VideoStitch started Orah 4i, a small camera capable of streaming 360 degree video with 3D sound and 4K resolution. The company, perhaps best known for its software for 360-degree VR videos released Orah 4i for pre-order.
The camera is small enough to hold in one hand, but can also be affixed to a tripod or monopod, as you can see from the video below. Visual fields of different camera lenses merge together for a complete 360-degree experience.
Orah 4i is the first all-in-one VR camera designed to simplify
the real-time production of full spherical 360 video
Users will can experience the video in a lot more real way compare to regular cameras for live broadcasts. Orah 4i supports 3D audio, which is implemented by the simultaneous operation of multiple microphone. For example sounds in a video filmed on the beach with his back to the water will be heard equally well from every point of view.
The camera has a full metal body, which is described as “thermally efficient” long video streaming sessions – will not overheat the camera if you use it a long time. In addition to live broadcasts, video clips can be saved on the SD card.
The maximum resolution of the video is 4K at 30 fps, while the audio is a 4-channel Ambisonic in B-format. Detailed features include a two Ambarella processors, four Sony Exmor sensor fisheye F/2.0 8 layers MC glass lenses, four microphone thermal pad for heat dissipation, with anodized precipitation-hardened aluminum body.
The camera itself has a size of 3.1 x 2.7 x 2.5 inches and weighs 480 grams. The price of Orah 4i with pre-order is $1,795 for a limited period of time. Then the retail price will be $3,595.