Olympus TG-Tracker: The 4K action camera with GPS, barometric and temperature sensors
” The Japanese brand has decided to enter the arena of sports video cameras and does so using its TG brand, until now, was dedicated to rugged compact.
It is equipped with GPS, accelerometer, digital compass, barometric pressure sensor, temperature sensor: allows you to record Full HD at 30fps and 4K video at 60fps.
Of the action camera market is now enhanced by a new player: Olympus. The Japanese brand has decided to enter the arena of sports video cameras and does so using its TG brand, until now, was dedicated to rugged compact. Olympus has decided to compete in the industry with a particular proposal, which deviates from the average as of design, similar to what he had done Pentax. The new Olympus TG-Tracker incorporates a series of sensors that allow it to bind to the videos a wide range of data with the ability to make them visible in the overlay.
It is equipped with GPS, accelerometer, digital compass, barometric pressure sensor, temperature sensor: so the video can be enriched with position, speed, temperature of the air (or water), G acceleration, direction. Specifically, in the standard equipment, the presence of a handle adjustable SG-T01, useful to keep a firm grip on the camera when their sporting achievements.
Olympus TG-Tracker also offers angle LCD from 1.5″ and auxiliary adjustable LED light on 30 or 60 lumens to illuminate the darkest scenes. Of course do not miss the Wi-Fi connectivity that allows you to see all the data on your smartphone sensors, including a summary as the total travel time, distance traveled, average speed, altitude.
From the point of view of the recovery is equipped with a CMOS sensor size 1/2.3″ 8MP resolution can record 4K video at 30 fps and full HD at 60fps. The f/2.0 optic of 13.9mm offers a focal fisheye with equivalent amounts to 204°.
Olympus TG-Tracker field angle offers 5-axis image stabilization, for more stable video, and uses the same processor TruePic VII, we find in mirrorless the Japanese brand. Without the use of the enclosure ‘action camera can go down to 30 meters deep, withstand drops from heights up to 2.1 meters, weighing 100kg and withstand operating temperatures up to -10° C. the standard equipment are also two caps for optics (one for use underwater, the other dedicated to those on the mainland) and a small mirror for selfies, useful to check with a glance his shot.
The new Olympus TG-Tracker, compatible with a wide range of supports and frames for all types of sports equipment (adapter included).
- 4K 30P Video capture
- 204 Degree Extreme Angle f2.0 High-Speed Lens
- Waterproof to 100 feet / 30 meters without housing
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