360-vr-iphone-camera Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:56:30 -0700 PauloTeixeira 18677@/talks/discussions image

Specs

https://www.insta360.com/product/insta360-nanos

http://blog.insta360.com/little-giant-insta360-nano-s-launches-with-360-video-chat-4k-video-all-new-multiview-shooting/

Los Angeles, January 8, 2018 – Insta360 today launched the Insta360 Nano S, a compact but powerful camera that instantly turns an iPhone into the ultimate tool for capturing, sharing and communicating in 360°.

Ready to shoot stunning 4K 360° video and 20 MP 360° photos, the Insta360 Nano S introduces 360° Video Chat and the new MultiView feature – allowing users to show multiple angles of a scene simultaneously and share them via a live broadcast or one-on-one chat.

“With the Insta360 Nano, we invented a new category – a 360° camera that lets people capture immersive content straight from their phones. Now, the Nano S is taking that concept in a revolutionary direction,” said JK Liu, Insta360 founder and CEO. “360° Video Chat, and the ability to show multiple views of a scene at once, empower people to communicate their experiences more fully than ever.”

The Insta360 Nano S is a next-level successor to the Insta360 Nano, the groundbreaking 2016 camera that helped establish Insta360 as a global leader in 360° photography.

As with its predecessor, the Nano S connects directly to an iPhone’s Lightning port, converting the phone’s display into a real-time 360° camera viewfinder and allowing for convenient capture, storing, editing and sharing of content via the Insta360 Nano S’ companion app. When creators prefer to use the camera as a standalone device, an onboard memory card slot and rechargeable battery make it easy.

Part chat app. Part teleportation device.

The Insta360 Nano S allows users to make a 360° video call to anyone—regardless of whether the recipient has an Insta360 camera. With a simple swipe gesture, recipients of a 360° video call can freely explore the world from the perspective of their caller.

To start a 360° Video Chat, users can simply generate a link in the Insta360 Nano S app and then send it to a recipient via any chat or social app. When the recipient opens the link in their web browser, they’ll get a real-time 360° view of their caller’s environment. Meetings, travel experiences, and calls to family and loved ones, will never be the same.

It’s you. And the view.

Call it cubism for millennials. MultiView lets users take advantage of 360° video’s unique benefit – capturing in every direction at once – but also gives them the freedom to control a narrative and curate their footage to tell a story in the most effective way.

With five different layouts and up to three simultaneous angles, MultiView allows users to adjust the content of each section of a split-screen layout individually. The level of zoom is also adjustable, so that users can zoom out to see a full 360° view projected as a “tiny-planet” in one frame, while focusing on key subjects in another.

MultiView is perfect for sharing context or scenery while also capturing a creator’s reactions.

The Insta360 Nano S’ MultiView feature can be used for live-streaming and video chat, as well as for editing 360° photos and videos in unique ways to share with friends or followers.

Shoot first. Point later.

The Insta360 Nano S supports Insta360’s industry-leading FreeCapture technology.

With FreeCapture, users can reframe the best parts of a 360° video in a standard rectangular frame. The magic of FreeCapture is in the unique method of framing a shot – users can re-capture a scene by maneuvering their phone in real-time to explore a 360° clip, exactly as though they had returned to that moment in time and were filming it with a standard smartphone camera. It’s a clever inversion of the usual work flow – letting users shoot first and point later.

FreeCapture empowers people to focus on enjoying the moment while they’re actually living an experience, with the assurance that they won’t miss a thing – in any direction. Then, once the experience is over, they can take their time to review and recapture the best bits.

Next-level stabilization.

The Insta360 Nano S isn’t big, so it has to be smart. Rather than bulk up the device with an internal gyroscope, Insta360 engineers decided to give the Insta360 Nano S access to the ultra-precise gyroscope that people already have in their pockets.

The Insta360 Nano S syncs with an iPhone’s onboard gyro, and corrects for every wobble and shake in real time, using an all-new stabilization algorithm. The result is buttery-smooth footage that’s a dream to watch.

Ready to share. Anywhere.

In addition to the new MultiView broadcasting feature, the Insta360 Nano S also offers integrated support for 360° live-streaming on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter (via Periscope), letting users share real-time, interactive views of their worlds.

Users can easily share their favorite photos and videos to any major social or chat app straight from the Insta360 Nano S app – regardless of whether the platform offers native support for 360° content.

