Nokia Introducing OZO (VR Camera)

Nokia Technologies, Nokia's advanced technology and licensing business, has officially announced its latest and greatest product, as well as the first member joining an upcoming portfolio of digital media solutions, OZO, delivering a virtual reality camera for professional content creators.

OZO, Nokia's first commercially available VR camera designed and built for professional content creators, has the ability to captures stereoscopic 3D video through 8 synchronized global shutter sensors and spatial audio through another 8 integrated microphones, alongside real-time 3D viewing and playback solution that removes the need to pre-assemble a panoramic image.

According to Ramzi Haidamus, president of Nokia Technologies. "OZO aims to advance the next wave of innovation in VR by putting powerful tools in the hands of professionals who will create amazing experiences for people around the world. We expect that virtual reality experiences will soon radically enhance the way people communicate and connect to stories, entertainment, world events and each other. With OZO, we plan to be at the heart of this new world".

Unfortunately there is now word yet on OZO's specs and pricing. Although Nokia is expecting to begin shipping its VR Camera starting Q4 2015.

Check out Nokia OZO Intro.