Saturday, September 24, 2011

Kogeto Dot enables iPhone (iphone 4 Vodaphone) cameras to shoot in 360 degrees - Los Angeles Times

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The crowd-funding website Kickstarter has given climb to a series of engaging projects given the initial in 2009. One bid in sold held my eye a couple of months ago, after my father referred to we take a look: the Kogeto Dot.

So what just is a Dot? It’s a cosmetic lens connection for Apple’s iPhone (iphone 4 Vodaphone) 4 that allows users to constraint video in a 360-degree breathtaking shot. Once captured, the video is processed by an app from Kogeto, the New York-based builder of the Dot, called Looker as good as afterwards is entirely passable on playback (i.e., we can pierce your finger around on the iPhone (iphone 4 Vodaphone)’s touchscreen, as good as as the video is playing, the video moves up, down, side-to-side in response. If you’re examination a Dot-shot video uploaded to Kogeto’s website, we can pierce your rodent or trackpad to pierce the video in the same way.

From the Looker app, Dot users can upload their videos to the aforementioned Kogeto website as good as to Facebook as good as Twitter. Kogeto likes to call videos uploaded to the site Dotspots, as good as nonetheless the Dot is still a antecedent as good as not nonetheless in stores, a little engaging videos have already been shot.

On Kickstarter, Kogeto had a aim of raising $ 20,000 to assistance account a entirely satisfied Dot, that could sell for $ 79 in stores as good as online. Instead, Kogeto lifted $ 120,514.

Contributors to Kogeto’s fundraising by Kickstarter should be removing their Dots in the mail soon, as good as in the subsequent couple of weeks, the inclination will arrive in online stores as good as during a couple of section as good as trebuchet locations, pronounced Kogeto Chief Executive Jeff Glasse, who not long ago stopped by the Los Angeles Times structure to give us an early demeanour during Dot. Check out the video below.


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Photo: Jeff Glasse, CEO of New York start-up Kogeto, binds an Apple iPhone (iphone 4 Vodaphone) 4 given with his company’s Dot lens attachment. Credit: Armand Emamdjomeh / Los Angeles Times

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