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Kandao Obsidian Pro, TIME’s Best Invention winner, live streamed NASA’s Artemis I launch in 360

SHENZHEN, China, November 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NASA’s Artemis I mission launched on November 16, 2022from the Kennedy Space Center launch complex 39B. MeetMo, Felix and Paul Studios and FlightLine Films use Kandao Obsidian Pro to broadcast the NASA Artemis I launch live in ultra high definition 8 THOUSAND. It was a very first 8 THOUSAND Immersive live stream of a rocket launch that pushes the limits of what is possible in terms of quality, interactivity and presence, giving the audience an unforgettable close-up viewing experience. Kandao Obsidian Pro shows impeccable performances both in the gloomy environment before the rocket launch and in the ultra-bright moment when the rocket takes off and lights up the night with its 14-stop dynamic range and its eight APS-C sensors.

Speaking of Obsidian Pro, it’s a 12K-resolution 360-degree camera awarded TIME Best Invention of 2022, Best 100 of Good Design Award and bronze winner of the IDEA Design Award. It is the first available panoramic camera for 12K Panorama photography, videography etc 8 THOUSAND Panoramic live streaming and, for the first time, with electronically adjustable aperture and focal length. To quote TIME’s comment, this professional Obsidian Pro, featuring eight spider-like lenses that combine to deliver immersive VR-ready footage, is quickly becoming the new standard for filming or live-streaming every angle of global events.

VR livestream has made events like stadium-scale games or NASA rocket launches more accessible to people around the world, while the resolution limitations of previous 360-degree cameras were the reason they weren’t widely used. So with Obsidian Pro 8 THOUSAND 30FPS and 6K A 60FPS VR live stream feature was released as a solution. Both in-cam live stream and live stream via software like OBS are available. It supports protocols like RTSP, RTMP, RTMPS and SRT. It even has HDMI to output to the max 8 THOUSAND 30Hz, making it the perfect choice for low-latency live streams.

In terms of stitching, it features in-cam stitching and stitching through software. Users can select an appropriate in-cam stitching template according to the distance between the main subject being shot and the camera for better stitching. In addition, in view of different uses, stitching-through software is provided for more excellent output resolution and optical stitching capability.

It even comes with live stream software for remote control, picture-in-picture, resolution and bitrate adjustment, making Obsidian Pro a comprehensive and reliable live stream camera.

Artemis I is a bold step to bring us back to the moon, and Kandao Obsidian Pro can be a bold step to bring us closer to Metaverse.

SOURCE Kandao Technology Co., Ltd.

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