Insta360’s One R modular digicam equipment received lots of reward when it launched final yr. Certainly, in our in-depth overview, we have been significantly impressed by the 360-degree unit, saying: “The movies are nice, the flexibility is unbeatable, the app intensive, and it’s merely a blast to shoot with.”

Since then, the China-based firm has rolled out plenty of software program updates to extend the enjoyable you may have with any of the One R’s three cameras. The newest replace dropped this week, and we predict you’re going to love it.

Highlighted within the video on the prime of this web page, the One R’s newest set of incoming options embrace Horizon Lock and Loop Recording, in addition to varied enhancing instruments and tips.

So let’s dive in and take a better have a look at what’s new for Insta360’s One R equipment.

New options

First up, Horizon Lock is now obtainable for the 1-inch digicam, in addition to for the 4K wide-angle digicam that’s a part of the One R Twin Version, which incorporates the 360 digicam. Insta360 describes Horizon Lock as “significantly helpful for motion scenes or every time it’s tough to carry the digicam regular [as it] retains the footage upright and degree when capturing in Professional video mode (FlowState Stabilization) at 30fps.” With 360-degree Horizon Lock, you may entry horizon leveling for full rotations alongside a single axis of the digicam, creating some head-spinning results that would depart some of us feeling a bit queasy.

The brand new Loop Recording function enables you to use any of the cameras in your One R equipment as a dashcam. Hearth up the brand new operate and also you’ll all the time have the final 30 minutes of video obtainable to view, with the beforehand recorded footage routinely deleted.

Away from the automobile, Loop Recording additionally means you may shoot constantly whilst you await a selected occasion or second to happen. As per Insta360: “Think about for example ready for a good friend to reach at a shock get together — simply set the digicam up upfront, await them to reach, after which cease recording when you’ve received the shot. Solely the previous minutes of footage might be saved, liberating up important area on the reminiscence card.”

Different enhancements embrace a brand new framerate possibility of 4K 50 fps when recording in Professional video mode for each the 4K and 1-inch cameras, and a brand new Vivid coloration profile for the 1-inch digicam providing extra vibrant footage straight from the gadget.

And that’s not all. The newest replace from Insta360 additionally consists of new enhancing options similar to AquaVision for extra lifelike underwater colours, Horizon Flip that permits you to create a peculiar mirror picture, and the weird Overtaker operate that lets motorcyclists overlay knowledge on the video that exhibits the variety of automobiles they go. Insta360 claims the impact makes the footage look as if it’s come straight from a online game.

The replace is out there now by way of the same old channels that embrace the Insta360 app (iOS and Android) and Studio desktop software program.

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