Garmin VIRB 360-degree camera with 5.7K resolution : Another 360-degree camera has entered the market. Garmin announced the VIRB 360, a compact, rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera. The Garmin VIRB 360 rugged camera has a suggested retail price of $799.99 and is expected to be available in June 2017. The waterproof 360-degree camera captures impressive high-quality video up to 5.7K / 30fps, with four built-in microphones to ensure everything sounds as good as it looks in any direction. Videos are easily uploaded for editing or sharing instantaneously. The Garmin VIRB 360 camera uses replaceable microSD memory cards of up to 128GB. Whether users are kayaking down river rapids or mountain biking through rough terrain, the VIRB 360’s 4K Spherical Stabilization makes every video smooth and steady.
360-degree augmented reality
With the VIRB 360, users capture video with automatic in-camera stitching up to 4K / 30fps. Taking advantage of its built-in GPS and numerous other sensors, the VIRB 360 provides owners with customizable G-Metrix data overlays in a captivating 360-degree augmented reality setting.
Garmin offers a free downloadable VIRB Mobile app and desktop software to edit, stabilize, share and add data overlays to any VIRB 360 video content - features that make the VIRB 360 easier to use than most other 360 cameras. (Ricoh, Nikon, YI Technology and Samsung)
Voice control options
Boasting conveniently simple one-touch button controls, the Garmin 360 camera also incorporates helpful voice control options to start and stop recordings, snap photos and more. And to make the most of “in-the-moment” experiences, the Gamin VIRB 360-degree camera features livestream capabilities to post to YouTube or Facebook Live with a compatible smartphone or tablet.
The Gamrin VIRB 360 waterproof camera offers a rechargeable, one-hour battery life while recording. Even more impressive, whether it’s a family event or a rigorous journey, the Garmin 360 camera is built to withstand overheating and wet conditions.
Beyond video, the VIRB 360 can take stitched-in-camera, 360-degree, 15 megapixel spherical photos. Photo modes include single capture, burst shooting, and time lapse. Additionally, the camera is equipped with a sunlight-readable display for users to identify battery life, storage capacity and video modes.
Compatible with virtual reality headsets
Offering a wealth of flexibility and range, the Garmin VIRB 360 camera is compatible with industry-leading virtual reality headsets and live playback through the free VIRB Mobile app. What’s more, the camera is compatible with Apple iOS and Android smart devices, and comes with its own unique tripod / handgrip.
The Garmin VIRB 360 rugged video camera supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ANT+, and Near Field Communications (one-tap connection with Android devices) connectivity.
Garmin camera segment
The Garmin VIRB 360 is the latest from the consumer automotive and camera segment of Garmin, the worldwide provider of portable GPS navigation devices for automobiles, motorcycles & trucks.
The company’s user-friendly navigation and action camera solutions have innovative features that provide time- and fuel-saving benefits to meet the demands of everyday driving and outdoor living.