So Giroptic have just raised $4.5m to finally produce this, arguably The World’s First Consumer-Level 360 HD Cam that does live-on-chip stitching of 360 video to produce brilliant VR content.
Originally famous for crowd-funding $1.4m on Kickstarter, Giroptic have raised another chunk of seed money to get them off the ground and into the manufacturing line, hoping to compete with the likes of GoPro for the rocketing VR market, at a consumer level. Check them out here. $499. Not bad?