Camera lovers, have you heard about the 360fly camera– The camera that lets users to “live life uncropped”?
This device takes photography to the next level. It gives you the power to capture and share your life in fully, interactive 360° HD videos—then edit, enhance and share content instantly from your mobile device, across social media (Facebook and YouTube).Though the 360fly camera is supported on Facebook and YouTube, this device has technical issues that blocks its videos from being compatible, on the platform. Developers are aware of the issues and are hoping to rectify the problem. Until then, video captured on the 360fly can only be viewed on its 360fly app or website.
INFINITE FOCUS SHOTS
360fly captures things that even the human eye can’t, because its singular lens allows for infinite focus! Videos are taken in a 360 degree horizontal by 240 degree vertical angle–which makes it the widest viewing camera in the world. This camera is designed to shoot in a way that makes viewers feel as though they are experiencing imagery firsthand. The 360fly camera is a 61mm sphere that looks similar to a tennis ball. The device can be worn or mounted.
It is sweat, rain, liquid, sand and dust resistant- providing protection for any activity or situation. Its Bluetooth LE interface allows for easy pairing with compatible IOS and Android devices. It offers remote control features via smartphone (with the 360fly app) which includes: camera viewfinder, on/off recording button, editor, and storage. It is also important to note that this device operates for 2+ hours, on a fully charged battery (FYI: It takes 2.5 hours to fully charge the camera.)
In Peter Adderton’s, 360fly CEO, interview with CNBC he emphasized to viewers that he wants the camera to be recognized for its distinguished development. Where its often-assumed-competitor, GoPro, covers high end 360 cameras, the 360fly camera brings innovation by designing a device that captures what’s “around them and what’s up and down, besides them as well” as well as what they brand is doing for virtual reality.
The 360fly – Panoramic 360° HD Video Camera is currently available for purchase at Best Buy for $399. In September, BestBuy received first-dibs to release this product for preorder. Check it out for yourself.