Microsoft RingCam - 360 Degree Camera

The RingCam is an omnidirectional camera, which captures 360-degrees of video.  It is constructed of inexpensive 1394 digital cameras (each 640x480).  The RingCam differs from existing omnidirectional cameras, like the OmniCam, in that it is much higher resolution (3000x480), and significantly cheaper.  It requires a single 1394 cable to interface to a PC.  Images from […]

The RingCam is an omnidirectional camera, which captures 360-degrees of video.  It is constructed of inexpensive 1394 digital cameras (each 640x480).  The RingCam differs from existing omnidirectional cameras, like the OmniCam, in that it is much higher resolution (3000x480), and significantly cheaper.  It requires a single 1394 cable to interface to a PC.  Images from each camera are stitched together in real-time to form a high resolution panorama.
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