Facebook has taken a different approach to the 360 format. They basically split the image into small rectangles and the FB player arranges them in order into a seamless 360 experience. Currently works on Android with iOS version coming in the next months.
The stereoscopic panoramic capture rig created to take your audience on inredible joyrneys. You can check out the video created by the camera below.
The quality and stiching is great, but unfortunately we get blind spots at the top and bottom! This seems a little bit dissapointing considering the camera’s price tag and what companies are behind the project like GoPro and Google.
Odyssey is available in a limited access program. You will need to sign up in oder to purchase the camera. It has a $15.000 price tag and is targeted to producers and professionals.
STEREOSCOPIC PANORAMIC CAPTURE
Records immersive 360˚ 3D video with unrivaled depth perspective for realistic playback on VR devices.
Jump assembler technology results in incredibly realistic video capture of up to 8K30.
All 16 HERO4 cameras are synced down to the pixel level to function as one camera.
Ideal for longer recording times and additional power supply in remote locations.
RUGGED ALL-IN-ONE HOUSING
Designed to withstand the rigors of professional use.
ODYSSEY TECHNICAL SPECS
SIZE + WEIGHT
Dimensions: 294.6mm x 65.8mm
Weight: 6.57kg (14.5lbs)
30 NTSC frames per second, 25 PAL frames per second
Output resolutions (via Jump)
2kx2k over under panoramic MPEG4 video with a bit rate of 150Mbit/s
8kx8k over under panoramic MPEG4 video with a bit rate of 600Mbit/s
h.264 codec, .mp4 file format (after stitch)
16 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (rated at 1160mAh, 3.8V, 4.4Wh) 1
Support for external power(AC/DC) via XLR connector
16 internal microphones: Mono
External microphone support: Stereo supported with 3.5mm Mic Adapter 2 (Zoom H2N external recorder kit included)