New 360° cameras are all around!

Which one should you buy? Rico Theta SC, Nikon Keymission 360, Nico 360 and others

HoloBuilder
Nov 2, 2016 · 6 min read
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Don’t worry —regular 360°-cameras need a little less space in your bag

UPDATE: If you are looking for a list of cameras that are currently compatible with HoloBuilder’s JobWalk App, please click here.


How does a 360°-camera work?

Magic? It´s not that difficult as you might think. All the (true) 360° cameras have at least two lenses facing in different directions. If there only two lenses, they face in opposite directions. Each of them has a fisheye lens to get an 180-degree field of view. When you take a picture, the device will shoot a picture for each lens and assembles them together. The process of linking these two pictures is called stitching. You will get an equirectangular image that looks like the one at the top. With an easy-to-use web application like HoloBuilder, allows you to create and share interactive 360° experiences like this one. This is cannot only be fun in your leisure time but also highly useful in professional contexts like job site documentation in construction projects or virtual walkthroughs of real estate properties.

Insta360 Nano

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The Insta360 Nano (Image courtesy of Insta360)

Ricoh Theta SC

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Ricoh Theta SC (Image courtesy of Ricoh)

Samsung Gear360

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The Samsung Gear360 with accessories (Image courtesy of Samsung)

Nico360

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The Nico360 Camera (Image courtesy of Nico360)

Nikon KeyMission 360

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Nikon KeyMission 360 (Image courtesy of Amazon)

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http://www.holobuilder.com − Construction Progress Management Platform powered by 360° Photo Capture. Find us in the Valley, San Francisco and Aachen, Germany.

HoloBuilder

It’s all about enterprise-ready Construction Progress Management, powered by 360° Photo Capture.

HoloBuilder

Written by

http://www.holobuilder.com − Construction Progress Management Platform powered by 360° Photo Capture. Find us in the Valley, San Francisco and Aachen, Germany.

HoloBuilder

It’s all about enterprise-ready Construction Progress Management, powered by 360° Photo Capture.

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