VIA Launches VPai Slide 720-Degree Video Camera Platform at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

VIA Vpai

Adds sleekest and lightest form factor to the VPai family of devices

Taipei, Taiwan, April 12, 2017 – VIA Technologies, Inc., today announced that it will debut the ultra-sleek VPai Slide 720-degree camera platform at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair, which takes place from April 13 – 16 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

With its streamlined design, VPai Slide can be seamlessly attached to your smart phone and allows you to capture, transform, and share high-quality panoramic video and images on the fly. Key features include:

  • Dual fisheye lenses with transverse 360° and longitudinal 360° capture that ensure the rendering of full-angle (2048×1024) immersive video and images
  • USB Type-C/Micro USB connector
  • VPai software app in Android, iPhone, and Windows formats

“VIA continues to push the boundaries of ultra-portable 720-degree camera design with VPai Slide,” said Richard Brown, VP International Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “At the Hong Kong Electronics Fair, visitors will have a great opportunity to see the growing momentum of the platform with a huge variety of devices on display from our manufacturing partners, including Chiptrip, Da&Fong, Eken, Elinktek, ForFun, Hagile Technology, and Sky View Technology.”

VPai Platform

VPai combines a production-ready 720-degree camera hardware platform with a suite of user-friendly smart phone apps that enable high-resolution immersive video and image stitching on the fly.

The VPai hardware platform features a high-performance silicon video compression engine that ensures instant full HD image quality without the need for post-processing, as well as dual fisheye lenses with transverse 360° and longitudinal 360° capture that ensure the generation of full-angle (2048×1024) immersive video and images.

VPai software apps are available in Android, iPhone, and Windows formats, and with their user-friendly interface and flexible Wi-Fi and USB connectivity options make it easy to manage the cameras using a smart phone or PC.

The apps come with a rich array of real-time immersive video and image capture, composition, and sharing features, including a choice of Panorama (spherical), Asteroid (outside-looking-in), and Fish-Eye (inside-looking-out) views. Online content sharing is facilitated by automatic connections to leading social media applications, including WeChat, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

VPai cameras from our partner manufacturers are available for sale online in China at prices below US$100.

For more information about these models and the VPai platform, please visit: http://www.720vpai.com/

For images related to this release, please visit: http://www.viagallery.com/720-vpai/

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc is a global leader in the development of highly-integrated embedded platform and system solutions for M2M, IoT, and Smart City applications, ranging from video walls and digital signage to healthcare and industrial automation. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the many world’s leading hi-tech, telecommunications, consumer electronics industry brand names. www.viatech.com

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