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BoxFish 360 is an underwater 360 camera that thinks outside the box

BoxFish 360 is an underwater 360 camera that thinks outside the box The Boxfish 360 is a professional underwater virtual reality camera by New Zealand underwater company Boxfish Research, releasing next month.“The physics of small sensors, small domes, and light filtered by water simply limits what you can achieve with action cameras underwater,” said Richard Robinson, award winning photojournalist, underwater photographer, and Boxfish 360 tester.

Facebook is developing 360 cameras that let you move with 6 degrees of freedom

Facebook is developing 360 cameras that let you move with 6 degrees of freedom On Wednesday, during the annual F8 conference, the company introduced the Surround 360 x24 and x6, both 360 cameras named for the number of lenses in its sphere-shaped body.Unlike the social media platform’s last 360 experiment, the latest cameras use six degrees of freedom (6DoF) which means users can move through the footage.

A recent ‘Alien: Covenant’ trailer was shot entirely with a GoPro

A recent ‘Alien: Covenant’ trailer was shot entirely with a GoPro The latest installment in the Alien series, set to premiere on May 19, uses point-of-view footage to capitalize on the terror and isolation of forming a new colony on the other side of the galaxy.The action cameras, Scott says, creates both intimate and intense cuts using the first-person point of view.

4K resolution is coming to the popular Ricoh Theta

4K resolution is coming to the popular Ricoh Theta On April 20, the company announced a prototype Theta 360-degree camera, which will be on display at the NAB Shot in Las Vegas from April 24 through April 27.Details on the latest to the Theta lineup are slim — in fact, the camera doesn’t yet appear to even have an official name.

How to pick the right camera for 360 video

How to pick the right camera for 360 video But before we get into specifics, it's important to understand what 360 video is and isn't.And while the Ricoh camera has a solid reputation among users, the new Gear 360 (which now works on iPhones as well as Samsung phones) looks like the stronger pick.

Google launches new camera and better software for its 360 video platform

Google launches new camera and better software for its 360 video platform ) — it's the latest entrant into the ultra-hot 360-video camera space courtesy of Google, and it's called the Yi Halo.The Halo is the next-generation Jump camera.

Say hello to the Halo 8K, 3D 360-degree pro camera that’s super portable

Say hello to the Halo 8K, 3D 360-degree pro camera that’s super portable On April 24, the company launched the Yi Halo, a stereoscopic 8K 360 camera, and the consumer grade Yi 360 VR camera, during the NAB conference in Las Vegas.Those 17 cameras and Jump stitching software work together to create an 8K x 8K resolution at 30 frames per second.

DJI’s redesigned Ronin 2 is ready for bigger cameras, more challenging shots

DJI’s redesigned Ronin 2 is ready for bigger cameras, more challenging shots On Sunday, DJI announced the Ronin 2, a three-axis gimbal with enough heft to stabilize DSLRs and big cinema cameras even while traveling as fast as 75 mph.The Ronin 2 is a complete redesign of the $1,000 Ronin launched in 2015, updated to shoot with bigger gear in more ways with a quicker setup.

Google Unveils Stunning 17-Camera VR Video Rig

Google Unveils Stunning 17-Camera VR Video Rig However, there’s dearth of worthwhile VR video content out there.Today, the company has announced a new and improved VR video rig called the Yi Halo.

Acer debuts the world's first 360 video camera with built-in LTE

Acer debuts the world's first 360 video camera with built-in LTE They're all nice  — in many cases, thinner and faster than what came before — but the biggest surprise product was the company's Holo 360, the world's first 360-degree/VR camera with built-in LTE.I'm not sure why you'd want to make a phone call from a 360-degree camera, but, uh, OK.

The world's fastest camera can capture 5 trillion frames per second

The world's fastest camera can capture 5 trillion frames per second A new camera developed in Sweden is faster than any photography gear on the planet.Conventional cameras, by contrast, top out at around 100,000 frames per second With the new high-speed film camera, the researchers plan to film rapid processes in chemistry, biology, and physics that are otherwise impossible to capture in photos or videos.

Sony’s A7 full-frame mirrorless cameras: Which is right for you?

Sony’s A7 full-frame mirrorless cameras: Which is right for you? The A7 II is a great choice for enthusiasts and amateur photographers moving to their first full-frame camera.The A7 II boasts a hybrid autofocus system that uses 117 phase-detect focus points and 25 contrast-detect points.

After conquering cameras with the NX1, now Samsung may quit them forever

After conquering cameras with the NX1, now Samsung may quit them forever Now, despite rave reviews for the NX1, recent observations suggest Samsung’s first high-end camera may also be its last.The most impressive thing about the NX1 may be that Samsung bothered to make it at all.

What does this button do? A quick guide to understanding your camera’s controls

What does this button do? A quick guide to understanding your camera’s controls It’s almost always located in the same position on all interchangeable lens cameras.Its location may vary from camera to camera, but the “lightning bolt” symbol is universal, so you’ll always be able to find it.

Nest Cam IQ Can Recognize Familiar Faces With its 4K Sensor

Nest Cam IQ Can Recognize Familiar Faces With its 4K Sensor With the announcement of Nest’s new Nest Cam IQ, the company is deploying unique features and vastly improved hardware.The Nest Cam IQ looks much like the Nest Outdoor Cam released last year.

Nikon's Coolpix P900 is the best way to get detailed photos of the moon

Nikon's Coolpix P900 is the best way to get detailed photos of the moon There is no way to talk about Nikon’s excellent, though occasionally frustrating, Coolpix P900 super zoom camera without first addressing the lens.As a result, the 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix P900 is an excellent shooter in a wide variety of scenarios.

RED's $1,600 'holographic' phone is sure to be a disappointment

RED's $1,600 'holographic' phone is sure to be a disappointment Professional camera maker RED announced the world's first holographic phone — the Hydrogen — on Thursday to the surprise of phone geeks everywhere.The Hydrogen is already generating plenty of excitement among RED's rabid fanbase, and yet we don't even know much about the hardware.

RED's Hydrogen One patent drawings reveal how it's really a camera pretending to be a phone

RED's Hydrogen One patent drawings reveal how it's really a camera pretending to be a phone We haven't touched it, and we're not even sure how it'll work, but RED's Hydrogen One phone is so mysterious that even its patent filing drawings are fascinating.The modular phone, which promises to switch between "traditional 2D content, holographic multi-view content, 3D content, and interactive games," looks fairly minimalist in the shadowy photos released so far.

This waterproof wide-angle action cam is the perfect $40 GoPro alternative

This waterproof wide-angle action cam is the perfect $40 GoPro alternative But there are some great alternatives out there like the HD Wide Angle Waterproof Action Cam.This durable, portable little camera gives you all the waterproofing and quality of a GoPro at a fraction of the price.

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS The International Space Station (ISS) has a new resident, but it’s not a human—it’s a drone.The small spherical drone was constructed by Japanese space agency JAXA with a special orientation system that allows it to maneuver around the ISS and capture video.