GIROPTIC 360cam makes its mark as the world’s first 360°HD camera at Web Summit 2015 in Dublin

Fran Lambert - 18/09/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GIROPTIC will be showcasing the innovative GIROPTIC 360cam at Web Summit 2015 on the French Tech Pavilion, which has been set up by Business France, the French export-support agency, in partnership with French Tech. Exhibiting on Thursday 5 November in the main hall next to French Tech (T802), GIROPTIC was selected by a jury of French and Irish experts based on the disruptive innovation of its product and the relevance of its technology.

The GIROPTIC 360cam is the world’s first 360°HD camera featuring three lenses and three microphones, enabling the world around to be simultaneously captured in a single photo or video file for the first time in photo and video history. The GIROPTIC 360cam mobile app also means the camera can be controlled remotely via Wi-Fi and that content can be viewed and shared online.

Come and experience the true magic behind the GIROPTIC real-time fusion technology embedded in the 360cam. With the press of a button, users can capture incredible 360° video footage at a resolution of 2K (2048 x 1024) at up to 30 frames per second, and stunning 4K pictures (4096 x 2048). Files are recorded as jpg (photos) and mp4/h264 (videos) so can be edited and shared straightaway.

Users can choose the mode they want to capture the world in:

1) Video and time lapse to record life on the move.

2) Photo and photo burst to catch specific moments.

Users can also take advantage of the unique live mode to broadcast and share the full moment in real time. The 360cam’s user-friendly design means that no more than two buttons are needed to manually operate the camera.

The first immersive 360° camera, the GIROPTIC 360cam is also waterproof, making it the most versatile camera on the market. It can be used for a wide variety of functions.

Users who want to travel and record on the go: The 360cam has a removable and rechargeable battery and a tripod mount to adapt it to any camera accessory.

Users who want to keep an eye on what’s happening when they’re away or even make a cool 360° time-lapse of their party: The 360cam can be attached to a light bulb mount and powered using any light socket to stream content directly via Wi-Fi.

Professional broadcasters who want to live-stream 360° content without worrying about Wi-Fi performance: The Powered-Over-Ethernet base can be attached to stream a live 360° feed directly from the camera.

With cameras currently in production and the launch a few weeks away, Web Summit 2015 in November represents a valuable opportunity for GIROPTIC to showcase its brand new product. The leading summit for digital start-ups, Web Summit will act as a link between GIROPTIC and major players and innovative start-ups in the new tech industry, providing a platform for developing new partnerships, fostering new innovations and combining expertise from different sectors.

About GIROPTIC

GIROPTIC, based in Lille, France, with an office in San Francisco, USA, specialises in 360° imaging technology. After six years of research and development and four generations of products, GIROPTIC has developed and patented a unique real-time image fusion process from multiple sensors. On May 20th 2014, GIROPTIC launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its first consumer product: the GIROPTIC 360cam. In 45 days, the start-up raised over $1.4 million, becoming France’s largest crowdfunding campaign.

GIROPTIC paves the way to a new 360° era, for consumers and professionals, where photos and videos won’t be limited to a single frame.

The GIROPTIC 360cam forever changes the way we capture and experience life around us.

Up. Down. All Around.

For more information on GIROPTIC, visit http://giroptic.com and http://360.tv

For further information regarding this press release, please contact:

 

Fran Lambert, Communications Adviser

Business France - The French Trade Commission in the UK

Tel: +44 (0)20 7024 3613

Email: fran.lambert@businessfrance.fr

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The Tech Services and Press Department assists French companies with their international development strategy and promotes trade between France and the UK. In order to maximise commercial opportunities between French and British companies, the Department organises French Pavilions key exhibitions in the UK as well as meet-the-buyer events, and offers individual prospecting trips and exploratory missions. We cover various industries including telecommunications, audiovisual/multimedia services and technologies, video games, software and IT services, Internet services/technologies and e-commerce solutions, together with B2B services in marketing, HR, real estate as well as the financial sector.   Isabelle Tibayrenc Manager isabelle.tibayrenc @businessfrance.fr Tel: +44 (0)20 7024 3634 Teresa Marshall Senior Trade Development Adviser teresa.marshall@ubifrance.fr   Tel: +44 (0)20 7024 3644 Samy Kheloufi Trade Devel

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