More than just a camera, the Nokia Ozo is the world’s first commercially available VR camera. That’s right, this device enables content creators to use products like the Oculus Rift seamlessly with Ozo. It comes equipped with 8 synchronized global shutter sensors working in conjunction with 8 integrated microphones to capture stereoscopic 3D video, as well as truly immersive audio for an unrivaled virtual experience. The included software allows for real-time viewing. Continue reading for more.
3. Sphericam 2
Trying to record 360-degree footage without specialized equipment is quite tricky to say the least, but Sphericam 2 aims to change that. Shaped like a tennis ball, it’s comprised of six cameras in total that each record in stunning 4K resolution, and can stream content directly to your desktop or smartphone over WiFi. Users can also use their mobile app to start/stop recording, monitor the view while recording, transfer, view and edit their footage on-the-fly.
2. DxO One
Love DSLRs, but hate lugging around heavy equipment? DxO One turns your iPhone into a 20.2-megapixel, DSLR-quality camera. Plus, it can also shoot 1080p HD video, and it plugs into your iPhone’s Lightning port, and is controlled through an app, allowing you to use your iPhone as a viewfinder. That’s right, you don’t need to bring any additional accessories. Using the app, you can change various settings, such as depth of field.
1. Panono Panoramic Camera Ball
The Panono Panoramic Camera Ball looks a lot more complex than it really is. Simply put, the sphere boasts 36 miniature cameras concealed within the casing, which when thrown, captures a panoramic image at its highest point in the air. The result is a massive 72-megapixel panoramic picture that lets you see in all directions.