Orah 4i Live Spherical VR Video Camera Review
This is 360 camera is the first camera produced by pioneer company behind 360 software post-production suite, VideoStitch. Orah CEO and co-founder, Nicoklas Burtey, states that they started working on this ambitious project about a year ago, with a goal to provide a solution that can capture, auto-stitch, and live-stream high-quality VR content with just a push of a button. The camera has just been released to professional producers from around the world. Orah believes that this camera will forever change the 360 camera landscape, taking a prominent part in a growing aspect of the $40 billion market by 2020.
The Orah 4i comes with auto-stitching and live streaming for 360 video platforms and VR headsets. The camera produces output in equirectangular format, the same format compatible with Facebook, YouTube, Littlstar, and Bitmovin. The Orah 4i has maximum live output resolution of 4K at 30fps, and comes with live processing unit (stitching box) along with the lenses. For the audio, it has 4 channels ambisonic at Bformat. The internal stitch box contains Intel CPU and Nvidia Geforce GPU, with up to 120 gb of storage on microSD card.
It has broadcasted high-profile events such as Sony Crackle's red-carpet premiere of “The Art of More”, the French Open and the Google I/O conference this year. Now, Orah 4i is officially shipping in the US, promising many more live VR experiences for consumers.
The camera is available on www.orah.co for $3,595 USD.