Are you a fan of panorama photography? Well, Ricoh is allegedly preparing a surprise for you. The company is developing a new Theta camera which is set to become the third generation in its series. The new device will be revealed during the first days of September along with an improved design as well as better specifications.
Ricoh has announced its follow-up to the Theta camera that records 360-degree panoramic photos. The brand new Ricoh Theta m15 comes with more color options and faster WiFi. However, the camera is now capable of capturing 360-degree videos for up to three minutes. Look for this camera in a store near you as of November 14.
Panono is one of the most interesting cameras that have ever come out of a crowd-funding platform. The device can be thrown in the air and its 36 built-in cameras will all capture a shot at the same time. The shots will be stitched together and create a single, spherical 108-megapixel photo. Panono will start shipping in spring 2015.
Following the success of our initial article about websites where you can find the best gigapixel panoramas, we have created “part II” of our series. Check out this article in order to find out more about six websites consisting of gigapixel photography projects, as they are worth seeing and will keep you busy for days to come.
The latest exciting project to come out of Kickstarter consists of the so-called 360cam. It has been developed by Giroptic and it consists of a digital camera with three lenses capable of capturing videos at full HD resolution and with a 360-degree field-of-view. It’s WiFi-enabled, but read on to find out its entire specs list.
Gigapixel panoramas are giving users the possibility of exploring places and cities that are otherwise inaccessible to them. The internet is a big thing and sometimes you can get lost. Well, here is our top list containing six websites where you can find thousands of great gigapixel panoramas and images.
A team of former Apple employees has unveiled the CENTR camera. It consists of a device with the shape of a doughnut that features four image sensors. The CENTR camera will stitch the footage together in order to create amazing 360-degree panoramic videos at 4K resolution. This device is available now on Kickstarter!
Have you ever wanted a camera that captures all the action around you? Well, now is the perfect time to do so as the Bublcam is available through Kickstarter. The device consists of a 360-degree camera that shoots both panoramic photos and videos, as well as an impressive and lightweight design which is great for all sorts of purposes
A couple of math professors propose in a paper published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics a new approach for image stitching. Their research is poised to improve panoramas, which are a hot topic in today’s photography world.
Back when Ricoh unveiled an omnidirectional camera concept, the whole world has been puzzled by the company’s great idea. Now, that device is here and it is called Ricoh Theta. It bears a different design when compared to the original concept, but underneath it is still a shooter capable of taking 360-degree panorama photos.
Photographer Jeffrey Martin and Fujitsu Technology Solutions have worked together at creating the world’s second largest photo ever. It has been captured from the top of the Tokyo Tower. The Tokyo panorama measures 150-gigapixel and it has a width of 600,000 pixels. If it were to be printed, then it would be about 328-feet long.
Boston-based Steve Hollinger has an idea about how the camera can be reimagined. His solution is called Squito and it consists of a throwable camera ball, which captures stabilized videos as well as 360-degree panorama photos. Its purpose is to provide additional information in search and rescue scenarios or just for fun.
A new gigapixel photo has appeared on the web, showing another European city in its full glory. It measures 34 billion pixels and more than 2,600 individual shots taken with a Canon 1D X have been used for it. This is Czech Republic’s capital city, Prague, and it looks simply amazing.
Panoramas are great and NASA knows this, so its researchers have decided to compile a gigapixel shot of Mars by stitching together about 900 RAW images. All photos have been sent from the Red Planet by the Curiosity rover, which has captured them in the fall of 2012, while being in the “Rocknest” area.
Don’t you simply love those panoramas made to look like tiny planets? They are wonderful and they look better when they are captured from impressive heights. Well, the one which depicts a 360-degree view of Dubai tops them all, as it has been captured from the pinnacle of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa.