Nikon Reveals A VR-ready Action Cam That Captures 4K 360-degree Video
Nikon has just announced its first ever action camera, dubbed KeyMission 360, that is capable of shooting VR-ready, 4K UHD 360-degree footage. According to Nikon, this is just the first in what will be a “family” of action cameras.
The tiny, cube-like cam has lenses on the front and back, and is also shockproof to 2 meters (about 7 feet), and waterproof to 30 meters (100 feet). Nikon doesn’t reveal much about what the device packs under the hood, but it’s promising 4K recording with electronic Vibration Reduction (VR) that helps reduce camera shake when playing video back through Nikon applications.
The action camera industry is currently dominated by GoPro, which originally created the idea back in early 2000s. At present, the only company that directly competes against GoPro is Sony. But one of them offer any action camera that can shoot 360-degree video – that would definitely give Nikon an edge over its rivals.
The Nikon KeyMission 360 is set to hit shelves sometime in Spring 2016. Exact pricing and availability have yet to be announced. Pricing details are not announced yet.