GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) enabler of some of most engaging content reported the limited availability of Odyssey. It is a new 16-camera rig developed for Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s 3D, virtual reality platform, Jump, using the Odyssey Limited Access Program. With this professional producers and content creators can apply to participate and buy an Odyssey rig to be delivered later this year.
First reported at internet giant’s annual developer conference, known as Google I/O, Odyssey provides a 360-degree camera display for capturing stereoscopic 3D content. Its various features are genlock camera synchronization, extended battery life and multi-camera control intended to remove challenges witnessed by content creators at the vanguard of immersive content capture. Google’s Jump and GoPro’s Odyssey integrated platform will make it feasible for anyone to experience a place or time like they are actually there via 3D, 360-degree content.
The management view
Tony Bates, the President of GoPro, said that virtual reality is a promising unique innovation with far-fetched potential for artistic and commercial applications. With Jump and Odyssey, GoPro is prompting content creators to lead the new technology to capture, share and edit immersive content. The President added that GoPro users come in the list of the talented content creators across world, and so they cannot wait to watch how the professional community will utilize Odyssey to capture most memorable moments of life in a whole new way.
All the individuals interested in participating in the Limited Access Program can sign up through the end of the year. Google and GoPro will work together to chose content associates who will be given access to buy the Odyssey rig and demonstrate the full potential of unique 360-degree content. The company reported that Odyssey will be offered for amount of $15,000. GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) is becoming a massively compelling stock as it is now almost 67% down from its highs.