360° Cameras For 360° Video’s With Beautiful Virtual Reality Experience

We are entering a new era. Viewing ordinary videos is over and now you can watch videos in 360 or virtual reality. 360° videos or VR  videos is a wonderful experience and gives you so much more information, it gives you the feeling of being in the middle of the action.

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But how do you make your own 360 degree video? You can do this with a standard video camera or a photo standard camera. Then go stitch all the images, this is something we did years ago to create virtual tours for Real Estate. Today, al this is in the past, you just grab your 360 camera and shoot the footage.

There are several cameras on the market. Below is a list of 360 degree cameras, enjoy.

The Theta S is a high-spec model that captures all of the surprises and beauty from 360°.Beauty as far as the eye can see, and a breathtaking sense of presence making you feel you are “right there, right now”.

From still images to long movies (max. 25 minutes long), record your memories in a vivid, high resolution 360° world.  The new RICOH THETA S gives you even higher quality and performance.

Price range: $349.95

Tech Specs:

  • Capture everything, up to 25 minutes of video, live streaming
  • Object distance: Approx. 10cm (from front of lens)
  • Shooting mode: Still image: Auto, shutter priority, ISO priority, manual, Video: Auto
  • Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 – +2.0EV, 1/3EV step)
  • ISO:Still image: ISO 100 to 1600, Video: ISO 100 to 1600, Live streaming: ISO100 – 1600
  • Lithium ion battery (built in)
  • Approx. 260 photos
  • Image file format: still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant, Video: MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
  • Micro USB terminal: USB 2.0
  • Dimensions:44 mm (W) x 130 mm (H) x 22.9 mm (17.9 mm)

An innovative camera capable of capturing 100% of the spherical range in photo and video (bubls), without any blind spots. The Bublcam is an end to end technology solution allowing you to capture, view and share bubls through its hardware, web and mobile apps. It also includes features for HDR and time lapse photos.

The package includes:

  • The Bublcam
  • Real-Time Image Stitching Software
  • Bubl Xplor App (mobile application): Capture, upload, view and share bubls
  • Bubl Cloud (web application): Upload, view and share bubl

Full camera control is available directly from the Bublcam or remotely via the mobile app for iOS or Android. You can trigger capture from another room or preview your content via the live stream.

Price range: $799

Tech Specs:

  • Dimensions: 80mm (3.14″) diameter, circular

Weight: Bublcam: 280g

  • STORAGE On board: MicroSD/SDHC, Supports: 4GB – 32GB Class 10, UHS-1 microSD card
  • Optics: Aperture f/2.0, Field of view 4 lenses *190° FOV, focal length 1.2mm

Video mode:

  • multiplex 30fps (1440p*1440p) 15fps (1920p*1920p)
  • Equirectangular 30fps (1984*992) 15fps (2688p*1344p)

Image mode:

  • Multiplex (3840p x 3840p)
  • Equirect (5376p x 2688p)

  • Nokia OZO

The Nokia OZO is a slick looking camera, with it’s 8 sensors and 8 microphones it will be a high end camera but this might relate into a high end price tag too.

Capturing 360° spherical video and 360×360 surround sound with unique interactive monitoring, OZO increases both the quality and efficiency of Virtual Reality production.

One single video file stores all video and audio data in perfect sync. One output cable. One power and memory cartridge.

OZO’s real-time monitoring and wireless control software simultaneously displays all camera viewpoints, and allows precise sensor adjustments on the fly.

See and hear everything OZO captures via the unique Virtual Reality monitor output, providing directors real-time interactive feedback of cast performances.

Price range: $60.000

Tech Specs:

  • Video Sensor Array: Eight, synchronised, 2K x 2K sensors
  • Video Area Coverage: Full-spherical, 360 x 180 degrees
  • Lens Angle of View: 195 degrees per lens
  • Relative Aperture: f/2.4
  • Capture Frame Rate: 30.00 fps
  • Weight: 4.2kg / 9.3lbs including Battery
  • Dimensions – camera head only: 264 x 170 x 160mm / 10.4 x 6.7 x 6.3″

  • Giroptic

This camera looks like a gadget straight from Star Wars with a price tag aimed at end consumers. Without the need of additional editing software. You can even attach it as a lightbulb on the ceiling.

The GIROPTIC 360cam instantly captures your greatest moments from all angles. Powered by the GIROPTIC 360 Virtual Sensor Technology, the 360cam is the first and only 360 camera able to record full spherical photos and videos as a .jpg or .mp4 file, without any software or post-processing.

Designed with quality and simplicity in mind and inspired by high-end DSLR cameras, the 360cam is combining the lightness and durability of magnesium alloy with the soft touch and shock-resistance of rubber. The 360cam is a beautiful, yet highly technical, device. Rugged and waterproof, the GIROPTIC 360cam can come with you anywhere.

The GIROPTIC 360cam is paving the way to virtual reality, producing content that can be played back on any screen and device without any processing.

Comes with GPS, WIFI and Gyroscope and for us action water-action-freaks, it is waterproof.

Price range: $499

Tech Specs:

  • Video: 2K 25-30fps
  • Photo: 4K 3fps
  • FOV: 360 degrees
  • Compact and rugged: 6,9cm x 6,9cm, 180g / 6,3oz, Waterproof (IPX 8)
  • Available modes: Video (25/30 fps) , Photo (self-timer / HDR), Burst (up to 3 fps), Timelapse (5 to 60sec), Live (over built-in Wi-Fi or POE base)
  • Custom optics: 3 x 185° ultra wideangle optics, Ultra-sharp 6 elements glass lens, Fixed f/2.8 apeture, Total FOV 360° x 300°
  • Advanced video capture settings: 3 microphones for 3D audio, Gyroscope + accelerometer for image stabilization
  • Stitching and format: Unique live stitching technology, Video: 2k @ 30fps / h.264 – mp4, Photo: 4k / jpeg