Re: Panoramic lens to capture 260¡ë
- a patent description of it here maybe (or at least a related concept)
In the patent description they talk about scaling the concept so a very tiny version of the lens could be made -- good for pill bottle panoramas I guess :-)
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Roger D. Williams" <roger@...> wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Feb 2011 03:54:40 +0900, Jim Watters
> <jwatters@...> wrote:
> > Interesting lens to capture 260¡ë in a single image.
> > It utilizes most of the pixels of the camera and captures two images at
> > once.
> > http://tinyurl.com/4r9xvtk
> > or
> > http://www.optoiq.com/index/photonics-technologies-applications/lfw-display/lfw-article-display/352167/articles/laser-focus-world/volume-45/issue-2/world-news/wide-angle-optics-panoramic-imager-captures-an-unoccluded-260deg.html
> > I think this would make a great panovideo recorder on a Red camera.
> Fascinating, Jim. Some original thinking going on there!
> I found it amusing that with all the care and ingenuity
> that went into creating this device, they didn't bother
> to set it level and got a curved horizon. <grin>
> I'd like to see a higher resolution image that would
> allow us to judge how well the seam between the two
> images is handled.
> Roger W.
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