GoPro has just introduced GoPro Odyssey, a new array of 16 Hero4 cameras, that provides stereoscopic panoramic capture, recording an immersive 360° 3-D video to be played back on VR devices. The Odyssey was originally introduced at Google I/O, is reportedly a joint effort between Google and GoPro, and features Google’s new “Jump” software. “Jump” is a being described as a VR ecosystem to help producers create VR content that will soon be uploaded on YouTube.
According to GoPro, all 16 Hero4 cameras are synced down to the pixel level to function as one camera. This array is designed for long recording times and provides additional power supply support for shooting in remote locations.
The following chart shows technical specifications for the GoPro Odyssey:
The following video shows the GoPro Odyssey in action: