http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dot/dot-360o-video-capture-for-the-iphone-4/widget/video.html

Do you remember your first interaction with panoramic video clips? For me, it was kinda Minority Report moment. Panoramic clips have gone mainstream and in part owe their popularity to BEP360, a 99-cent music app for iPhone and iPad by Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am that lets you interact with the band’s 360-degree music video. Should you ever need to shoot panoramic clips using your iPhone 4, definitely consider the Kogeto Dot, a Kickstarter project by Jeff Glasse aimed at bringing 360-degree video recording to the masses. It’s cool, stylish and highly portable, according to the above promo video.

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The Dot is a portable lens attachment for Apple’s handset. When you snap it to your device, it automatically aligns its lens to the iPhone 4’s camera. With it comes a dedicated iOS app that captures raw footage and stitches the individual clips into a fully navigable video that can be rotated around in the 360-degree freedom. Remarkably, the Dot also lets you stream panoramic video in real-time via your handset. If you’re interested to take the plunge, prepare to fork out $98. That sum buys you a Dot, a signed thank-you letter from developers and a mention on their website. They raised nearly ten grands at press time and the goal is to hit the $25,000 mark by July 3.

via Engadget

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