Sphericam 2 is the first Ultra HD connected camera capable of 360° filming: the combination of six cameras filming at the same time, directed in several different directions, with six lenses recording the images simultaneously.
She's got all the makings of a great !
A size of less than 10 cm, a weight of 400 grams, an autonomy of 1 hour to 1h30 continuously, six lenses and six compartments designed to hold microSD cards and integrating WiFi allowing wireless access to videos, 4 microphones to capture sound in all directions, advanced technology to view content, edit or even trigger recording remotely: this is the camera we've been waiting for!
Equipped with six synchronized lenses, auto-stabilizer and GPS, the Sphericam 2 captures video at up to 4096 x 2048 pixels at 30 or 60 frames per second.
Once recorded, the videos can be viewed on a tablet, computer, smartphone or virtual reality headset such as the Google Cardborad or Oculus Rift.
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It will also be possible to control the camera from any terminal and especially to start or stop video recording, change view options or share and edit videos in real time thanks to the dedicated application. The spherical camera can be attached to a tripod, a monopod or an arm, provided by the brand.
According to Jeffrey Martin, the American CEO of Sphericam and who developed the design, the current version of the camera is in full evolution since the team wants to bring improvements, accessories, especially for underwater use, ... Jeffrey wanted to realize ". an object of beauty and contemplation, not another one of those ugly technological things. I wanted us to be able to put it in the middle of a dining room and think it's beautiful.
Estimated selling price: $1,399. Marketing date: December 2015.
Sphericam 2 is the subject of a campaign on the platform Kickstarter until the end of July.