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May 23, 2024

Insta360 X4 vs X3 Comparison

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Insta360 X4 vs Insta360 X3: What’s New?
By Samuel Lee  May 23, 2024
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With the arrival of the Insta360 X4, many are curious about the advancements it brings to the table. The Insta360 X3 has been a top choice since its release in September 2022, with over 1 million units sold. As a beloved camera, it set a high standard, making it essential to highlight the new features and improvements of the X4. Let’s delve into the details of the X4 versus the X3 to understand why it might be the perfect time to upgrade.

           

Superior Performance and Resolution

The Insta360 X4 significantly upgrades video resolution, introducing 8K30fps 360° video capabilities. This is a substantial improvement from the X3’s 5.7K30fps, providing sharper and more detailed footage. This enhancement is particularly beneficial in post-production for reframing shots without losing quality. The X4 also supports 5.7K at 60fps and 4K at 100fps for slow-motion videos, offering smoother and more cinematic action sequences. These improvements are made possible by the new 5nm AI chip, which boosts computing performance by 140%, enabling the X4 to handle more data and deliver superior image quality and power management.



Enhanced Durability and Usability

The X4 introduces several design improvements to enhance durability and usability. It features removable lens guards available in Standard and Premium editions, offering better protection compared to the X3’s fixed sticky lens guards. These guards can be easily attached or removed, ensuring your camera stays safe during your adventures. Additionally, the X4 comes with a larger 2.5″ touchscreen made with Corning® Gorilla® Glass, providing a more resilient and user-friendly interface than the X3’s 2.29″ tempered glass screen. This larger, tougher screen makes it easier to adjust settings and review footage on the go.

              

Advanced AI and Control Features

The X4 includes several new features inspired by the Insta360 Ace Pro, enhancing its functionality and ease of use. Gesture Control allows you to start or stop recording with a simple hand gesture, while Cancel Recording lets you delete the last take by holding the shutter button. Timed Capture is another new feature, enabling the X4 to wake up, take a shot, and go back to sleep, ideal for capturing time-lapses or sunrise shots. These features make the X4 more convenient to use, allowing you to capture moments without constantly adjusting the camera.



Motorcycle-Friendly Enhancements

For motorcyclists, the Insta360 X4 introduces significant updates that make it an excellent companion for riding. The X4 now supports native Bluetooth headset integration for brands like Cardo, Sena, Asmax, Airide, and Lexinmoto, in addition to AirPods. This feature allows riders to manage their shots effortlessly while on the move. The new Auto Dash Mode ensures the X4 powers up and starts recording automatically when the bike is turned on, working seamlessly with Loop Recording to function as an efficient dashcam. These enhancements make the X4 particularly appealing for capturing rides without distraction.

             

Conclusion: A Worthy Upgrade

The Insta360 X4 sets a new benchmark in the 360° camera market with its 8K native support, higher frame rates, AI-powered features, and improved durability. It represents a substantial advancement over the X3, offering compelling reasons for both new users and those considering an upgrade. The X4 is versatile, functioning as both a pocket 360° action camera and a traditional action camera via Single-lens Mode. Whether you’re an existing X3 user or new to Insta360, the X4’s cutting-edge features and improvements make it an ideal choice for capturing high-quality footage of all your adventures.

 
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May 7, 2024

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 NEW!   Insta360 X4 8K Waterproof 72360° VR Action Camera

Dive headfirst into the captivating realm of cinematic 360° video production with the revolutionary Insta360 X4 360° 8K Camera. This compact powerhouse is your ticket to unparalleled visual storytelling, boasting the ability to effortlessly capture stunning 8K30 360° video in both dual and single-lens modes, all within a conveniently portable action camera. Equipped with cutting-edge AI-powered software, the X4 empowers creators of all levels to craft immersive content with ease, whether you’re documenting adrenaline-fueled adventures or serene landscapes. With features like removable lens guards, exhilarating up to 5K120 “Bullet Time” capture, and mesmerizing 11K time-lapse capabilities, the X4 redefines the boundaries of creativity. Plus, its updated rugged design ensures durability in the most demanding environments, while its native waterproofing up to 33 feet guarantees seamless operation even underwater. Fueling your creativity further, the X4 comes equipped with an upgraded rechargeable 2290mAh battery, extending your shooting time for those extended sessions. Elevate your content creation game and embark on a journey of limitless possibilities with the Insta360 X4 360° 8K Camera.

