Move Over Mobile, Nokia Betting on Virtual Reality

Move Over Mobile, Nokia Betting on Virtual RealityNokia has just unveiled its newest innovation — OZO (pictured on the right), which is billed as being the first commercially available virtual reality (VR) camera.

OZO is designed and built for professional content creators and the first in a planned portfolio of digital media solutions from Nokia Technologies.

No financial details or release information have been made available, but we’re expecting a fourth quarter of 2015 launch.

“We’re thrilled to introduce OZO to the content creation world, and to define a completely new category of virtual reality capture and playback solutions,” said Ramzi Haidamus, president of Nokia Technologies. “OZO aims to advance the next wave of innovation in VR by putting powerful tools in the hands of professionals who will create amazing experiences for people around the world. We expect that virtual reality experiences will soon radically enhance the way people communicate and connect to stories, entertainment, world events and each other. With OZO, we plan to be at the heart of this new world.”