A lot of you have asked about Hubblo, a 3D 360 camera with 4k resolution and realtime stitching, which I posted about a month ago. I got to see Hubblo at CES and I’m glad I made the extra trip to see it!
Here’s a recap of the Hubblo’s specs:
– six lenses, 200 degree FOV each
– fully spherical field of view in 3D
– video resolution: 4k @ 30fps, mp4 format
– 4000mAh battery (1 hour), or 12V DC adapter
– streaming via RTSP / RTMP
When I first found out about Hubblo almost a month ago, I was frankly quite skeptical. First of all, the design is a little unusual. Most 3D 360 cameras I’ve seen have 8 or more lenses. Second, I had doubts about how well it could stitch 3D video in realtime, or if it could truly stitch in realtime at all.
I got to see the Hubblo in person at CES. I had the chance to try viewing the livestream using a VR headset, and it was indeed livestreaming in 3D 360. There was a delay of a few seconds, but I still thought it was amazing that this was possible for a camera at this price range. As for the image quality, it was indeed 4k.
Another interesting feature that it had is that you could overlay a chat on the screen. Text would appear over the video in realtime. I think this would be a useful feature when livestreaming.
|The Hubblo can also show a text overlay (such as a chat) in realtime.|
Hubblo will be available on Indiegogo in Q1 of 2017, for $999.