The Nokia Ozo is the world’s first VR camera you can actually buy.
The device is not a simple camera – it enables content creators to seamlessly use products like the Oculus Rift.
The gadget comes equipped with 8 synchronized global shutter sensors working in conjunction with 8 integrated microphones. Those capture not only stereoscopic 3D video but also immersive audio – for a matchless virtual experience. The concomitant software allows for real-time viewing.
3. Sphericam 2
The Sphericam 2 is shaped like a tennis ball. And that is no coincidence – its aim is to record 360-degree footage without specialized equipment.
The device actually has six cameras in total – each able to record in stunning 4K resolution. The footage can be streamed directly to your desktop or smartphone via WiFi.
Users can also use their mobile app to start/stop recording, monitor the view while recording, transfer, view and edit their footage on-the-fly.
2. DxO One
DxO One can turn your iPhone into a 20.2-megapixel, DSLR-quality camera. The compact device is perfectly able to shoot 1080p HD video.
It plugs into your iPhone’s Lightning port and is controlled through an app. Thus, via the app, you can use your iPhone as a viewfinder while also changing various settings, such as depth of field.
1. Panono Panoramic Camera Ball
The Panono Panoramic Camera Ball boasts 36 miniature cameras concealed within the casing. When thrown, it captures a panoramic image at its highest point in the air. The result is a massive 72-megapixel panoramic picture that lets you see in all directions.