For 360°-supporting platforms like Facebook and YouTube, it’s as easy as linking an account and hitting ‘Upload’. For others, such as Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp, the Insta360 Nano S offers a host of ways to convert 360° content into a ready-to-publish form – from customizable 360° photo pan-arounds, to MultiView and FreeCapture edits, to sharing a link to 360° content hosted on Insta360’s free server.

Dark. Light. Whichever feels right.

The Insta360 Nano S comes in two color options – the stylish silver of the original Insta360 Nano and a sleek new matte black.

The Insta360 Nano S has a suggested retail price of $239.00 USD in the U.S. (regional pricing may vary) and is available globally via the Insta360 Store and Amazon.

See the Nano S, plus Insta360 future tech at CES.

From Jan. 9-12, Insta360 will showcase its full line of industry-leading 360° VR cameras at CES in Las Vegas.

Along with a chance to try out the new Insta360 Nano S, visitors will also get an exclusive first look at two never-before-seen innovations from the camera maker. These technologies represent the cutting edge of immersive image capture, and offer a glimpse into the breakthroughs Insta360 has in store for creators.

Insta360’s CES booth is located in the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 1, Booth #21200.

For product images and sample footage of the Nano S, please go to: http://bit.ly/Insta360-NanoS-MediaKit

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GoPro Fusion VR 360 5.7K camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16778/gopro-fusion-vr-360-5.7k-camera Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:23:53 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16778@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 5.2K30 and 3K60 Spherical Video
  • 18MP Spherical Photo
  • GoPro App Compatible
  • OverCapture Allows for Traditional Video Creation from 360 Footage
  • Advanced Stabilization
  • 360 Audio
  • Waterproof to 16ft (5m)
  • Time Lapse Video + Photo, Night Lapse and Burst Modes
  • Voice Control in 10 Languages
  • GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass
  • WiFi + Bluetooth
  • $1000 price

  • OverCapture – Allows to use the 360 video to create a traditional 16:9 video in 1080p resolution, with full control of the perspective.

  • Protune mode: You can set ISO limit and set exposure compensation (+/- 2.0EV).

  • Waterproof up to 16 feet.

  • Voice control similar to GoPro Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session.

  • GPS location tagging

  • Quikcapture: In standby by pressing the shutter button you can quickly capture the moment. Camera automatically wake up the camera and begin recording. Alternatively, you can hold down the shutter button from standby to use Quikcapture with a time lapse photo.

  • Video highlights: You can bookmark highlights in your videos.

  • Intervalometer. The intervals can be as short as 0.5 second to as long as 60 seconds. There is also a separate night lapse photo mode that can take sequential photos with long exposures. This can help create photos of star trails.

  • Voice activated remote: Fusion is compatible with the Remo waterproof voice activated remote for the Hero5 Black.

  • Recording while charging. The side door can be removed to make it easier to connect a USB cable while recording.

  • TWO micro SD cards slots.

They opened pilot program now at https://gopro.com/fusion

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Wunder360 Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19873/wunder360-camera Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:00:55 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19873@/talks/discussions image

Wunder360 Reveals The Whole Picture With New Imaging Technology

Virtual reality imaging specialist, Wunder360, has unveiled its new 360° camera with an all new view pilot, point-to-frame feature for effortless editing, sharing and storage.

Small Wunder

Pocket sized and light weighing only 95g the first of its kind, the surprisingly affordable Wunder360 has a whole host of features to enable effortless photographs and cinematic videos. Innovative on-board stitching technology means that no extra post-production software is needed - this nifty little gadget performs actions such as stitching two fish eye images together with just the click of a button.

The Wunder of you

The Wunder360 has a standard ¼ inch socket for the easy connection of a selfie stick and, for social media addicts, the free Wunder360 App and 5G WiFi band allows footage to be live streamed to Facebook or YouTube quickly and easily.

Integrated ViewPilot and SmartTrack software offers a unique "shoot first, frame later" feature which allows for easy reframing and sharing of 360 degree and standard video footage. Users simply capture the whole event with the high quality camera and then reframe at their leisure, choosing the angle of view and then scrolling the timeline to tag various angles and turn them into seamless, professional footage. The Wunder360 also allows users to follow an object within the frame, leaving the app to automatically generate a video clip - As with a gimbal, the followed object will always remain in the centre of the frame.

