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#1 allen


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Posted 15 October 2013 - 06:31 AM

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.

#2 bvanant


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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).

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#3 Walmyr Buzatto

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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.

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