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Comments on Throw This Panoramic Ball Camera!
Let's hope that it proves possible to manufacture this camera at a price at which we can afford it. (Read the complete story)

"Pretty warpy for 36 cameras. Google steetview uses 2 180 cams and seems better."
(duG 11/3/2011 3:17:22 PM)
"Any wide-angle panorama rendered in ordinary rectangular perspective will look like that. Google would look the same if it let you zoom out that far. Click on some of the photos at krpano (dot) com (slash) docu (slash) projections and look what happens as you pan around. Rectangular perspective is easy to implement in a camera, but it's not really the best way to render wide-angle scenes onto a flat surface."
(warp factor five 11/6/2011 1:46:09 AM)

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