Using the latest computer vision technologies to produce 3K videos at 30fps, 1080P at 60fps and 4K photographs, the Inbuilt 9 Axis Gyro Stabilization system means that 360 degree video footage is smooth and shake-free every time for a professional result. It completely changes the way videos are being produced.

The Phantom Clipper feature captures every action in crystal clear 360° detail. Ideal for athletes, dancers and sports people who want to analyse and improve their performance. Revolutionising personal imaging, the Wunder360 allows for professional frame by frame editing and seamless video which can be quickly and easily edited, shared and stored.

Wunder360 is supported by an amazing Free App and most actions will be done via that App, which can be downloaded to iOS and Android phones from the app store or Google store.

Focused on you

Founded in 2014, Wunder360 is a pioneering virtual reality imaging technology provider dedicated to empowering people to capture their memories and experiences through clever, affordable technology.

For more information on Wunder360 visit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0793N31RX

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Insta360 Pro 8K VR Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16312/insta360-pro-8k-vr-camera Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:49:06 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16312@/talks/discussions image

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PanoClip - 360-degree smartphone lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19834/panoclip-360-degree-smartphone-lens Thu, 07 Jun 2018 03:18:12 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19834@/talks/discussions

PanoClip Lets You Shoot 360° and 'Tiny Planets' from Your Phone for $49.99

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The groundbreaking PanoClip launched today, letting anyone effortlessly take 360° photos and "Tiny Planet" shots straight from their phone. Using a cleverly designed dual-lens system, PanoClip snaps instantly onto a smartphone, and then creates a seamless 360° photo by combining images from the front and rear cameras.

Available today to iPhone users for $49.99 USD, PanoClip is the first device of its kind. It pairs perfectly with the cameras people use most -- their phones -- and makes 360° capture easier than ever before. An Android version will be available soon.

Introducing PanoClip: 

How It Works

Traditional 360° cameras use two or more cameras to capture all angles of a scene, before stitching them together into a single image. PanoClip works on the same principle, but thanks to some ingenious tech, it achieves the same result with the two cameras that are likely already in your pocket.

Using PanoClip could not be simpler. Snapping it onto the top of a phone will align its super-wide-angle lenses with the phone's front and rear cameras. Then, all that's left to do is open up the companion app and start taking 360° snapshots.

PanoClip users will never miss a detail, and they'll easily capture vibrant, dynamic scenes with action in every direction, such as music festivals or parties. When users want to focus on a particular part of the action, the screenshot feature lets them re-frame the best angles.

Sharing is effortless, with integrated publishing options for Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and every popular social platform.

Karen Cheng introducing the PanoClip:* 

Your Whole World... But Tinier

Along with capturing immersive 360° scenes that can be explored with a simple finger swipe, PanoClip also unlocks a world of creative possibilities for traditional "flat" pictures, such as the unique Tiny Planet effect.

Tiny Planet shots roll an entire 360° view into a traditional rectangular or square frame, allowing creators to get mind-bending effects that show the world in an all-new way.

How To Make a Tiny Planet (Karen Cheng Tutorial):

Spin View, SkyWarp and Filter Effects

The PanoClip's Spin View feature lets users take advantage of the benefits of 360° photos on any social media platform -- even those that don't natively support 360° content.

Spin View converts 360° snapshots into short, dynamic video clips that showcase the scene in every direction and bend it into eye-catching shapes.

Plus, users can apply the new SkyWarp effect to add a stunning twist to these video clips. For shots taken outdoors, the PanoClip app will automatically detect the horizon, and then swap out the sky with a variety of preset skyscapes that shift and flow in time with a music clip. It's trippy, fun and will make your friends think you've got crazy editing skills.

The PanoClip app also offers a full range of colorful filters, and a variety of stickers to add a creative touch to any 360° scene.

PanoClip is available now at PanoClip.com. Two body configurations, a full and a Lite version, together offer compatibility for iPhone 6/Plus, 6s/Plus, 7/Plus, 8/Plus and X. An Android version is also on the way.

To purchase a PanoClip or learn more, visit PanoClip.com today.

