World's Smallest Consumer 360° VR Camera Launches on IndieGoGo

July 20, 2016 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital | Comment |

Shanghai-based Nicovr has launched an IndieoGoGo campaign for the Nico360, an intriguing little device billed as "the World's smallest consumer 360° virtual reality camera." The diminutive Nico360 lets everyone record and share their moments in 360-degrees anytime, anywhere. Offering a resolution of 32.7 megapixels (and stills capture in Adobe DNG raw format), the Nico360 VR camera allows 360-degree LIVE VR video streaming with image stabilisation on platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Periscope, Snapchat, Twitter and more. The waterproof device weighs in at 109 grams, measures 1.8"x1.8".and comes with 32GB of internal storage plus a microSD card slot. The WiFi- and Bluetooth-enabled Nico360 is now available for pre-order, priced at $149.

Nicovr Press Release


Tiny, 32 Megapixel, Waterproof & Washable -- Ready for Outdoor Adventures
Share 360-Degree VR LIVE Streaming on Social Media – No Software or App Needed
Highest Resolution at 32MP -- Low Price -- 1/3 the Price of Samsung Gear 360

July 15, 2016, Shanghai, China – Nico360, the world’'s smallest consumer 360° virtual reality camera launched today on Indiegogo at The Nico360 VR camera for consumers lets everyone record and share their moments in 360-degrees anytime, anywhere. The camera features the highest resolution of a VR camera at 32 Megapixels and allows 360-degree LIVE VR video streaming with image stabilization for sharing video on social media sites, such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Periscope, Snapchat, Twitter and more – with no software or app needed – all at a low price of only $149. See video at:

Strap it on Your Wrist, Bike, or Car – Waterproof, No Need for a Waterproof Case

The Nico360 camera is a great tool to use outdoors strapped to your hand, bike, or car to record your outdoor adventures, vacations, and hiking surroundings in 360° virtual reality, especially when you are alone, with no one to help you take video. And with higher 32MP resolution, a smaller size and the lowest price -- 1/3 the price of the Samsung Gear 360, the Nico360 beats the competition. Waterproof and fully washable with no need to buy a waterproof case, the Nico360 is tiny at 1.8 inches x 1.8 inches and light-weight at 109 grams, ready for outdoor use and perfect for travelers, live video streamers, and VR fans.

The Nico360 provides professional photography features, including Adobe RAW/DNG output for those who want to edit the raw photo in Photoshop. It also features 32GB of internal storage, so there’s no need to buy a micro SD card for it (it also includes a micro SD port for extra storage). The 360° live streaming feature doesn’t require software or apps, so you can instantly start a YouTube video live with this little cube camera and never lose the action. 

Nico360 Specs:

ˇ        Tiny sized cube: 1.8” x 1.8”.

ˇ        Light-weight at 109 grams.

ˇ        32.7 Megapixel resolution.

ˇ        Low price at $149.

ˇ        1440P WQHD video recording.

ˇ        Full HD live streaming without software needed.

ˇ        Adobe RAW/DNG photography output.

ˇ        32GB internal storage – no need for micro SD card.

ˇ        Includes micro SD port for additional storage space.

ˇ        Fully washable and waterproof, no need to buy a waterproof case.

ˇ        MPEG-4 H.264 encoding.

ˇ        Wi-Fi:  802.11b/g/n/ac 2.4G/5G.

ˇ        Bluetooth enabled.

ˇ        Includes USB port.

ˇ        Free iOs and Android apps are available to share videos and photos.

40% Off Through Indiegogo Super Early Bird Special

The Nico360 is available now for pre-order on Indiegogo at, shipping in August, priced at $149. A limited number of cameras are available on Indiegogo priced 40% off at $99 for the super early bird special. Once those are gone, the price will go up to $119, with final retail pricing at $149. A free Nico360 iOS and Android app is available to instantly share videos and photos.  For more information, see the website: 

About Nico360

Nico360 is created by Nicovr, a Shanghai-based technology startup with the goal of providing professional VR cameras to everyone. Nicovr has partnered with Microsoft and Xilinx to deliver the VR SoC solution to a global audience. For more information, see


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