Technical Specifications

(Note: Live Planet Camera specs follow. Details around the Live Planet Cloud and clients are coming soon.)

Camera Price$9,995 (MSRP)

Key Specs

Max live fps
and output resolution
4K @ 30 fps
4096 x 4096
Max recorded fps
and output resolution
4K @ 30 fps
4096 x 4096 (8K stills)
Output video optionsBroadcast live video in realtime
Record sources and/or output video to microSD card
On board stitchingOn the fly uniform pixel blending.
Proprietary solutions for perfect stereoscopic stitching.

Camera

Platform/Processor (CPU)Custom designed FPGA combined with custom PCBs
Image Processor (GPU)NVIDIA Tegra X1
Optical configurationCircular array of 16 cameras
IPDApproximately 70mm

Optics

Lenses16 FHD lenses
Camera FOV2 x (360° x 180°)
Image SensorSony
Individual LensSunex
180° FOV eliminating need for up-facing camera

Image Signal Processing

Camera ExposureMacro and per-sensor exposure
White BalanceManual
Synchronization between sensorsYes
Live framerate30 fps
Capture framerate30 fps
Global/Rolling ShutterVertically rolling shutter

Features

Audio InputOptical in
NetworkingWi-Fi, Ethernet
Local StorageRemovable microSD-card
Cloud RecordingYes
HDMIYes
USB3Yes
Power Adapter (regulation)Supply voltage 6-20V DC

Physical Properties

Length / Diameter3.94″ / 10 cm
Height3.54″ / 9 cm
Weight~ 1.5 lb
Body ConstructionAluminium
Heat DissipationFan creating an airflow through the camera
Heat SinkAluminum

Video (live/vod)

ModesTraditional 2D video, monoscopic and stereoscopic output
Output projectionEquirectangular (4096 x 2048 / per eye)
Over/Under 4K stack
Output FOVFull
Video FormatH264/H265 (MP4-container for recording)
Output protocolHLS, DASH or custom protocol for transmission to transcoding-servers
Custom protocol with switchable multi-streams and embedded meta-data supplying HUDs
MP4 to save the inputs/outputs to disk

 

All specifications subject to change.