Ricoh is now accepting pre-orders for the spherical panoramic camera with a function of streaming
Ricoh has begun accepting pre-orders for the camera with a spherical view, which can be used for day streaming shown at CES 2017. More precisely, for order sets available for developers of Ricoh R Development Kit. Price new — $499. The shipment, the manufacturer promises to begin in may 2017.
The camera forms an image with 2K resolution with a frame rate of 30 fps. Its the CPU performs the conversion in the conventional equidistant projection in real time. Video is output by HDMI and USB. Record to a microSD card. The camera gets power from the AC adapter. The kit Ricoh R Development Kit includes camera, case, SDK, software tools, and source code.