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March 15, 2024

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Revolutionizing FPV: RunCam Thumb Pro 4K vs. Original RunCam Thumb Pro

By Samuel Lee Friday March 17, 2024
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In the exhilarating world of FPV (First Person View) drone flying, capturing mesmerizing aerial footage is a constant pursuit. With advancements in technology driving progress, pilots are always on the lookout for tools that can take their flights to new heights. Enter RunCam, a leading name in FPV camera innovation, unveiling its latest marvel: the RunCam Thumb Pro 4K. This groundbreaking device sets a new standard in FPV video recording, marking a significant leap forward from its predecessor, the original RunCam Thumb Pro. Let’s delve into the upgrades that make the RunCam Thumb Pro 4K a true game-changer.

Enhanced Video Quality
The hallmark feature of the RunCam Thumb Pro 4K is its ability to capture breathtaking footage in stunning 4K resolution. This remarkable advancement provides FPV pilots with unparalleled clarity and detail, allowing for precise documentation of the aerial landscape. In contrast, while commendable, the original RunCam Thumb Pro offered lower resolution options, making the 4K capability a noteworthy enhancement in video quality.

Advanced Imaging Technologies
Expanding upon the foundation laid by its predecessor, the Thumb Pro 4K integrates advanced imaging technologies to enrich the viewing experience. Featuring Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), the Thumb Pro 4K ensures balanced exposure across various lighting conditions, resulting in vivid, lifelike imagery with exceptional accuracy. This enhancement empowers pilots to capture scenes with heightened detail and realism.

Reduced Latency
In the high-speed world of FPV flying, latency is a critical factor influencing flight experience. Recognizing this, the RunCam Thumb Pro 4K delivers significantly reduced latency compared to its predecessor. Through optimized data processing and transmission, the Thumb Pro 4K offers pilots a real-time view of their surroundings, enhancing control and maneuverability during flights. This reduction in latency fosters a more responsive and immersive flying experience.

Compact and Lightweight Design
Both the original RunCam Thumb Pro and the Thumb Pro 4K boast compact, lightweight designs ideal for mounting on FPV drones. However, the Thumb Pro 4K takes portability to the next level with its sleeker profile and refined form factor. This enhancement not only enhances aesthetics but also contributes to improved aerodynamics, resulting in smoother flights and enhanced overall performance.

Enhanced Durability
FPV drones endure rigorous flying conditions, including crashes and rough landings. Acknowledging this reality, RunCam fortifies the Thumb Pro 4K to withstand the demands of FPV flying. With reinforced construction and robust materials, the Thumb Pro 4K ensures reliability and longevity, even in the most challenging environments.

GyroFlow Image Stabilization
With the built-in Gyro, the RunCam Thumb Pro 4K introduces GyroFlow stabilization, generating Gyro data files to output smooth and stabilized video. This feature enhances the quality of footage, ensuring steady and clear visuals even during dynamic flight maneuvers.

User-Friendly Features
While prioritizing ease of use, the Thumb Pro 4K introduces several user-friendly features that enhance the overall experience. From intuitive menu navigation to customizable settings, the Thumb Pro 4K empowers pilots to personalize their filming preferences effortlessly. Additionally, enhanced connectivity options streamline data transfer and firmware updates, ensuring pilots stay abreast of the latest innovations.

In the ever-evolving world of FPV drone flying, the RunCam Thumb Pro 4K emerges as a beacon of innovation and excellence. With its superior video quality, advanced imaging technologies, reduced latency, compact design, enhanced durability, and user-friendly features, the Thumb Pro 4K represents a significant leap forward from its predecessor, the original RunCam Thumb Pro. Whether you’re a seasoned FPV pilot or an aspiring enthusiast, the Thumb Pro 4K promises to elevate your flying experience to new heights, capturing every moment with unparalleled clarity and precision.

