GoPro, Inc. A US-based Action Camera Manufacturer was making way for its new invention in the field of Virtual Reality Camera. Having introduced many action cameras and virtual cameras for many adventures and realistic shoots the company has immense experience in this area.
As a part of the company’s latest strategy to encourage VR film-makers and enthusiastic fans released its new VR camera and VR platform to support sharing of mesmerizing videos, photos with high quality at 360 degrees. The company had also acquired Apple’s Daniel Coster as the designer & associating with 100 new companies as a part of their new business plans.
At an event named National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas, last week had displayed the latest innovations. Starting with the launch of its new Virtual Reality Camera called Omni Virtual Camera, having a unique array sequence featuring Six GoPro Black cameras. It’s a bit like a Cube having cameras on all faces. The Collaboration of 6 powerful cameras allowing the user to capture 8K videos all sides.
Along with six GoPro Black Cameras, a light weighted aluminium rig is also kept enabling to click high definition action shots. The OMNI VR Camera is waterproof and can be used during adventurous outdoor activities like Water Surfing and Snow Boarding.
The Company also unveiled its new platform GoPro VR new platform which is a combination of website & app that supports Android and IOS. The new Platform allows users to exhibit VR content and share it globally.
As a part of its latest development, a surfing video is also being released at the event in which two surfers were showing their skills at a sea. The stunning video with high definition clarity with a 360-degree view would thrill the VR enthusiasts.
The Official Price of OMNI is $5000 which includes memory cards, cables & Kolor software.it is very affordable when compared to the GoPro Odyssey, having 16 cameras worth $15000. Even after the inclusion of 6 Hero cameras the price is still reasonable. If you already owns the cameras the rig alone can be bought at $1500
Along with the GoPro VR a wireless live streaming tool known as LIVE VR is also being launched at the same event. It would be available with all devices of GoPro and it is installed with the current VR platform. The live streaming system is a part of their collaboration with Moto GP and would stream more sport activities. At first the videos of Sponsored athletes would be telecasted later would go with general videos too.
With Out rolling of expensive VR headsets like Facebook’s Oculus Rift & HTC vive now enforcing the market for providing both the software and hardware developments. There is an apparent urgency for the development of games and more VR tools as well as its content soon.
The development of Affordable VR headsets would make it reach the ordinary people too. OMNI VR Camera will be available for Pre-Booking on the Company’s official website GoPro.com from Monday.