Kandao QooCam: 4K 360° and 3D 180° Camera, now on Kickstarter

Kandao QooCam: 4K 360° and 3D 180° Camera, now on Kickstarter

Those who have read Apple World Today for any length of time know that I have a real fondness for 360° spherical VR cameras. Combined with viewing the photos or video on a smartphone or tablet and just moving it around in space, or using a VR headset to view the content, they immerse the viewer in a complete spherical image -- it's just like being there! A new Kickstarter is underway to manufacture the world's first interchangeable 4K 360° & 3D camera -- the Kandao QooCam

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GoPro Fusion: Full review of the new 360° VR action camera

GoPro Fusion: Full review of the new 360° VR action camera

I’m a very avid VR photographer who started by taking 360° spherical photos with iPhone apps, then moved to an iPhone-controlled Ricoh Theta S camera a few years ago. The photos and videos I have taken are quite popular; as a Google Street View photographer I have 10.8 million views! But as a photographer I always strive to improve my imagery, and the Theta S had two issues — first, images always seemed to be low resolution and grainy, and second, in bright sunlight there’s always a bright purple-red lens flare. The quest for better 360° photos led me to the new GoPro Fusion (US$699.99).

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