Facebook posted the instructions for its Surround 360 camera, an open-source 3D 360 camera with up to 8k resolution.
The parts cost around $30,000, and took an engineer 4 hours to build. Is it worth it? Here is a sample video from the Surround.
Meanwhile you may also be interested in:
- Live Planet, a 3D 360 camera with 4k livestreaming, available for preorder now ($4,995 preorder, MSRP $9,995, due Q4 2016).
- Orb VR, a 3D 360 camera with livestreaming, available late 2017 (price TBD).
- Vuze, an affordable fully spherical 3D 360 camera with 4k resolution, available for preorder now ($799; due October 2016).
- LucidCam, an affordable hemispherical 3D 360 camera with
4k2k video resolution (4k photo resolution), available for preorder now ($429; due December 2016).