PICAM360

News

Jul 22nd, 2019

We have released the 4K HDR camera that supports Jetson Nano. For details, click here.

4khdr-camera

Necessary Features Ready for Remote Reality Devices

PICAM360 is a 360-degree panoramic camera with the open source hardware based on Raspberry Pi. It offers “the most reasonable panoramic camera” to Raspberry Pi users.
We have developed PICAM360 as a platform to produce new RR gadgets by combining “panoramic videos” and “extensibility of Raspberry Pi”. The users will get new user experiences using products and services to create from our product.

makuake

Find the New with PICAM360

We achieved our funding goal through the Japanese crowdfunding platform "Makuake".

Open Source Hardware

PICAM360 is a project of open source hardware. All design files on the hardware, electrical system and software are publicly available. Customize PICAM360 freely, and it’ll be truly yours.

See the design files>
Github

Elements

Customize Freely

raspberry pi

Raspberry Pi

We adopt Raspberry Pi widely used for electrical engineering around the world for the main board of PICAM360.
Laser process machine

Digital Fabrication

The hardware is designed with OpenSCAD, and the parts can be cut out with a laser cutter. The electronic board is designed with EagleCAD. Use an electronic board manufacturing service to manufacture the board.

Software & Plugins

The software is designed with NodeJS, HTML5, JS and WebGL. We adopt the plugin system, and you can easily enhance the functions.

Tech Specs

PICAM360
Project Name PICAM360
Size (H x W x D) aprx.85 x 56 x 50mm (Raspberry Pi Model B Type)
Weight aprx.200g
Lenz Angle of View Horizontal: 360°, Vertical: 235°
Image Circle 1/3'
Camera Image Sensor Sony IMX179 (CAMT8MP) / Aptina AR0331 (CAMTWDR and CAMORB)
Number of Pixels 8 mega pixels (CAMT8MP) / 3.1 mega pixels (CAMTWDR and CAMORB)
Frame Rate 1080p: 30fps (encode and decode)
720p: 60fps
Panorama RAW Image (Fish Eye) 1024 x 1024: 30fps
Equirectangular Image 2K (2048 x 1024)
Image Format Still Image JPEG, BMP, YUV
Movie MP4 / H264, MJPEG
Software Server Side Node.JS
Client Side HTML5 + JS + OpenGL (Browser app.)
Movie Streaming WebRTC, RTP, RTSP
Supported Items Gyro sensor, Gamepad, OpenPilot