 
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February 15, 2024

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NEW Footage & Features – PatrolEyes IRIS 2K GPS Touch Screen WiFi
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UNBOXING – PatrolEyes IRIS 2K GPS Touch Screen WiFi
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 NEW  Insta360 Ace Pro Leica AI 8K HDR Waterproof Magnetic Action Camera
The Insta360 Ace Pro emerges as a powerhouse in the realm of action cameras, positioning itself as a GoPro on steroids. Packed with a 2.4-inch flip touchscreen, a formidable 1/1.3-inch sensor, and Leica tuning, its standout feature is the inclusion of a cutting-edge 5nm AI neural processor. The camera offers the hallmark “FlowState Stabilization,” an IPX8 waterproof rating for depths of up to 33 feet (10 meters), and a swappable battery lasting up to 100 minutes in 4K@30fps with Active HDR. Insta360 introduces an AI denoising feature, coupled with a new image sensor, promising clearer low-light results for both 4K@30fps “PureVideo” mode and 48-megapixel stills. The dedicated AI chip extends beyond image quality enhancement, incorporating the innovative “AI Highlights Assistant” for real-time video analysis and auto-editing. The “AI Warp” feature in the mobile app adds another layer of creativity, transforming videos into diverse styles. With 4K@60fps, 4K@120fps (slow motion), and 8K@24fps capabilities, the Insta360 Ace Pro redefines the action camera landscape. However, users should be mindful of power consumption, especially when utilizing the power-intensive “AI Highlights Assistant.” The camera’s versatility is further expanded through optional accessories, including a dive case, quick release mount, multi mount, GPS preview remote, “Vertical-Horizontal Mount,” and a mic adapter with a cold shoe module. The Insta360 Ace Pro, priced at $450, delivers a comprehensive package for content creators seeking top-tier performance and innovative features in the action camera domain.
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November 29, 2023

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PatrolEyes unveils new touchscreen IRIS body camera

By Valerie Jones Tuesday, November 28, 2023
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PatrolEyes proudly introduces the IRIS body camera, a revolutionary device that sets new standards in law enforcement technology. Focusing on its intuitive, easy-to-use touch screen interface and advanced connectivity features, the IRIS promises to transform how officers capture and manage critical moments in the field.

The IRIS body camera is equipped with GPS, Wi-Fi, and a bluetooth option that allows multiple devices to be connected remotely for ease of use. Its built-in GPS precisely records location coordinates, seamlessly integrating them with video files. This feature provides accurate incident location data and the orientation of nearby individuals, facilitating precise evidence reconstructions and strategic analysis for law enforcement agencies.

Complementing its GPS capabilities, the IRIS features an accessible and user-friendly touchscreen interface. Designed for simplicity and efficiency, this interface allows officers to navigate the camera’s controls and playback effortlessly.

Mike Gramza, CEO of PatrolEyes, emphasized the camera’s user-centric approach, stating, “With the IRIS, our aim was to provide law enforcement professionals with a powerful yet easy to use straightforward tool. The design was incorporated after years of research giving officers both the touchscreen interface and large record button on the front to allow officers to focus on their task, and all of the new technology in one device.”

Beyond these features, the IRIS offers a 140-degree field of view, one-touch 2k video recording with 40 megapixel camera, and outstanding low-light performance at a range of up to 49 feet. The camera’s removable extended 12 hour battery life, H.265 video compression and 128GB of storage exceed law enforcement expectations. Data security remains paramount in the IRIS’s development, featuring AES256 encryption for top-tier data security. Each file is safeguarded by a tamper-proof date and time stamp, ensuring evidence integrity. The camera’s rugged, waterproof casing, rated at IP67, can withstand the harshest weather conditions. The PatrolEyes IRIS body camera signifies a significant leap in law enforcement technology, empowering officers with an indispensable tool for capturing, storing, and securing critical evidence with precision and ease.
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November 20, 2023

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November 6, 2023

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Benefits of Modified Action Cameras
By Lee Jones October 6, 2023
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 Modern day action cameras like GoPro are synonymous with innovation and high-quality adventure capture. While the cameras are already known for their ruggedness and reliability, modifying them takes things a step further. These modified devices are designed to unlock your creative potential and elevate your content to new heights. Let’s explore the benefits of using a modified action camera.

Interchangeable Lenses for Versatility: One of the standout features of modified action cameras is the ability to use interchangeable lenses. This feature empowers you with creative freedom, allowing you to adapt your camera to various shooting scenarios. Whether you’re capturing wide-angle landscapes, close-up details, or fisheye effects, these lenses offer endless possibilities for unique and stunning visuals.
 
Enhanced Sensor and Image Quality: The modification often includes an upgraded sensor, resulting in improved image quality. You can capture breathtaking 4K or even 5.3K videos with rich colors, sharp details, and minimal noise. Whether you’re shooting adrenaline-pumping action sequences or scenic landscapes, the modified cameras will deliver exceptional visuals that will leave a lasting impact.

