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Geonaute 360 Capture Everything

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Over the past few years, there has been enormous influx of new mini-action cameras on the market. This year several manufactures have really upped their game with major improvements on their current lines or completely new offerings. However, one company – Geonaute - has literally tried to spin the industry on its head with the “Geonaute 360”.

When I first saw this camera I thought, “WOW - this changes everything!” The Geonaute 360 comes equipped with three integrated wide-angle lenses, so it offers an almost full 360° field of view (150° vertical). All three 8 MP images are recorded together and up to two hours of recordings can be captured on a 32GB micro SD card. The camera can also capture still pictures in three modes: single shot, burst, and time lapse. Accessories include a waterproof housing and multiple mounting options, and the camera can also be controlled wirelessly through a remote.

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Of course you’re wondering what you’re going to do with your video once you capture it. Geonaute worked with Mindrevo to create the unique WeSphere platform, which will allow users to pan around your video as it's playing. Similar to navigation in Google Earth, the user can click and drag on the image to pan the view. The WeSphere platform also includes a suite of editing tools to help you turn your videos and images into masterpieces. Follow this link to see a sample video: 360 Sample Video


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Geonaute plans to launch the Geonaute 360 in the summer of 2013. At $399, it is in a reasonable price range considering that it could replace two or three traditional mini-action cameras. I really can’t wait to see the first kayak fishing video captured by one of these mounted on the bow of a kayak.


  • Video mode: 360° capture | Resolution: up to 2048x1024
  • Photo mode: 360° capture (single shot, burst, & time lapse modes) Resolution: up to 4096x2048
  • Field of View: 360° Horizontal and 150° vertical
  • Imaging Sensor: 3 x 8MP CMOS sensors
  • Weight: less than 7 oz / 200 g (incl. battery)
  • Battery Life: 2+ hours (Li-Ion rechargeable)
  • Storage: microSD up to 32 GB (MP4 file format)
  • Interface: Micro USB
  • Waterproof rated to IPX7
  • Waterproof housing: 328 feet / 100 meters


WeSphere Platform Specifications:

  • 360° video player
  • 360° photo viewer
  • 270° panoramic photo viewer
  • Video Editor
  • 3 GB of storage space included with camera purchase
  • 1500 songs available for use with movie editing
  • Mobile app with gyroscopic motion



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Gregg Crisp

About the Author:

Gregg Crisp has been an avid fisherman all of his life. In 2007 he rented his first kayak and discovered kayak fishing.  A year later a new one was in his driveway and he has never looked back. He frequents the waters around Boston in search of Striped Bass, and also spends plenty of time chasing Black Bass in the sweet water.  As an environmental contractor he has traveled and lived all over the United States, having fished in over 20 states. He currently resides in New Hampshire with his wife and two sons. Gregg authors the Blog YakFish.net, is part of the Yak Angler, Werner PaddlesRat-L-Trap & YakDaddy.net  ProStaff and is a member of the Jackson Kayak Fishing Team.

Website: yakfish.net/


+1 # adam 2013-01-23 07:59
Looks pretty sweet!
+1 # standingyak 2013-01-23 09:11
Man, I'd love to mess with one for a day.
+2 # hoopskillz 2013-01-23 12:51
WOW! Could be a GAME CHANGER...final ly...have been waiting for an alternative to the Hero and looks like this may be the one...cant wait for it to hit the stores.
# Bgen 2013-06-09 12:23
Its about time! This could really be the next big thing for Recording.

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