The Next Thing Company has launched their new OTTO Gif Camera this week that is powered by a Raspberry Pi mini PC and has been designed to be completely hackable.
The OTTO Gif camera is fitted with a rotating crank that pops up and folds out from the top of the camera. Simply crank the handle to make a GIF and when you are finished rewind the crank one turn and your GIF is created.
To learn more about the OTTO Gif Camera project and see it in action, watch the video below. Its creators explain a little more :
“The OTTO Gif Camera customizable camera powered by Raspberry Pi. Make and share camera modes that shoot photos with your unique style.
OTTO lets YOU decide how it takes pictures. Besides being the only camera that makes animated GIFs, OTTO’s an image making machine that can transform into hundreds of different cameras with a quick tap. GIFs, time lapses, impromptu photo booths, or something brand new, OTTO is ready for adventure!
OTTO lets you take photos with a real camera, while still being able to easily share them to your favorite people. Photos taken with OTTO are viewed and shared from your smartphone.”
The OTTO Gif Camera project is currently over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to production.
So if you think OTTO Gif Camera is something you could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help OTTO Gif Camera become a reality. For more details on Raspberry Pi displays and HATS jump over to our essential guide.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Camera News, Concepts & Design, Top News