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KEYMISSION 360, Nikon's Answer To GoPro and then some.


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#1 Ron W

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Posted 12 February 2016 - 08:49 AM

Just saw this today. Looks pretty radical.

 

http://www.nikonusa....announce:na:img


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Posted 12 February 2016 - 10:25 AM

As far as I can tell its a re-badged Kodak that launched on the same day - though it is possible they worked together and Nikon did the optical design.


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Posted 12 February 2016 - 12:53 PM

Thats interesting BP.

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Posted 12 February 2016 - 01:04 PM

Hmmm... I had to watch the vid a few times. But, it seems it is recording in 360 degrees (hence the name Dennis). I saw that on a cell (mobile device) you can swipe to change the view. But, this is a youtube type vid.

 

So, the device (tablets and so on) need to have the software to swipe? Is there special software to create the 360 into a flat youtube type vid?

 

Nikon and software?


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Posted 12 February 2016 - 01:21 PM

I'm sure it's an app of some sort and if it is a true Nikon product then yes Nikon and software and that's usually not a good combo their wifi app is very lacking.

Now if it's a Kodak/JK imaging collaboration then there's hope.

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Posted 14 February 2016 - 12:53 PM

Very nice, but how is this better than a GoPro?


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Posted 14 February 2016 - 02:49 PM

Looks like a neat product.

 

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Posted 14 February 2016 - 06:55 PM

Very nice, but how is this better than a GoPro?

Mark, although I don't profess to know a lot about either product, the Nikon camera has a 360 degree capability, looked to me like it had lenses on both sides.


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Posted 14 February 2016 - 07:57 PM

I think your right Ron it has two lens but can it record both at the same time or do you have to switch from on lens to the other?

 

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F100 w MB-15, N80, FM3a, FE2(Black and Silver) and EM.

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Nikon Series E lens, 28mm, 100mm, 135mm, 75-150mm, 70-210 f4.

MF Nikkor's 50 f2 Ai, 500 f4 ED Ai-P.

 

MF Rokinon 14mm f2.8 ED AE UMC(Ai-P)

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Sigma 24-70 f2.8 EX DG HSM, Tamron's SP 70-200 f2.8 LD Di IF/Macro BIM, Kenko Pro 300 1.4 TC DGX, Tokina 100 f2.8D Macro At-X.

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Posted 15 February 2016 - 01:16 PM

I think Apple can handle the 360 thing no problem, didn't they introduce this type of thing years ago with Quicktime VR?

 

I am going to be honest, I am not impressed.  The quality of the video stinks.  Nice capability, but the image is dull and not very sharp.  If this is what you can expect.... NOT ON MY SHOPPING LIST.

 

Didn't even bother to check the price.  You can pick up a GoPro at Costco in the $300 range.

 

A GoPro type camera is in the books for me at some point, especially for the car. Just waiting until I research and learn about these a bit more.


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