Virtual Tours — DIY Google Street View — virtual and augmented reality — broadcast immersive media — virtual reality — augmented reality — 3D cinematography

iSTAR provides a rapid and simple method of capturing immersive 360 images for virtual reality, augmented reality or other digital immersive requirements.

  • Dig­i­tal asset cap­ture for vir­tu­al real­i­ty / aug­ment­ed real­i­ty 

  • Per­son­al ‘street view’ vir­tu­al tours

  • Con­tent for broad­cast and oth­er media appli­ca­tions

iSTAR’s speed and sim­plic­i­ty pro­vides easy access to 360 HDR imag­ing, per­fect for pro­vid­ing a full dig­i­tal immer­sive view of an envi­ron­ment in sec­onds. The result­ing panoram­ic images can either be viewed inde­pen­dent­ly, linked togeth­er via hot-spots to cre­ate a ‘vir­tu­al tour’ (sim­i­lar to Google StreetView) or used with­in oth­er third par­ty appli­ca­tion soft­ware.

iSTAR makes an appearance in the new EXTANT series season 2, now showing on Amazon Prime.

NCTech were approached by Para­mount Stu­dios in LA, to use the iSTAR 360 degree cam­era in the hit tv series.

The show is futur­is­tic and fea­tures oth­er state of the art tech­nol­o­gy such as Tes­la motor cars and pic­tures Jef­frey Dean Mor­gan with iSTAR to analyse a scene.

Extant is an Amer­i­can sci­ence fic­tion tele­vi­sion dra­ma series cre­at­ed by Mick­ey Fish­er and exec­u­tive pro­duced by Steven Spiel­berg. The sto­ry revolves around astro­naut Mol­ly Woods Halle Berry who returns home to her fam­i­ly inex­plic­a­bly preg­nant after 13 months in out­er space on a solo mis­sion.

scan colourcloud 3D boat sail

3D Doc­u­men­ta­tion
RRS Dis­cov­ery / Gibral­tar cave

We have three dif­fer­ent scan­ners each of which is fit­ted with a brack­et on to which we mount the iSTAR and it works well with all of them.”

Ben Ben­net
CTO Dig­i­tal Sur­veys

survey operations

3D Doc­u­men­ta­tion
St Paul Cathe­dral / St Mary Mag­da­lene Church

Get­ting jobs done quick­ly and effec­tive­ly is our pri­or­i­ty. We have 212 sur­veys on our sys­tem at present and we are using iSTAR every week.”

Dave Bir­chall
CAD Room Man­ag­er Sur­vey Oper­a­tions


3D Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Alexan­dra Palace / Wor­thing Pier

iSTAR was very impres­sive. It’s size, ease of use, porta­bil­i­ty and image qual­i­ty make it a wor­thy com­pan­ion for our FARO Focus Laser Scan­ners.”

Andrew Malt­by
MRICS. Direc­tor. Malt­by Sur­veys.