SAN FRANCISCO, CA—(Marketwired – January 04, 2018) – Tours.com is spreading the news about the new 360â° VR camera for the travel industry — an affordable, easy way to integrate 360â° video and virtual reality into travel. The new KODAK PIXPRO ORBIT360 4K VR Camera is a compact one–stop shop for filming, stitching and posting 360â° immersive visual experiences. Originally targeting consumers, it is also now seeing demand from the travel industry looking to embrace the new technology as a key part of modern marketing campaigns.
“We are very proud to be one of the first companies to bring 360Â° VR cameras to market over 3 years ago,” said Paul Meyhoefer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for JK Imaging Ltd., the licensee for KODAK PIXPRO. “The new ORBIT360 4K is our 3rd generation 360Â° VR camera and answer to the growing demand of every day consumers that want to be able to capture more of their experiences and adventures and share them in social circles.”
“The travel industry has been growing increasingly interested in the use of virtual reality,” says Maria Polk, President/CEO of Tours.com and publisher of the first, and only, VR newsletter for the tourism industry. “However, while some big names in our industry have dived in, others have been concerned about how to take the first steps as well as the entry cost and the pull on their manpower resources.”
The ORBIT360 4K's innovative and stylistic approach to an all–in–one 360Â° VR camera, is equipped with two 4K fixed focus lenses housed on either side of the futuristic camera body. Each lens is designed to work in tandem, to capture and stitch 360Â° video and easily upload 360Â° photos and videos to FACEBOOK and 360Â° interactive videos to YOUTUBE, on the go via the camera's smart device.
“Not only is this an exciting tool for consumers but any company in the travel industry universe could benefit from this,” said Polk. “For instance, a tour operator outfitting their guides to capture tour highlights, a destination upgrading their social media feeds, or an attraction renting them to guests so they can record and instantly share their adventures. All for a price point that can fit any travel company's budget.” Learn more about this exciting 360â° VR camera @kodakpixpro.com or go @sightseeing.com and read more in The World of VRTourism News.
About Kodak – Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging. We provide — directly and through partnerships with other innovative companies — hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic arts, commercial print, publishing, packaging, electronic displays, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets. With our world–class R&D capabilities, innovative solutions portfolio and highly trusted brand, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to sustainably grow their own businesses and enjoy their lives. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at Kodak. Â© 2017 JK Imaging Ltd. The Kodak trademark, logo and trade dress are used under license from Eastman Kodak Company.
About Tours.com – Tours.com is the parent company of well–established tourism websites and trade newsletters. Trade newsletters include: VR Tourism News – The 1st VR Newsletter Exclusively for the Travel Industry and Travel–Intel, a bi–weekly news compendium for retail agents.