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Humaneyes Releases Vuze Virtual Reality Camera to the Public at South By Southwest

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download-32Israeli startup Humaneyes Technologies, founded in 2000, is well-known for its lens-related printing solutions, display processing, and 3D and animated content creation. The company has over 70 patents, and last year took home one of the top prizes at the CES Last Gadget Standing competition for its Vuze VR Camera, a 3D-360° virtual reality camera that combines 3D audio and professional-quality video for under $1,000. At CES 2017 a couple of months ago, the company announced two new partnerships, as well as the upcoming public release of the Vuze and its accompanying VR Studio software. Today at SXSW Interactive, Humaneyes officially launched the Vuze VR Camera to the public.

vuze-in-useReal virtual reality content creation is now accessible to interested customers, as the price tag for the Vuze and VR Studio software is $799, which is way below the industry price-point of such technology. Within minutes, users can easily create, edit, and share quality 360° 3D virtual reality video.

Humaneyes’ General Manager of North America, Jim Malcolm, said, “We’re excited to officially bring the incredibly simple to use, affordable and highly portable Vuze VR Camera to the market. Consumer-grade 360 cameras may be easy to use and affordable, but they don’t provide the depth of VR video that filmmakers and the creative community now require to tell their stories.”

on-tripod_u-icon_300dpiThe Vuze comes with fully automated editing and production tools, which provide the fastest VR content rendering in the industry: one minute rendering per minute of VR footage. This software is currently available for PC, and will be coming soon to the Mac. The easy-to-use camera, which comes in four colors and fits right in your pocket, lets filmmakers, video and production industry professionals, and prosumers create high-quality 3D virtual reality videos.

The Vuze has eight full-HD cameras, which work together to capture 360° virtual reality video, or if you prefer photography instead, still shots in 4K per eye resolution. A 3D audio field is possible, thanks to four internal MEMS 48Hz non-compressed microphones. You can operate the Vuze with just one button, with integrated remote control through WiFi and mobile apps, available for both iOS and Android devices; the app also allows users to remotely start and stop recording.

studio-three-windowsOnce you’ve captured your video, you can preview it on the app, and then plug the Vuze into your computer to import your captures and create a unique virtual reality video. Then you can watch your video whenever you want with a virtual reality headset and your smartphone! The Vuze VR camera comes with an exclusively designed tripod, which also turns into a selfie stick. A single charge allows the Vuze to capture up to an hour of video, and once you’re ready to show the world, you can share your 2D and 3D content through social media sites like Facebook and YouTube, or through any major VR platform and HMD.

“From the beginning, Humaneyes has had the vision to capture the true human experience,” said Malcolm. “As the VR market rapidly evolves, we’re looking forward to seeing the amazing and immersive content to emerge from the Vuze VR camera.”

The Vuze VR Camera is now available to order. Discuss in the Vuze forum at 3DPB.com.

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[Images courtesy of HumanEyes]

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