Nokia has unveiled a virtual reality camera called OZO. Unlike other VR capturing devices, such as GoPros and Samsungs, this one isn’t in a flat circle with cameras around it. OZO is a spherical ball with shutters all around.
OZO captures stereoscopic 3D video through eight synchronized global shutter sensors and spatial audio through eight integrated microphones. Software built for OZO enables real-time 3D viewing, with an innovative playback solution that removes the need to pre-assemble a panoramic image - a time-consuming process with solutions currently in the marketplace.
OZO’s filmed content can be published for commercially available VR viewing hardware such as head mounted displays, with immersive, full 360-degree imaging and spatially accurate original sound. Head over the Nokia OZO’s official website for more details, with a slated release date for the fall.
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