Shenzhen, China—Evomotion launched its Wunder360 C1 entry-level 360º camera as well as the Wunder360 S1 AI camera. For consumers, the Wunder360 C1 incorporates professional-grade camera technology. The company also announced its “360º capturing does away with the extremely limiting viewfinders and lens angles of traditional cameras.”
In addition, the Wunder360 S1 AI camera is now available. The dual-lens 360° camera offers 3D reconstruction, real-time in-camera stitching and deep-learning AI (artificial intelligence) technology. Evomotion developed the S1 for AR/VR developers creating 3D content.
Evomotion Wunder360 C1
The Wunder360 C1 is geared for anyone from novice photographers and outdoor enthusiasts to professional photographers and extreme-sports athletes. It enables users to produce edited video clips with click-to-play in-camera capturing and editing features.
Along with the new consumer camera, Evomotion introduced ViewPilot software technology. The technology was developed to empower anyone without a professional knowledge base to create pro-like video clips. Users can capture panoramic 360º full scenes. In addition, flat clips focusing on selected people or objects can be automatically generated from 360° footage with a few swipes or a tap. Moreover, Evomotion’s smart stabilization algorithms help keep videos framed as well as sharper and smoother.
“We are pleased to offer such an affordable compact camera with the latest computer vision technologies that truly rivals competitor offerings which anyone from beginner to professional can use to easily create pro-like video clips,” said Weibing Huang, chief technology officer, Evomotion. “We made sure that the Wunder360 C1 is powerful and scalable enough to satisfy both daily life activity as well as the more advanced, hardcore adventures.”
Wunder360 C1 Features
With its compact form factor, the Wunder360 C1 captures 4K still pictures as well as 3K 30-frames-per-sec video with in-camera stitching. It also records 1080p video at 60 fps with in-camera stitching.
Moreover, it gives users the ability to manually or automatically generate highlight-focused flat videos. Additional features include: smart EIS (electronic image stabilization); time lapse/fast shooting/timer modes; and in-app editing for social sharing and live streaming. Furthermore, creative features include in-app filters; beauty cam mode; and an in-app background music mixer.
The Wunder360 C1 is compatible mounting accessories, including gimbals, selfie sticks and tripods. In addition, it has a waterproof, dustproof case and a microSD card slot. The Wunder360 C1 retails for $159.
Evomotion Wunder360 S1
For AR and VR developers, Evomotion’s Wunder360 S1 artificial intelligence, dual-lens 360° camera provides 3D reconstruction
and real-time in-camera stitching. Its deep learning AI technology permits AR/VR developers to develop 3D content.
With the compact S1, users can capture their environment and transform it into 3D models to create AR/VR content. Moreover, gamers can download their 3D models and import them into games like Minecraft.
The camera’s in-camera stitching also allows VR/AR developers to create immersive content without additional photo-stitching software.
Wunder360 S1 Key Features
In addition, the Wunder360 S1 employs AI-powered image tracking and ViewPilot technology. It produces 4K still photos as well as 3K 30-fps and 1080p 60-fps video with in-camera stitching.
Other features include: a waterproof case; Phantom clips computer vision technology; in-app editing; smart EIS with 9-axis gyro stabilization technology; and an interchangeable battery.
“We believe the latest advancements in computer science should be combined with real life use cases to create user-friendly products that are both affordable and practical,” said Lufang Gao, Evomotion founder and CEO.
“We created the Wunder360 with developers, consumers and gamers in mind, as we saw a need for a spherical camera that included all the great functionality users expect in a 360° camera but without the hefty price tag.”
The Wunder360 S1 is now available for preorder on Indiegogo. Early bird pricing begins at $129.