The camera is going on sale some time this summer, but a 100 selected creators will be able to get their hands on the rig, for free.
The Yi Halo also has one more camera than the Odyssey, which is placed on top of the rig in order to better capture 360-degree footage directly above the viewer's head when observed through a VR headset.
There are 16 cameras around the circumference of the Halo and one in the middle facing upwards.
At least eight drown as migrant boat sinks off Greece's Lesbos
Searches continue after a pregnant woman, one of two survivors, told officials that there had been a total of 25 people on board. Greece's Aegean Sea islands are a primary transit point for refugees and migrants seeking to reach Europe from Turkey.
On the software side, the Jump Assembler takes the videos from all of the cameras and seamlessly ties them together in a few hours.
The Xiaomi-backed Yi is announcing new cameras at the NAB conference in Las Vegas. In partnership with Google, Yi Technology has created the Yi Halo, a 17-camera clock-synchronized array that is designed to be optimized for Google's automated Jump stitching process which creates impressively seamless 3D 360 output. Today, the company has announced a new and improved VR video rig called the Yi Halo. Some may say that this gadget looks just like an old-school slide carousel, weighing approximately 8 pounds. It's thus extremely hard to recommend signing up for pre-orders of a next-gen Jump-powered YI HALO priced at around $17,000. There's Nokia's $40,000 Ozo camera, Facebook's x6 and x24 rigs, GoPro's Fusion for 5.2K action footage and now the Halo. It also has a smartphone app, a touchscreen control panel, and there are levels on the rig structure so filmmakers can line up the horizon.
The Yi Halo is capable of capturing 360-degree stereoscopic video at 30 frames per second with a maximum resolution of 8K by 8K, according to its maker Yi Technology. The Yi Halo camera comes with 17 camera units in total and allows users to showcase their creativity while creating VR content.
The Yi Halo will cost $16,999 and will hit the United States first before Yi's home country of China. Under Jump Start, Google will provide some filmmakers with the camera for free (to use), as well as the Jump Assembler that produces the virtual reality footage.
Responding to the attack, Swedish Justice Minister Morgan Johansson said he wanted to toughen the nation's terrorism laws. Moments after, the suspect sent messages to ISIS members detailing the attack, boasting that he had run over ten people.
The soundtrack for Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 comes out today, and you definitely shouldn't listen to it. Vin Diesel: "I'm such a big fan of the film and the franchise and the cast and of Marvel".
On Saturday, the plaintiff in that drug case, citing Baker's decision, asked that the temporary restraining order be withdrawn. Even with the stays in place and questions remaining before a number of courts, executions are still possible Monday night.
The pictures show an iPhone made of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge front screen and no discernible bezel. But a new report from the most reputable Apple insider in the world indicates things may be even worse than we thought.
Durant started off the bloodbath with a triple after missing the previous two games with a calf injury. Portland went 0-4 against Golden State in the regular season, losing twice by more than 20 points.
Authorities responded by closing colleges, universities and some high schools for a week, but the protests continued unabated. The violence broke out as colleges in the city reopened following clashes last week between students and government forces.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 hits theaters May 5, 2017, with Avengers: Infinity War now slated for release on May 4, 2018 . We are in the summer of blockbuster movie releases and teasers that come out years before the movie is even in production.
Cassini also will study Saturn's atmosphere and take measurements to determine the size of the planet's rocky core. Before the finale, Cassini managed to take some interesting images including an image of Earth from space.
Maybe tomorrow or a day after I ll be able to look back a little bit and think where I m at now from where I was a week ago. Ramos-Vinolas, ranked 24 in the world, defeated the Briton 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 in two hours and 32 minutes, reports Efe.
Conley set a franchise postseason record with 35 points, and Gasol finished with 16 points after shooting 5 of 12 for the game. The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies will head to Game 5 tied at 2-2, thanks to Memphis' 110-108 OT win Saturday night.
Nasdaq breaks 6000 mark for first time as Dow powers on
DuPont was up 3.02% after beating expectations and Coca-Cola rose 0.18% following a first quarter fall in earnings and revenue. Biogen reported solid earnings for 2017's first quarter, with the help of a new drug that combats a rare infant disease.
Moto Z2 Play leaked, looks pretty much like the current model
Since the design of the Moto Z2 Play is nearly identical to the original phone, we would expect it to have a big battery as well. Lenovo will soon put the second generation of Moto Z on the table and one of the models that will arrive will be Moto Z2 Play .
China, Philippines argue over defense chief's island visit
The President instead has directed the military to fortify the islands in the West Philippines now occupied by Filipino soldiers. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters at a regular briefing that Beijing had "no information" on the matter.
Board Votes To Close Charter School In Smyrna
The services from the resource center are conditioned on the school selecting new leadership by June 30, Walter said. Board members approved documents that will be sent to the Kentucky Board of Education for approval.
Ramos beats Pouille to reach Monte Carlo final
Former French Open champion Stan Wawrinka was also routed, with the Swiss third seed losing to Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 6-4. I think that he is one of the favorites to win again at Roland Garros", Sanchez-Vicario, a four-time Grand Slam-winner, said.