I think they'll leave "us" alone. They'll come up with something
interesting, though. They still have that 360 lens stashed away in their
closet, right? I do wonder if any products will be consumer-oriented - maybe
they'll only be professional/industrial/military oriented. One guess -
they'll have a 2 or 3-shot machine which doesn't require any stitching, and
doesn't suck like ipix ;)) in mid-2008.
Re: Who bought the patent?
> > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PanoToolsNG/message/3290;_ylc=X3oDMTJydHNpMmNmBF9TAzk3MzU5NzE1BGdycElkAzE4MjI3ODQ4BGdycHNwSWQDMTcwNTAwNjQ5NgRtc2dJZAMzMjkwBHNlYwNkbXNnBHNsawN2bXNnBHN0aW1lAzExNjEwODYxNDg-> Posted
> > by: "Scott Highton" yahoo@...
> > <yahoo@...?Subject=+Re%3A%20Who%20bought%20the%20patent%3F> scotthighton
> > <http://profiles.yahoo.com/scotthighton>
Let's all just move forward and utilize these core technologies
> > effectively, rather than incessantly squabbling over who should own
> > what part so them in order to try to make a quick buck by suing
> > everyone.
> > It's no wonder so few people are making any money in VR these days.
> > That's a shame, because we could all be benefiting collectively from
> > the technologies if we spent more time actually utilizing them,
> > rather than trying to prevent others from doing so.
> > Respectfully,
> > Scott Highton
> > Author, Virtual Reality Photography
> > Web: http://www.vrphotography.com
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