GoPro’s first 360-degree camera, the Fusion, is hitting cabinets in November at $699.
The corporate showcased the brand new tool and its 360 features on a large planetarium display in San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences museum. We were given a sneak top at the tool again in June however main points have been gentle. Today, we’re getting a better glance at the primary GoPro that captures the entirety round you.
The tool captures five.2K round content material at 30fps and captures a extra delightful 60fps at 3K. You’ll additionally be capable of seize 18MP stills with the tightly-designed camera. Otherwise, the Fusion is water resistant as much as five meters in intensity. The camera is designed to paintings with maximum mounts.
Spherical content material isn’t an unprecedented road for GoPro customers, apart from prior to this unlock, taking pictures 360 has required customers to frankenstein more than one GoPro’s in combination in other instructions and depend at the corporate’s Omni sewing tool to make the magic occur.
The corporate’s new OverCapture characteristic will be sure that the Fusion does greater than spit out spheres, permitting you to “recapture” and proportion your pictures in a extra conventional mounted viewpoint video. The mode will have to give editors extraordinary skills to edit in post-production, no longer most effective changing the pictures however opting for the body itself, permitting customers “to see something you missed,” Woodman says.
This for sure turns out like one thing that are meant to be beautiful time-intensive, however using the GoPro app, customers are in a position to make use of the corporate’s smartphone app to to seize the window they would like simply by preserving the telephone up and panning throughout the round seize.
The round camera is coming in at a hefty worth level, however we’ll see how the efficiency stacks up with some hands-on time nowadays.