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[News] OKO - An Immersive Viewfinder for Your Smartphone Camera

2018-08-06 07:21:11
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Hello MI Fans,

Shooting a photo with a screen that’s as large as a smartphone is great until glare prevents you from actually seeing anything on the screen. Entrepreneur Shai Goitein, however, has come up with a rather unusual solution to the problem. Today i'm back with yet another interesting tech product OKO. This is a two-eye viewfinder for smartphones — the device looks like wearing a virtual reality headset, only instead of viewing virtual reality, you’re framing up reality inside the smartphone camera. So let's see more about this interesting product in this thread.

The features of OKO:

  • 2 Eye Viewfinder - A full wide view of the scene you're capturing.
  • Get Immersed - With OKO on, it's just you and the moment. Everything else melts away.
  • Compose Your Shots - Because it's the subtle ratios and frames that form the aesthetics of the shot.
  • Levelled Up Lenses - OKO comes with (optional) booster lenses that take your smartphone camera further.
  • No Reflections - With surrounding shade and tunnelvision, you're left with a full screen view
  • Better Grip - Massively improve your smartphone camera stability, especially useful when recording video.
  • It's also glasses-friendly, so no need to take those off and compatible with virtually all smartphones (all 4.7" and up)

Smartphone photography is new but composition isn’t- smartphone photography shouldn’t be some sort of Russian Roulette. Learn to see the world like a photographer and get better at capturing captivating visuals. Just because we don't use film anymore doesn't mean that smartphone photography should be some sort of 'spray and pray'. Learn to see the world like a photographer and get better at capturing captivating visuals.

Oko consists of a silicone smartphone housing, on the back of which are two eyecups equipped with 6x magnifying ocular lenses. That protruding eyepiece section is eyeglasses-friendly, and folds down when not in use. The wrap-around silicone serves to shield the phone's screen from glare, although users can still reach in through its open bottom in order to access the phone's touchscreen controls. This feature also allows multiple people to review photos at the same time, without having to remove the housing.

Shots can be taken by tapping the phone's onscreen shutter release button, or by pressing one of two buttons built into the the housing – depending on whether users go with a left- or right-handed setup, one or the other of those buttons will depress the phone's volume control switch, which doubles as a shutter release on compatible phones. With wider 3 point contact grip on your phone, you can hold it like a camera. So simple, so helpful.

Along with glare-reduction and an increased ability for photographers to "immerse" themselves in the shot, another one of Oko's claimed advantages is the fact that it allows users to get a better grip on their phone, allowing for more stability. That said, the device is clearly optimized for getting horizontal landscape-format shots and video, as opposed to vertical portrait-format shots. Use your phone as digital binoculars that take pictures. Watch and capture moments from a distance with OKO's grip and zoom abilities.

Check Out OKO Here:

Source: KS | dpreview

So what do you guys think about OKO? Let me know your thoughts and comments about this innovative product at the REPLY Section below.


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Cool !! Thanks For Sharing
2018-08-06 07:34:08

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2018-08-06 07:42:17

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2018-08-06 07:48:05

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Great device! Thanks for sharing :)
2018-08-06 07:56:01

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so cool ....
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Wow! What an awesome smartphone camera it is! Truly amazing gadget. Thanks For Sharing:-)
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very fascinating gadget to see. very innovative solutions
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