Recently appearing on Indiegogo, the Nico360 is heralded as the world’s smallest virtual reality (VR) camera. It measures 1.8 in. x 1.8 in. and weighs 109g. Groomed for outdoor shooting, the waterproof and washable camera delivers a 32-Mpixel resolution, also said to be the highest available for a VR camera. Priced at $149, Nico360 allegedly costs about one third of the price of the established Samsung Gear 360.
The Nico360 measures 1.8 in. x 1.8 in. and weighs 109g.
Nico360 is the creation of Shanghai-based technology startup Nicovr. The company’s mission is to provide professional VR cameras to everyone and it has partnered with Microsoft and Xilinx to deliver the VR SoC solution to a global audience. As a result, the camera allows 360-degree LIVE VR video streaming with image stabilization for sharing video through a variety of social media sites with no software or app necessary.
Specifically groomed for outdoor use, Nico360 can be strapped to user’s hands, a bike, or a car. It is waterproof and fully washable with no need to buy a waterproof case. Features include Adobe RAW/DNG output, 32 GB of internal storage, and the 360° live streaming feature that doesn’t require software or apps, 1440P WQHD video recording, micro SD port for additional storage space, MPEG-4 H.264 encoding, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac 2.4G/5G, Bluetooth enabled, a USB port, and Free iOs and Android apps are available.
The Nico360 is available now for pre-order on Indiegogo. Shipping in August, price is $149. A limited number of cameras are available on Indiegogo priced 40% off at $99 for the super early bird special. Once those are gone, the price will go up to $119, with final retail pricing at $149. A free Nico360 iOS and Android app is available for sharing videos and photos.
For more information, see the website: http://www.nico360.com
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