Facebook wants to fill our video wall at 360 degrees. And this new camera is confirmed. In the F8 developer conference Facebook presented "Surround 360" , a camera 360 degrees will not be available in stores, it's just a design open to anyone who wants construct or modify code. Shaped like a UFO, and recording 360 degrees, this camera is capable of creating content for virtual reality.
Facebook says Surround 360 is the best camera designed such, thanks to the integration of hardware and software created by themselves. The device has 17 cameras that record up to 8K . According to its creators, you can hold out for "several hours" without heating. In addition, next to the cameras with fisheye at the top and bottom is achieved see what we see around without the support of the camera itself.
Another point in favor is that thanks to its technology 'genlock', allows you to synchronize all cameras without us having to do almost any post - production work. It sounds good right? Here comes the trick: according to its engineers, it is estimated that the construction of the camera cost about $ 30,000 .
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