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RTV Launches Rotator XS at Provider Convention

RTV had much success with the launch of the new RTV Rotator XS over the weekend at the virtual tour convention.  Virtual tour providers from all over the world got first dibs on the new enhanced XS Pano Head. A hybrid of our X3 redesigned to photograph and capture full 360 x 360 Spherical virtual tour photography for use in the RealTour Fusion virtual tour system. The XS has a hinged arm to allow the camera to point up and down and also features a quick disconnect camera mount allowing you to quickly remove your camera from the rotator for shooting stills or video clips also supported by the new Fusion platform.

Weighing in at only 2 lbs. 10.3 ounces, the new Rotator XS The Rotator XS was designed with the same engineering excellence as the X3, and RTV is continuing a lifetime warranty on the unit.

The XS rotator will sell for $400  brand new, and will be included in our new FusionMax XS virtual tour builder kit.  RTV will continue selling the popular X3 unit for $300.00 and it will be included in our new FusionMax X3 builder kit.

XS Panoramic Rotator HeadCurrent RTV providers who are thinking about getting into 360 X 360 photography, RTV has not forgotten about you. The Rotator XS is built with the same rotating base as our, X3, and Mini allowing you to simply purchase the new XS arm and attach for an instant upgrade.  The XS has the identical pre-measured 12 clicking positions as its predecessors and depending on the lens you use, our rotators are capable of shooting 12, 6, 4, 3, or 2 picture panoramas.

We’re very excited about the new XS and the new kind of 360 X 360 virtual tours it will bring. Upgrade to an XS today for only $179 or purchase new.  We sold completely out of our first batch of  XS’s and upgrade arms at the show however RTV plans on having a batch of sixty in stock early next week. 


XS Panoramic Rotator HeadThank you all for coming to our convention and taking the 11 virtual tour classes that were held.  We’re going to be looking for a new convention center for next years virtual tour convention since we went over the hotel’s capacity at this years event.

Thanks for your continued support!

Team RTV
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RTV Announces the Release of the Rotator-Mini™ Panoramic Tripod Head

Traverse City, Mi – October 9, 2008 – Real Tour Vision (RTV) today announced the release of their newest 360 virtual tour system, the RTV Rotator-Mini™. This newest addition to their line of proprietary, calibrated virtual tour hardware and software solutions is engineered with the same precision as their full size virtual tour hardware packages. Their unique process involves Variable Controlled Stitching™ technology which controls more variables throughout the image capture and photo stitching process than other available options available on the market today.

Jason LaVanture, Vice President of RTV stated, “We are excited to release the Rotator-Mini this month. Now more than ever, real estate agents and local virtual tour business owners need economical solutions to remain competitive without sacrificing the quality of their services or their business image. The addition of the Rotator-Mini allows both our in-house and full service virtual tour providers to offer the same high quality virtual tours as our complete builder kit and at a fraction of the cost. In the nine years that RTV has been in business this is one of those moments that you look back on and say, ‘that was a game changer’!”

According to the website, the new Rotator-Mini panoramic tripod head provides uncompromised quality for virtual tours and panoramic VR. The evenly spaced and level photos taken with the Rotator-Mini produce beautiful interactive panoramas quickly and effortlessly. This small pano head is engineered specifically for lightweight point and shoot digital cameras and weighs in at less than 2 lbs. Combined with RTV software, the Rotator-Mini enables real estate agents and virtual tour providers to turn digital photography into immersive interactive virtual tours at an economical price.

RTV is also offering an upgrade program to replace the now discontinued 360 stick. Real estate agents that wish to upgrade to the Rotator-Mini may contact RTV at 866-947-8687 ext 410 for reduced upgrade pricing. Because of the compact size, the Rotator-Mini may not be compatible with many larger digital SLR cameras; however interested parties are encouraged to contact RTV for other available options.