Earlier today GoPro released a 360-degree video that was recorded with its new Omni virtual reality camera rig.
The video lasts 4-minutes and shows the first look at what the Ombi VR rig can do, however, Gopro has warned that as it was recorded using a prototype Omni unit, the footage may be somewhat different to the end result.
GoPro explained the video with the following:
“Shot on the backdrop of gorgeous Serfaus – Fiss – Ladis in the Tyrolean Alps of Austria, the GoPro Media team showcases Omni, GoPro’s newest 6-camera spherical array. Jesper Tjader, Halldor Helgason, and friends take to the Suzuki Nine Queens course to demonstrate what Omni has to offer.”
Check it out:
The Omni is expected to begin shipping later this year after GoPro originally talk pre-orders for it last month.
They are asking $5,000 for the unit which includes the frame, a total of six Hero 4 Black cameras and the software.
However, you can just buy the frame by itself for $1,500. GoPro has also made a more expensive version with Google, which features 16 GoPro cameras and costs $15,000.