The Insta360 cameras attach to the charging port your Android or iPhone for filming in 360 degrees, and with a new update to the company’s app today owners will be able to livestream that view to Facebook.
The Insta360 Nano ($200 for iPhone) and Insta360 Air ($130 for Android) get the capability through an update to their dedicated apps. The company is also planning the Insta360 Pro, a “professional-level” 8K camera, for release in Q2 that is said to also be integrated with Facebook.
The Nano for iPhone also supports 360-degree live-streaming to Twitter and Periscope, and according to company it is possible to go live on YouTube with its cameras as well.
The Facebook integration lets camera owners go live on timelines, groups and pages. According to the company, while broadcasting live “on-screen indicators in the Air and Nano apps will let users see how many viewers are tuning in, watch ‘Likes’ and other reactions update in real time,” as well as monitor live comments.