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NCTech iSTAR Pulsar - 60Mp 360 camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19792/nctech-istar-pulsar-60mp-360-camera Sat, 26 May 2018 15:52:03 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19792@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • Four 12.3-megapixel Sony Exmor RS sensors (3042 x 4062 per sensor)
  • Effective resolution: 60.5 megapixels (11000 x 5500)
  • Aperture: f/2.6
  • Field of view: 360 x 145 degrees +/- 5 degrees
  • Uses two Intel Celeron N2240 Processors
  • Frame rate: 7 fps
  • 6-axis IMU with integrated compass, tilt sensor, and GPS
  • Storage: 256 GB SSD
  • Output: mp4, PNG, CAMM
  • IP64 weather resistance
  • Wireless live view and capture over Wi-Fi
  • Dimensions: 118 x 118 x 143mm (191mm with antenna)
  • Weight: 2.1 kg

https://www.nctechimaging.com/istar/

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Google VR Tour Creator http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19674/google-vr-tour-creator Wed, 09 May 2018 19:48:07 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19674@/talks/discussions

https://www.blog.google/topics/education/tour-creator-schools-vr/

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Xiaomi Yi Mijia Sphere 4K VR camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16679/xiaomi-yi-mijia-sphere-4k-vr-camera Sun, 02 Apr 2017 18:53:20 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16679@/talks/discussions image

  • Spherical field of view
  • Photo maximum size is 23,88Mp, 7000 x 3500p
  • 3.5K resolution for videos
  • Ambarella H12 LSI
  • Price similar to Samsung and Theta - $270
  • IP67 water resistance
  • 6-axis stabilization
  • Available by the end of April.
  • 1700 yuan, $250
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Lenovo Mirage Daydream Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18697/lenovo-mirage-daydream-camera Tue, 09 Jan 2018 23:45:04 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 18697@/talks/discussions

  • Two 13-megapixel cameras
  • 4K at 30fps
  • Stream via Wi-Fi
  • $299 price
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NAB 2018: Tascam DR-701D VR Ambient Audio Recording Capabilities http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19610/nab-2018-tascam-dr-701d-vr-ambient-audio-recording-capabilities Tue, 01 May 2018 09:05:13 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19610@/talks/discussions

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Google VR180 app available http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19641/google-vr180-app-available Sat, 05 May 2018 12:02:49 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19641@/talks/discussions image

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NAB 2018: HumanEyes Zone - Place to share your VR content http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19590/nab-2018-humaneyes-zone-place-to-share-your-vr-content Sat, 28 Apr 2018 11:45:57 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19590@/talks/discussions

Zone URL - https://vuze.camera/humaneyes-zone/

More info videos

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Kodak PixPro Orbit360 VR 4K Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16307/kodak-pixpro-orbit360-vr-4k-camera Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:16:53 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16307@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • Dual 20MP CMOS sensors
  • Three multi-view angles:
    • 360° Spherical View: Two integrated curved lenses 155° + 235°
    • 4K Full frame View (Front Mode) w/197° super wide angle lens
    • Hemisphere View (Globe Mode) w/235° angle lens
  • Facebook™ and YouTube™ 360° Photos & Videos
  • Supports microSD card up to 128GB

PR

JK Imaging Ltd., the worldwide licensee for KODAK PIXPRO Digital Cameras and Devices, announced today its 2017 line of digital cameras and devices, featuring an expanded offering within the highly popular and growing 360° VR interactive camera category. This year's lineup will include the brand new KODAK PIXPRO ORBIT360 4K VR Camera, adding yet another option to the award-winning KODAK PIXPRO 360° VR camera family within the highly regarded KODAK PIXPRO brand.

Further expansion of the highly regarded 360° VR Camera category within the 2017 KODAK PIXPRO lineup is proof of JK Imaging's commitment to video enthusiasts worldwide. The expanded line includes the addition of a third 360° VR camera to their popular KODAK PIXPRO lineup, joining the award-winning SP360 4K that has been embraced by creative visionaries and content creators worldwide. The ORBIT360 4K will enter the market with a base MSRP of $499US and will follow the existing KODAK PIXPRO 360° models with optional bundles that include valuable accessories and complimentary PIXPRO software for editing and stitching on Mac and PC's. All KODAK PIXPRO 360° VR camera models are YouTube™ compatible for 360° interactive videos and Facebook™ compatible for 360° photos and videos. The new ORBIT360 4K is aimed at passionate consumers looking to capture their adventures, travel and special moments with 360° video and photos to broaden their options when it comes to capturing memories and sharing them on the go. KODAK PIXPRO cameras are available on: https://store.mypixpro.com.

