NCTech are proud to have developed the Open Spherical Camera API in conjunction with Google for controlling 360 degree camera systems.

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The OSC is a new industry standard and within 12 months has been installed in over 500 million devices and used in over 1 million 360 degree cameras worldwide, since its launch in late 2015.

The attrac­tive price point and pro­fes­sion­al qual­i­ty of the iris360 cam­era has drawn sig­nif­i­cant atten­tion from those inter­est­ed in hav­ing 360 image cap­ture direct­ly inte­grat­ed into their own soft­ware appli­ca­tions or web plat­forms. Inte­gra­tion means that the cam­era can be con­trolled and trig­gered direct­ly with­out requir­ing the stan­dard iris360 appli­ca­tion / UI (much the same way as the Google Street View mobile app works). The out­put 360 images are then also han­dled direct­ly with­in that third-par­ty sys­tem mean­ing no man­u­al data trans­fer step need­ed.

NCTech are very hap­py to open up the abil­i­ty to con­nect with iris360 in this way, there­by facil­i­tat­ing the uptake of 360 imag­ing for a broad range of appli­ca­tions, rang­ing from vir­tu­al tours for real estate or tourism through to dig­i­tal doc­u­men­ta­tion for indus­tri­al envi­ron­ments or even inci­dent scene cap­ture for emer­gency ser­vices.

To join our net­work of iris360 part­ners or for more details on the OSC API com­plete the ‘For devel­op­ers’ sec­tion below.

Client application developers can be confident that their applications will work with all of the spherical cameras on the market.

Spherical camera manufacturers make sure that their product is compatible with all phones and tablet pcs now and in the future.

For developers

Open Spherical Camera — Google API

We have released the mock server implementation of this API under GPL license so that client application developers and other manufacturers of 360 degree camera systems can benefit from our experience in building and controlling immersive camera systems.

The Open Spherical Camera API can be downloaded from our web site by completing the form opposite.

You can read more about the OSC on the Google web site.

Please com­plete the form to down­load the OSC API

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