CES 2019: JK Imaging Fields Latest Kodak PixPro Models
Among the variety of Kodak-branded products showcased by JK Imaging Ltd., at its CES booth were the Kodak PixPro Orbit360 4K and SP360 4K cameras.
The PixPro Orbit360 4K camera enables users to create 360-degree content due to a roster of high-end enhancements that include new optical flow stitching, object tracking, cinematic editing and improved image stabilization software, according to JK Imaging. They also feature a compact, single-body design with a simple, dual lens for capturing 360-degree video.
The Orbit360 4K can also be used as a super-wide-angle (197-degree FOV) 4K camera, and also offers a third option of shooting in dome or extreme fish-eye mode.
The Kodak PixPro SP360 4K VR camera can yield 5.7K resolution when using the updated complimentary PixPro 360 VR suite software, which also permits simple editing and stitching of 4K files on Mac and PCs.
All 360-degree VR camera models allow for sharing of 360-degree photos and videos to social platforms; free iOS and Android apps are included for wireless control.
The Kodak PixPro 3D Pivot 360-degree folding VR camera can record in 4K video, and offers five unique camera modes with the ability to record 180-degree and 360-degree VR still images and video in 3D. Other features on this model, which is shockproof, waterproof, dustproof and freezeproof, include Wi-Fi and NFC. It is compatible with MicroSD cards.
On display at the booth as well were two waterproof ruggedized models that are due on the market before summer (pricing to be announced at a later date).
The two models, waterproof up to 49 feet of depth and shockproof when dropped from a height of up to 6.6 feet, are the PixPro WP2 (1080p HD video) and WPZ1 (720p HD video). Both feature a 4x optical zoom and a 2.7-inch LCD. The WPZ1 is powered by a lithium-ion battery and the WP2, by AA batteries. The WP2 features a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, and the WPZ1, a 16-megapixel CCD sensor.