panoramic camera


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Panoramic Camera

 

a wide-angle camera used to obtain photographs with a field of view of from 100° to 360° in the horizontal plane and from 30° to 35° in the vertical plane.

panoramic camera

panoramic camera
A camera that takes photographs from horizon to horizon. This type of camera is extensively used in low-level high-speed photography. Some designs utilize a lens that revolves about an axis perpendicular to the optical axis; in other designs, the camera itself is swung from side to side to obtain a panoramic field of view. The film moves like a conveyor belt at a speed synchronized with the speed of the moving image, so as to ensure congruency between the image and the film. The two main types of panoramic cameras are the direct-scanning rotary lens and the rotary prism. The camera may be mounted vertically or obliquely within the aircraft to scan across or along the line of flight.
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Panoramic cameras are designed, of course, to provide a wide angle view of a scene.
The panoramic camera, or PanCam, will be the eyes of the Rover, guiding it across the rocky Martian landscape and locating the best places to drill.
It can then center its narrower-angle panoramic camera on the chosen target and take multiple images through color filters.
He takes evident delight in the fact that his work is rooted in that of 19th century pioneers like Friedrich von Martens, who introduced his panoramic camera, the Megaskop, in Germany in 1844, though he points out "I'm moving the film rather than the camera".
For checking bottles and bottle caps, Vitronic manufactures a patented 360[degrees] panoramic camera system that operates over production lines.
For many of us growing up during the 1960s and '70s, our first experience of the panoramic camera was the school photo.
Each robot's instrumentation includes a panoramic camera, sensors that detect sound, infrared light, temperature, and humidity, motors to operate its grippers, and WiFi and USB connections.
I saw Bama messing around trying switch Sal flips with Guns, and I watched Joey chew happily on some beef jerky and wash it down with blue Slurpy, looking around through his panoramic camera for strange Southern things to take pictures of.
I'm still thoroughly on the panoramic camera track, and utterly content to wait the week or so it takes to get its film developed.
The lighting units employ a slit-aperture design, much like a rotating panoramic camera.
An image taken by the panoramic camera on the NASA rover Spirit shows the surface of Mars last week.
Though the images look as if they're shot with a panoramic camera, Prior admitted that they're not.