We’d like to extend our congratulations to GoPro for taking home our Best 360-degree Video Rig of NAB 2016 award for the GoPro Omni. The Omni holds six GoPro HERO 4 Blacks in a camera cage specifically designed for capturing immersive video.
When combined in post-production, the six individual video files produce a 360-degree spherical video file with a resolution of up to 8K. More than simply hold the cameras in the correct arrangement, the Omni uses smart synchronization between all six cameras, promising precise camera positioning and easy identification of the source camera for each video file. This ensures that the six video streams can be easily stitched together in post-production for a seamless spherical image.
Stitching together the final image is made even more accessible with the included Autopano Video Pro and Autopano Giga software.
The 120mm cube is compact enough for a variety of shooting scenarios, while aluminum construction makes for lightweight durability. Omni is powered using either in-camera batteries, or you can use an external power supply for longer recording sessions.
The GoPro Omni will be available in August for $1,500, or as part of an all inclusive bundle with six HERO4 Blacks, microSD cards, and external battery and more for $5,000 Get more information at www.gopro.com.