Nokia Technologies' Head of Presence Capture, Guido Voltolina chats with YBLTV Anchor, Erika Blackwell at the 2016 NAB Show. Image by Kayla Costanzo, YBLTV Writer / Reviewer, YBL, LLC.

YBLTV Meets World’s First Professional Virtual Reality Camera: Nokia OZO

Nokia Technologies’ Live VR Broadcasting, 3D Stitching and VR Player Technology Broadens OZO Virtual Reality

We here at YBLTV love virtual reality! I had the most wonderful opportunity to experience OZO Making Virtual Reality. I spoke with Nokia Technologies’ Head of Presence Capture, Guido Voltolina at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, NV.

Wow.

OZO makes for a RIDE-AND-A-HALF.

OZO is the first commercially available VR camera to capture full 3D 360-degree video and spatial audio. It started shipping to customers in the first quarter of this year. Viewers can experience events at the same time they are occurring, regardless of location. OZO Creator will ship in April with 3D VR stitching functionality, free of charge to OZO customers. A multi-platform VR player SDK is being made available to OZO customers in Q2 2016.

Join the OZO Pioneer Program

Don’t forget that content creators who are interested in participating in OZO’s Pioneer Program can sign up here and can visit the OZO Blog to see OZO content in action or to learn more. Unveiled just last month, the program encourages innovators to create VR experiences and content and rewards creative contributions.

We are excited that Nokia plans to support all major VR platforms! Please visit OZO.nokia.com for full specifications and purchase information.

About Nokia Technologies

Nokia Technologies is Nokia’s advanced technology and licensing business. Formed in 2014, TECH builds upon our solid foundation of industry-leading licensing and technology R&D capabilities. By focusing on Digital Media, Brand Licensing, and Patent Licensing, TECH is expanding the human possibilities of the ever-evolving world of technology.

About Nokia

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the innovation of Bell Labs and Nokia Technologies, the company is at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives.

With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. http://www.nokia.com/

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