Versatile Mounting Options: These modified cameras retain compatibility with the original manufacturer accessory ecosystem, allowing you to securely attach your camera to helmets, chest mounts, tripods, and more. This means you can capture dynamic and immersive shots from various angles, offering a wide range of creative options for your content.
 
Ideal for Low-Light Conditions: Low-light shooting has always been a challenge for action cameras, however modifications can help with this issue. The enhanced low-light performance ensures that you can capture high-quality footage even in dimly lit environments, making it perfect for adventures that extend into the evening or nighttime.

In conclusion,  modifying action cameras such as GoPro and Sony takes an already fantastic action camera and amplifies its capabilities. With interchangeable lenses, superior image quality, compatibility with accessories, and improved low-light performance, empowers you to capture stunning and unique content. Whether you’re a professional filmmaker, adventure enthusiast, or content creator, modifications can ensure that you’re ready to capture life’s most exhilarating moments with brilliance.
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October 17, 2023

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PatrolEyes introduces the new, versatile Flip Body Camera

By Jay Rozema Tuesday, October 17, 2023
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                                                 PatrolEyes Flip Rotating Lens Body camera

The PatrolEyes Flip body camera stands out with its unique rotating lens, allowing users to effortlessly adjust the camera angle for optimal coverage. Its high-definition video resolution and wide-angle lens provide clear and comprehensive footage, while capturing every moment with precision noise reduction, day or night. Equipped with built-in infrared illuminators, the Flip enhances visibility in low-light conditions, making it a reliable tool for nighttime patrols and covert operations.

The PatrolEyes Flip has a one-touch recording feature and the built in WiFi provides a seamless link to access and control the camera through a mobile device. The camera offers up to 256GB of removeable storage and effortless transfer of recordings that does not require any additional software. With its durable construction and 7 hour battery life, the Flip is designed for smaller departments and security guards.

“The Flip is an economical, consumer grade camera that is a great starter for smaller departments or private security guards,” said Mike Gramza, CEO of PatrolEyes. “It’s lightweight design allow anyone to wear it and just clip it on any type of shirt without weighing it down.”

About PatrolEyes
PatrolEyes is a leading provider of law enforcement technology, specializing in body cameras and related accessories. With a commitment to innovation, reliability, and officer safety, PatrolEyes delivers cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs for consumers and the law enforcement community.
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August 21, 2023

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July 7, 2023

Comparing Insta360 GO 2 and GO 3

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Comparing the Insta360 GO 3 and GO 2 Cameras

By Samuel Lee Friday, July 7, 2023
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                                                 nsta360 GO 2 and GO 3 cameras camera

Insta360 has become renowned for its compact and innovative cameras, and its latest additions, the Insta360 GO 2 and GO 3, continue this trend. These small action cameras are designed to effortlessly capture life’s moments. Let’s compare the Insta360 GO 2 and GO 3 to discover what distinguishes them.

The Insta360 GO 2 retains the compact form factor of its earlier version, ensuring portability and ease of carrying. Weighing only 27 grams, it comes with a range of magnetic accessories that offer versatile mounting options. With remarkable stabilization and a maximum resolution of 1440p, it captures smooth and detailed footage. The GO 2 introduces a unique feature called “FlashCut,” which utilizes AI to analyze your footage and automatically generates edited highlights for convenient sharing.

On the other hand, the new Insta360 GO 3 builds upon the success of its predecessor with notable enhancements. It incorporates a larger sensor and lens, resulting in improved image quality and superior performance in low-light conditions. The GO 3 can record videos in 2.7K resolution, ensuring even more detailed footage. Moreover, it boasts an upgraded waterproof rating, making it suitable for capturing underwater adventures. The GO 3 also offers a range of shooting modes and creative features, such as hyperlapse, slow motion, and HDR videos, providing users with enhanced flexibility.

To summarize, both the Insta360 GO 2 and GO 3 are impressive action cameras, each with its own strengths. The GO 2 excels in its compact size, excellent stabilization, and AI-powered editing capabilities. Conversely, the GO 3 offers improved image quality, higher resolution, and enhanced waterproofing. Depending on your specific needs and preferences, either camera can be an excellent choice for capturing life’s adventures with ease and in a compact form.
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