UK EU PR

JK Imaging Ltd., the worldwide licensee for KODAK PIXPRO Digital Cameras and Devices, today announced the next generation KODAK PIXPRO 4KVR360 Camera, a compact, single-body design to target the rapidly growing 360° VR video consumer market.

The 4KVR360 adopts a minimalist and stylish approach to an all-in-one 360° VR camera, with two 4K fixed focus lenses housed on either side of the futuristic camera body. Each lens is designed to work in tandem, to capture and automatically stitch full 360° 4K video* and easily upload 360° photos and videos to Facebook™ and 360° interactive videos to YouTube™ via the camera’s smart device app on the go.

“The 4KVR360 will join our award winning 360° VR camera line up and is the third 360° camera added to the KODAK PIXPRO portfolio,” said Mariame Cissé, Marketing Director for JK Imaging Ltd. in EMEA. “We are continuing to innovate and lead the interactive 360° VR camera market and are committed to providing multiple devices and options to not only consumers, but also to professional content creators when it comes to choosing a quality 360° VR camera based on their specific needs.”

JK Imaging is no latecomer to the 360° VR party and is considered one of the industry pioneers to bring one of the first 360° VR cameras to market over 2 years ago. As the VR market continues to take the tech sector by storm, JK Imaging is positioned as one of the leading companies to watch. Armed with world-class, hardware and software engineers, their dedicated product planning continues to push the envelope and evolve the 360° VR space.

Award winning hardware is not the company’s only strong suit. JK Imaging takes a very unique approach, by not only developing a streamlined process to capture and share VR videos directly to social media, but also offers value-add accessories and software with their cameras, which is another key differentiator from other companies in the VR camera space. All KODAK PIXPRO 360° cameras in the line include complimentary PIXPRO Editing and Stitching software for both Mac™ and PCs and include an assortment of useful camera accessories and mounts with each camera bundle at no extra cost.

With more and more consumers becoming increasingly tech savvy and personally engaging on a day-to-day basis with 360° videos on their social media feeds and more, they are looking for not only better video quality solutions, but also easier set up and simplified options to multi-camera rigs and countless hours of editing and stitching.

The 4KVR360 features two 20MP CMOS sensors and uses a Micro SD card (up to 128GB, class 10 or higher) to record 360° photos and videos. The 4KVR360 camera incorporates Wi-Fi® and NFC® compatibility for smart device apps to control and view the camera’s feed remotely. The 4KVR360 also features Bluetooth® compatibility in an optional remote control device that can be worn or mounted to the camera’s optional accessories for even easier control for the camera.

JK Imaging anticipates availability of the new 4KVR360 in the first quarter of 2017. The 4KVR360 base model will retail for 499€ and the company will continue to provide their customers with optional bundles that will include useful accessories and software designed to work in tandem with the 4KVR360 camera

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Vuze 3D VR camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15072/vuze-3d-vr-camera Thu, 12 May 2016 09:05:14 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15072@/talks/discussions

$799, comes of extra stuff for preorders

http://vuze.camera/

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Insta360 Nano VR compact camera for iPhone http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16774/insta360-nano-vr-compact-camera-for-iphone Thu, 20 Apr 2017 02:40:26 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16774@/talks/discussions image

  • Works with iPhone 7, 7 plus, iPhone 6/6S, 6 plus/6S plus
  • Dual 210 Degree Fisheye Lenses
  • Portable size
  • Can be used without phone
  • 360 video - 3040x1520 resolution @ 30fps
  • Real-time 360 video/photo sharing on Facebook/WeChat
  • Live streaming
  • Free app
  • 360 player/studio/plugin
  • Comes with VR cardboard box
  • $199 retail, but sales happen from time to time
  • https://www.amazon.com/Insta360-Nano-Seamless-Stitching-iPhone7/dp/B01FY8CHIA
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Insta360 Titan 10K 360 VR Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18734/insta360-titan-10k-360-vr-camera Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:47:45 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 18734@/talks/discussions image

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Insta360 extension for Premiere Pro http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19527/insta360-extension-for-premiere-pro Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:09:08 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19527@/talks/discussions

Los Angeles, April 23, 2018 --- Working in close cooperation with Adobe, Insta360 has developed a new integration for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC video editing software, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®. The integration allows users of Insta360's six-lens professional camera, the Insta360 Pro, to complete every part of their 360° video post-production workflow --- from stitching to editing --- in Premiere Pro.

