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06-30-2017, 06:12 PM   #1
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Ricoh presentation on the Theta at the IVRPA conference

Being a full 360 pano fan I was browsing the 2017 IVRPA conference videos on youtube and stumbled on this presentation on the Theta - be patient it starts 90 seconds after the video starts:

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It doesn't do 8K streaming, I'm so disappointed, I won't buy.
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It's the Ricoh Theta 4K first showcased at NAB 2017:

QuoteOriginally posted by OoKU Quote
Newest Model in the RICOH THETA 360 Camera Series that Shoots 4K Video Developed

Ricoh to showcase a sample camera at the world's largest broadcast equipment exhibition, NAB Show 2017

Ricoh would like to announce that we will be showcasing a sample camera of the newest model, which shoots high resolution 4K video in 360, of the RICOH THETA series that shoots 360 images in one shot at the NAB Show 2017 held by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas, USA from April 22 to 27.

Overview of the Product
● RICOH THETA series 360 camera
Product name:TBA
Launch Date: Sometime in 2017

Main Features
・Shoots 360 4K30fps video
・A built-in 4-channel microphone that can record spatial audio to link to 360 videos
・360 4K live streaming
・A dedicated expansion application makes function expansion possible (an Android-based operating system will be installed)

Notes: The above product specifications, exterior, and so on have yet to be finalized.

Ricoh to showcase Newest Model in the RICOH THETA 360 Camera at the world's largest broadcast equipment exhibition, NAB Show 2017?RICOH IMAGING
Source: Theta 4K developed -

It was recently teased in the Ricoh Imaging newsletter:

QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
I just received the latest newsletter from Ricoh Imaging France. The price of Theta SC is now 229 instead of 299 and they tease the Theta 4K.


And soon ... The new Theta 360 camera

We will be able to tell you more soon and, in the meantime, here are some of its technical specifications:

- 360 4K 30fps video recording
- 360 spatial audio through four built-in multi-directional microphones
- 360 4K live streaming
- An Android-based operating system that will allow to easily expand the device's functions.

Be the first to discover this jewel of technology!
Source: Theta 4K developed - Page 5 -

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New RICOH THETA - Notification

It's been listed on their website for about a week or so now.

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