Olympus joins the action camera race with its Stylus TG-Tracker

Olympus expands the outdoor video experience with the latest member of the Tough product family, the new Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker. According to the press release the Stylus Tough TG-Tracker is the first rugged experiential camera that combines Olympus’s Tough rugged capabilities with an advanced Field Sensor System, a 204° ultra-wide-angle F2.0 high-speed lens and Ultra HD 4K 30p video capture to record action video with corresponding activity data. The Stylus Tough TG-Tracker’s built-in Field Sensors include GPS, a barometric-pressure sensor, a temperature sensor, an e.Compass and an accelerometer. Data logs can be displayed simultaneously with recorded images using the Olympus Image Track app.

According to the press release the Olympus Tough series, the Stylus Tough TG-Tracker is optimized for the most extreme shooting environments, with five rugged capabilities: waterproof to depths of 100 feet,dustproof, shockproof from 7 feet, freeze proof to 14°F, and crushproof up to 220 pounds of force,— no protective case required. The Stylus Tough TG-Tracker represents a new category of rugged cameras with its Field Sensor System that’s capable of capturing location, altitude and depth, g-force and air and water temperature while users record videos and still images of their outdoor adventures.

A high-intensity LED headlight is integrated into the camera body for shooting support in low-light conditions. The bundled SG-T01 Steady Grip helps with stable framing during hand-held shooting. The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker’s compact body and tilt-out LCD monitor provide for quick and easy video capture, including low- and high-angle shooting.
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker will be available in green and black beginning in June 2016 with an estimated street price of $349.99 (U.S.) and $479.99 (Canada).

Main Features
Field Sensor System for capturing all the action of outdoor adventures
Barometric-pressure sensor 
Temperature sensor 
Rugged capabilities: waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, freeze proof and crushproof.
High-quality images captured with an ultra-wide-angle lens
TruePicTM VII for 4K Image Processor and backlit CMOS sensor
Versatile shooting style and superb controls
Compatibility with the Olympus Image Track smart-device app.