So you want to record your extreme sport adventures in 360-degrees with a camera that’s light weight and not too bulky. Earlier this month ORBI launched an IndieGoGo crowd-funding campaign to bring a product to market that does just that, the ORBI Prime. Essentially a pair of sunglasses, the ORBI Prime also has four cameras mounted into the body to record 360-degree video, and recently its has surpassed its intended funding goal.
Powered by a front edge video processing chip and firmware, ORBI Prime allows user to record 90 minutes of 4K 360-degree video whilst they’re out and about doing what they love.
“In surveying the pain points of current action camera users, we realized there wasn’t a truly hands-free and high-quality option available,” says Iskander Rakhmanberdiyev, Co-Founder and CEO. “So we designed something that is not only incredibly powerful, but also aesthetically pleasing, comfortable, and easy to use.”
ORBI was looking to raise $75,000 USD through the campaign, and has easily surpassed that by achieving just over $100,000 with 16 days left to go.
The four cameras are nestled discreetly along the frame and comes with video software stitching offering up to 30 frames per second, up to 128 GB replaceable micro SD card, built-in Wi-Fi, AAC stereo 48KHz audio capture, and micro-USB charging.
Those interested in backing the project can still do so. The first couple of early bird offers are now sold out, but the last early bird deal is still available at $349. This includes a pair of ORBI Prime sunglasses in one of five colours and the Prime Pack featuring: a charging case, USB connector, detachable safety strap, and lens cloth. The standard ORBI Prime deal is $499.
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