Los Angeles — Theater in the round enthusiasts looking to experiment with new 360-degree camera technology will find a high value option waiting for them at leading retailers beginning today.
J.K. Imaging – licensee of the Kodak Pixpro camera brand, said it is now shipping its SP360 360-degree digital action camera in bundle pricing beginning at a $349 suggested retail.
The Kodak Pixpro SP360 allows capturing 360-degree HD videos and fully immersive images.
The SP360 Action Cam is small enough to fit in a palm and features a unique dome-shaped fixed lens that captures 360-degree HD videos (30fps) that can
be shot and viewed from multiple vantage points including: 360-degree panorama, front (212 degree), split with 180-degree front and rear views simultaneously, dome (214 degree) and ring/sphere (360 degree) modes.
Included with the camera is de-warping app software for Mac- or PC-based systems, allowing owners to edit their content post capture.
Once the HD video is downloaded from the SP360 to a computer, users have the ability to pan and select viewing angles with in the frame and save them as new video files. Users can also select individual frames from different viewing perspectives in the HD video and save them as high-resolution still photos.
The camera includes a motion sensor setting to automatically trigger recording when it detects movement, to assist in hands-free operation. It is also Wi-Fi enabled and allows quick connection to a smart phone, smart device or personal computer (iOS 6, Android 4.0, Mac OS X10.9, or Windows 8/7 systems or higher) to act as an additional method of remote
The SP360 Action Cam is splash proof, freezeproof (-10°c), shockproof (2m), and dustproof and is compatible with a microSDHC memory cards, Class
6 or higher and up to 32GB capacity. The camera is sold with three different accessory bundles including: the Explorer bundle ($349), the Aqua bundle for watersports ($349) and the Extreme Accessories bundle ($399). The latter includes: a bar mount for multiple mounting options; flat adhesive mount for skate or paddle board; curved adhesive mount head strap; helmet mounts; surfboard
adhesive mount; suction cup mount; extended arms; quick clip; tethers; clear standard mount housing and clear waterproof housing.