the world’s first-ever stitchless 360° camera
Freedom to capture.
With Hydra, you have the freedom to capture. Without limitations.
Hydra saves you time and money – creating cinematic content in an instant.
With Hydra’s ability to eliminate post-process stitching, there will no longer be exponentially high costs for frame rates, scene complexities and video lengths.
Hydra’s advantages don’t stop there. The power to create full spherical images allows you to generate a field of view that can reduce human error, simplify logistics, and minimize variations in lighting.
The future of cinematography is here – and now is your chance to be a part of it.
Hydra’s Significant Specs
360° x 300° FOV
8k Live Preview & Stream Capable
No Minimum Object Distance
Unified Equirectangular Image Output
Hydra’s Dual-Use Technology
The Hydra Camera is a dual-use technology, designed for commercial and military purposes. Both of these industries benefit from this product due to its commercial abilities and high quality defense-ready technology.
Entertainment at the Edge
We’ve created an immersive entertainment experience right at your fingertips. With Hydra’s captivating and real-time 360° imaging data, you’ll capture a composition with the highest resolution on the market. At 8k, 12-bit color, your content is ready for the big screen or a live stream.
Photogrammetry with Higher Realism and Accuracy in Less Time
Defense: Create a digital version of the battlefields.
Commercial: Capture 360° photos to create more realistic 3D meshes in less time with higher realism than standard 2D cameras.
Easily produce 3D models of interior and exterior environments.
Defense: Military virtual reality at tactical edge without any latency or post-processing. VR training is augmented with AI at the edge to detect people in real-time, including threats.
Commercial: Create content that enables people of all backgrounds to share experiences they otherwise may never have. Further worldwide education.
Defense: A Hydra camera mounted on the Space Rover can capture 360° images of Mars, and create public 3D models of other worlds for us to see in real-time. Circle received a NASA SBIR grant to research wide field of view imaging capability for space vehicles and unmanned air vehicles.
Defense: Generate 360° video of events with data security and integrity for after-action reports.