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VUZE Turns Virtual into Consumer Reality 3D 360 VR Camera

By A Beauty Feature @abeautyfeature

The era of 3D 360 VR movie making just became a consumer reality at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, with Summertime, the first 3D VR short to be shot with a consumer camera debuting at Next Marché du Film, Festival de Cannes.  It was shot with VUZE, the world’s first consumer 3D 360 VR camera and software studio, which also begins pre-orders today at the remarkable price of $799 (US). VUZE is unlike anything currently available thanks to its ability to capture both 3D and 2D VR content using a point-and-shoot camera. It also eliminates the need for lengthy post-production as it is able to stitch, edit and deliver VR videos in moments and at the touch of just one button.

Winner of the Last Gadget Standing at the 2016 internationally renowned Consumer Electronic Show, VUZE has been highly anticipated since for the first time it puts ordinary consumers as well as professional photographers and movie makers on an equal footing to create VR regardless of their budgets or technical know how.

VUZE turns virtual into consumer reality 3D 360 VR camera

VUZE turns virtual into consumer reality 3D 360 VR camera

Available at Vuze Camera for $799, the pre-order bundle includes everything a person needs to capture and relive every part of the world around them in breathtaking detail. While people need to register a pre-order to secure this price, no payments will be taken until shipping begins in the fall. The bundle includes:

  • VUZE camera – a sleek attractive design within a point-and-shoot form-factor makes VUZE incredibly easy-to-use. Highly portable, lightweight and ergonomically designed, VUZE can fit into most trouser pockets!
  • Software Studio – offering near real-time processing and state-of-the-art stitching and at the push-of-a-button.
  • VR headset
  • A purposely engineered “selfie stick” which cleverly transforms into a tripod
  • Detachable, multiple purpose handle for additional holding options
  • Stylish carrying case for easy transportation and safe keeping

VUZE is a game changer for VR. It is like having two cameras in one, since it can easily generate 3D and 2D content and can seamless switch between both outputs. With 8 Full HD cameras for 2D content, it boasts superior quality to existing 2D 360 cameras, which typically use 2 to 4 cameras. Costing just $799, VUZE is truly a consumer option and at a fraction of the price of current 3D VR cameras that include the Nokia OZO ($60,000), the recently announced Facebook Surround 360 ($30,000) or Google Jump ($15,000).

VUZE turns virtual into consumer reality 3D 360 VR camera

It produces VR content in minutes with the VUZE Studio, which uses a powerful algorithm that automatically carries out a host of complex editing and stitching functions such as camera calibration, vignette, fisheye and perspective correction. This is done in moments and at a touch-of-a-button.  Once created, people can share this content on any VR platform such as YouTube or Facebook or any VR headset.  The VUZE software will automatically optimize the content for the platform with just one click.

“With VUZE, we are democratizing VR content creation and putting it in reach of everyday consumers,” said Shahar Bin-Nun, CEO HumanEyes Technologies, the company behind VUZE. “Whether it’s mini documentaries, garage band videos, capturing baby’s first steps or a relatives wedding or birthday, VUZE allows people to capture and experience content in an utterly realistic way never thought possible.”

Its key features include:

  • 8 Full HD cameras that simultaneously capture videos and sound to facilitate full stereophonic and 360 spherical content in both 2D and 3D
  • Each camera uses lenses that capture 120 horizontal FOV and 180 vertical FOV that together generate 4K stereoscopic 3D 360 VR content
  • Portable, lightweight design. Dimensions 4.7″X4.7″X 1″ (12 cm x 12 cm x 3 cm)
  • Remotely controlled by a dedicated iOS and Android app
  • Up to one hour of video capture
  • Renders easy-to-edit H.264 HD video files that can be transferred to any computer
  • Stylish design of the camera will be available in yellow, red, black and blue
  • Touch of the button post-product that offers near real time processing (one minute of processing for one minute of footage) and state-of-the-art stitching
  • Available on MAC and PC

“As a movie maker and storyteller, I am excited by the prospect of VR to engage audiences,” said Nir Sa‘ar, acclaimed director of Summertime. “With my short movie Summertime, VUZE helped me take this to a whole new level with the ability to transport my audience into the character’s world, fully immersing them in the story as it unfolds. The simplicity and affordability of VUZE opens a world of possibility for other film makers and consumers alike. With such amazing technology open to everyone, content is only limited by our imagination.”

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