Garmin has always been a market leader in terms of gadgets that utilizes its GPS technology, along the likes of smartwatches, action cameras etc. Taking a step forward, Garmin has released a 360-degree rugged, waterproof camera, the first of its kind, making use of GPS technology.
Priced for $799.99, the latest VIRB 360 is claimed to be equipped with one-click higher end 4K stabilization technology that can cut and stitch the shaky, uneven bits of video out and provide a better, smooth experience with a glitch-free, stable video.
Garmin also facilitates its wide range of users by providing a software for mobiles and desktops where one can easily edit, stabilize, share and add data to VIRB 360 contents. It also comes with a superb feature of live streaming on Youtube channels or Facebook Live through phones or tablets which makes it perfect for V-loggers.
Talking about technical details, VIRB 360 can shoot a video up to 5.7K/30fps. It has not one but four built in microphones for quality sound recording. To add more, it can take 15 megapixel spherical photos containing single capture, burst shooting or the ever-cool time lapses even with a voice-command feature.
What makes Garmin VIRB 360 stand out is the built-in GPS and other sensors which can enable one to customize data overlaying in a 360-degree augmented reality setting.
It can be used with rechargeable batteries which can help shooting the video for upto an hour without overheating. Besides all these amazing features, it gets additional points for being able to track speed, altitude, GPS locations, etc. It can also keep personal records of heart rate, pitch, orientation and lap counts.
To sum it up, VIRB 360 is first of its kind, capturing a high-resolution complete spherical video, audio or even photos with the ability to stabilize video with one click making the process of editing super easy and allowing the user to live stream right from where you are.