Given the bulk of WA lens and ports I thought folks might be interested in this article:
I doubt such technology will be on market soon.
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Posted 28 October 2013 - 01:32 PM
Well, just make your sensor on a matching sphere, (sure, what could possibly be the problem).
Canon 7d, Nauticam, Lots of glass, Olympus OMD-EM5, Nauticam, 60 macro, 45 macro, 8 mm fisheye, Inon, S&S, Athena Strobes plus lots of fiddly bits.
Posted 01 November 2013 - 04:43 AM
Yes, that would be an almost perfect replication of the human eye: a wide-angle lens on the front and a hemisphere-shaped sensor (the retina) on the back sending picture data to the brain. No shutter required; focusing mechanism and iris still lacking. Let the processor do all data-processing to get a straight picture out of it.