"A major part of growing the 360° video industry is simplifying post-production, so that pros can use the skills they already have to explore a new medium," said Sue Skidmore, head of partner relations for professional video at Adobe. "We're thrilled that Adobe's flagship video software is now ready to stitch, edit and polish content captured by the industry-leading Insta360 Pro."

The free extension will be released during this quarter to users of Premiere Pro CC 2017 and later.

Introducing "No-Stitch" Editing

Once users install the new Insta360 extension for Premiere Pro, they can directly import Insta360 Pro content into Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

The extension allows users to start editing before ever stitching their original footage, drastically cutting down stitching time at the outset of a project. To accomplish this, it generates a proxy version of the full-quality footage --- a quick-stitched, lower-resolution substitute.

Working with a proxy version instead of the original footage offers some key advantages:

  • Stitching time at the start of a project is greatly reduced --- down to just what's necessary to generate the proxy video.
  • The software can perform smoothly during editing --- without the processor-dragging challenge of navigating and displaying an 8K video file.
  • The video is only compressed a single time, during final export, ensuring maximum image quality. In a traditional workflow, there would be two compressions --- one during initial stitching and one during final export.
  • Users can cut down the proxy version to exactly the parts that are necessary for their project. In the end, only the footage that's used is stitched, avoiding any wasted time spent stitching footage that doesn't make the final cut.

Once the proxy video has been generated, creators can trim it and apply any edits as they normally would in Premiere Pro.

The last step is to export the video. During export, all changes made to the proxy version will be applied 1-to-1 to a full-quality version, and the footage involved will be stitched using Insta360's optimized algorithm.

The upshot is that creators maximize their time, minimize compression, and lump in stitching with the final export, after all of their work is done.

Learn more about the Insta360 Pro at Insta360.com.

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10 tips for shooting 360 videos http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19451/10-tips-for-shooting-360-videos Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:33:25 -0600 MikeLinn 19451@/talks/discussions

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Z Cam V1 3D Camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19401/z-cam-v1-3d-camera Sat, 07 Apr 2018 11:55:04 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19401@/talks/discussions

  • 6K 3D 360 60fps
  • 10 lenses

PR

Z CAM™ today announced the new 10-lens structure Z CAM V1 Professional VR Camera, capable of delivering 7K 30fps / 6K 60fps, stereoscopic 360º VR while allowing closer proximity due to its small form factor. The successful launch of Z CAM V1 Pro Cinematic VR Camera last year has been highly appreciated by VR professionals. Its superb image quality, excellent low-light performance and dynamic range with such a small form factor are best in class. A number of major VR productions have been shot on Z CAM V1 Pro, including the “Elton John – Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Legacy (VR360)“.

“Following the success of Z CAM V1 Pro, which supports 8K 30fps and 4K 60fps, VR professionals have been asking for high frame rates at higher resolution. Z CAM V1 is our answer to that. ​It​ is capable of delivering 6K, 60fps, stereoscopic 360º VR in an even smaller form factor, allowing closer proximity,” said ​Kinson Loo​, ​CEO​ of Z CAM.

​”The 10-lens structure gives a lot of overlap, which is crucial to produce high-quality stereoscopic 360º VR. Furthermore, Z CAM V1 is equipped with an exclusively designed 190º near-perfect equidistant fisheye lens​, with excellent MTF performance providing sharp resolution from its center all the way to outer edges,” added Jason Zhang, Founder & Chairman of Z CAM.

Z CAM WonderStitch stereoscopic stitching software solution is available for Z CAM V1 users for free. Z CAM WonderLive software solution, which leverages the NVIDIA® VRWorks™ 360 Video SDK to enable live streaming high-quality, 360º stereo video, is also available to support live streaming of both mono and stereo 360 VR.

“The ability to get up close to the action and live stream high-fidelity 360º VR from a small form factor takes live event production to the next level,” says Jason Paul, General Manager, Gaming Software and Virtual Reality, NVIDIA. “Our VRWorks 360 Video SDK makes it easy for VR developers and content creators to easily live capture and stitch across 10 lenses for the most amazing live-productions.”

MSRP of Z CAM V1 is USD $8,880, excluding any import tariff and local taxes.

Z CAM is a leader in the professional VR camera market globally, and strives to become a global leader of professional camera in the new media era.

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