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Roundshot Weathercam worldwide the first professional internet weather station with high resolution 360 DIGITAL images (up to 25 million pixel)


WHO: Seitz Phototechnik AG of Switzerland, market leader in equipment for state-of-the-art panoramic photography equipment (brand name Roundshot), over 50 years in business

WHAT: A high-resolution webcam (up to 25 Million Pixel) combined with a professional weather station for the internet (temperature, wind chill, humidity, rain, wind velocity and direction as well as air pressure). Archive functions allow the weather look-up over time. Real-time graphics give a lively impression of how the weather has changed over the last 24 hours, 7 days, 1 month or the entire year. Additional features include the image archive (download panoramas for print), direct image zoom, personal time-lapse movie (images over time), personal ecards, hot spots (points of interest in the image with text and links) and a link to the network of Roundshot webcams.

The price of the Roundshot Weathercam system is 15,900 Swiss Francs (10379 Euro), including the high resolution panorama camera, the weather-proof casing, the weather station with weather sensors and console, the connection cables, the web server as well as all software required for operation. The webcam is also available without weather station and costs 13,200 Swiss Francs (8616 Euro).

WHEN: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, real-time

WHY: Would you like to get a quick overview on the internet of how the weather at a particular location really is? With one simple click the website visitor gets the full picture: an animated panorama of up to 360 and at the same time current weather readings. This is the first 360 panorama system worldwide combining up-to-date weather data with professional image quality. Contrary to traditional webcams that use low resolution video capture the Roundshot camera is based on digital photo technology. This is how panoramas of up to 25 million pixel resolution can be achieved. As a comparison: the Roundshot Weathercam reaches a 20x higher resolution than a very good standard video webcam.

There are almost endless applications in tourism (winter/summer), for weather stations (meteo), corporate websites (marketing), airports and air fields, cities (marketing), for construction sites (to illustrate construction progress in time-lapse mode) and private residences.


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