360Heros Inc., a company specializing in virtual reality 360 video technology, announced its product line is now being distributed by Broadfield Distributing Inc., a New York based distribution company. Broadfield will now serve as a resource for dealers interested in reselling 360Heros 360 video production technology.
Broadfield has been distributing video editing and production equipment since 1980 and currently handles distribution for more than 40 different manufacturers.
Broadfield will now add 360Heros line of 360 Plug-N-Play™ Holders and workflow software to its inventory of professional video and photo products.
360Heros hardware products serve as arrays for multiple cameras and allow content creators to film 360-degree videos at resolutions as high as 12,000 x 6,000 pixels.This includes 2D and 3D stereoscopic VR camera mounts and the 360Abyss underwater 360-degree camera system. Content filmed with these products can be viewed with the Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard and other virtual reality HMDs (head mounted displays).
360Heros 360CamMan V2 VR media management software is a workflow tool that facilitates file transfer from multiple microSD cards simultaneously, organizes files from multiple cameras and optimizes 360 video files.
Broadfield will also distribute 360Heros VR Starter Bundles which serve as a complete solution for creating high definition 360 video content. These bundles feature a 360Heros 360 Plug-n-Play™ Holder, 360CamMan V2 Media Management software and VideoStitch Studio V2 stitching software.
“This is a very exciting step for 360Heros. When it comes to camera and production equipment distribution, Broadfield is one of the most respected names in the industry and we’re thrilled to be working with them to help make 360 video technology widely available,” said 360Heros CEO and founder Michael Kintner.
This news follows the announcement that 360Heros was awarded a patent for its virtual reality 360 video technology. The patent covers the multi-camera holding assemblies 360Heros brought to the market in 2012 and introduces its 360CamMan media management software package.