wide-angle lens

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wide-angle lens

a lens system on a camera that can cover an angle of view of 60° or more and therefore has a fairly small focal length

wide-angle lens

[′wīd ¦aŋ·gəl ′lenz]
(optics)
An optical lens having a large angular field, generally greater than 80°.
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This contributes to achieving high resolution to all corners of this ultra wide angle lens.
With advanced Aptina[TM] A-Pix[TM] CMOS pixel technology, the X600 features a 26mm Wide Angle lens and continuous high-speed shooting, capturing 10 frames per second in full resolution.
With Canon optics and a 28mm wide angle zoom lens, the PowerShot S60 digital camera not only complements this type of image capturing but can be implemented with ease as it requires no additional steps for retrofitting an existing wide angle lens or adapter.
KODAK EASYSHARE M580 Digital Camera features 14MP, 8X SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON Optical Zoom Wide Angle Lens, 3-inch Bright LCD with KODAK Color Science technology, HD video capture, built-in HDMI connector, and more.
Four different configurations make it ready for every size of room, including a standard zoom lens for medium throw, LV-IL01 ultra wide angle lens for the largest possible image from a very short distance, LV-IL02 for short throw and the ability to adjust the image size instead of moving the projector, and LV-IL03 long focus zoom for installation in the back of long rooms and theatres.