Stereo Camera

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stereo camera

[′ster·ē·ō ′kam·rə]
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Stereo Camera


a camera designed to take two simultaneous photographs of the same object, thus producing a stereopair. The camera has two identical objectives spaced 65mm apart (65mm is the average interpupillary distance in man).

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