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GoPano Micro for the iPhone 4 enables 360° video recording

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GoPano Micro for the iPhone 4 enables 360° video recording
Are you ready to take 360° videos with your iPhone 4? While it's not on the market quite yet, the GoPano Micro is a 360° lens attachment that will make that possible.

You simply attach the GoPano Micro to your iPhone 4, and the 360° lens on top will take simultaneous video of everything around you. While recording, you can pan around, by swiping, to view a particular angle, but you can pan at will throughout any subsequent recording.

The included GoPano app will allow you to post your 360° videos, share them with your friends, and view the videos of other users. It also includes some demo videos to showcase the utility of a 360° recording, i.e. live sports, special events.

GoPano posits that "360° video will become as important in broadcasting as sound was to silent movies or color television was to black & white". But in the meantime, you can capture every angle of your next journalistic or artistic endeavor.

GoPano has secured their US$20,000 in funding necessary to build the GoPano Micro, but you can reserve one of their first production models by contributing $50 on Kickstarter.com. Once they hit the retail market, GoPano plans to charge $80 per unit.

source: Kickstarter via Engadget

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posted on 06 Apr 2011, 05:41

1. android_hitman (unregistered)

that's amazing .. really.. even for me, an apple hater :)

posted on 06 Apr 2011, 09:38

2. AndroidTroll (Posts: 359; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)

360 video is cool but only on a proper camera. At 2:30 the guy is a bit creepy lololol

posted on 06 Apr 2011, 16:51

3. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

Interesting??? we are to lazy to rotate cameras now??? x) its a joke dont hate

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