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360 Rumors and Mic Ty

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
– photographer since 2007
– photography blogger since 2009
– 360 camera shooter since May 2015 (phone panoramas don’t count!)
– first website about 360 cameras (February 2016)
– first 360 camera website to hit 1 million views (February 2017)
– first blog to mention and recommend Insta360 and Insta360 Nano
– guest speaker at CES 2017
– discovered blurring issue in Samsung Gear 360 (“blurgate”)
– most popular YouTube tutorial for Keymission 360 Wi-Fi iOS connectivity
– most popular YouTube tutorial for Keymission 360 Wi-Fi Android connectivity
– most popular YouTube video review for Insta360 Air
– most popular unboxing video for Vuze
– most popular unboxing video for Insta360 Air
– first YouTube tutorial for using Insta360 Air with a smartphone case
– first YouTube tutorial for using Insta360 Nano with iPhone 5S
– first Youtube demo / tutorial for assembling a $400 VR-capable PC
– first YouTube demonstration of a gimbal for 360 consumer cameras
– found and correctly recognized the first photos of the Kodak Orbit 360 from observing the characteristics of the photos
– correctly deduced the features of the 2017 Gear 360 based only on seeing its shape.
– correctly predicted both new 360 cameras from Yi technology (the Yi 360 VR and the Halo)
– correctly predicted the features of the Garmin Virb 360
– correctly predicted the features of the Insta360 ONE
– first YouTube demonstration of “invisible” third person view camera
– first YouTube video to identify the specifications and features of GoPro Fusion
– first YouTube video of a stabilized 3D 360 consumer camera (Vuze with Guru 360)
– first YouTube video of Vuze with Feiyu G360 gimbal
– first YouTube demonstration of Xiaomi Mi Sphere stabilization
– first tutorial for stitching Panono offline
– first YouTube tutorial for Panohero panoramic head
– most comprehensive review of the Theta, Gear 360, LG 360 Cam, Keymission, Nano, Air, Xiaomi Mi Sphere, and other cameras
– most number of articles about the best 360 cameras and VR (over 1,500 as of July 2017 – all original, not merely press releases)

My 360 cameras right now (October 19, 2017):
1. Garmin Virb 360
2. Giroptic iO (for iOS)
3. Insta360 Air
4. Insta360 Nano
5. Insta360 ONE
6. Insta360 Pro
7. iStaging kit
8. Ion360 U
9. Kandao Obsidian R (loaner)
10. Kodak PIXPRO Orbit360 (also known as 4KVR360)
11. Kodak PIXPRO SP360 4K Dual Pro
12. LG 360 Cam
13. LucidCam 3D camera (loaner)
14. MGCool 360 (formerly called Elecam 360)
15. Nikon Keymission 360
16. Pano5+1 MkII
17. Panohero H5B
18. Panono
19. Ricoh Theta S
20. Ricoh Theta V
21. Samsung Gear 360 (original)
22. Samsung Gear 360 (2017)
23. SJCam SJ360 (hemispherical 2K)
24. SJCam SJ360+ (fully spherical 1920 x 960)
25. theVRKit v1
26. theVRKit v2
27. VRDL360
28. Vuze 3D 360 Camera (loaner)
29. Xiaomi Mijia Sphere 360
30. Yi 360 VR preproduction

My previous 360 cameras:
– Panohero original for Yi action cam
– Ricoh Theta (original)
– Ricoh Theta m15