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[DailyMail] World's first spherical camera that creates 360 degree panorama photos

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The Theta camera from Japanese firm Ricoh is the world's first handheld camera that takes fully spherical photos with just one shot.

It can be held up to any scene, and once the shutter button is pressed, the camera's 'ultra-slim twin-lens optical system' snaps the view from around, above and below the device automatically - creating seamless panoramas.



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I work for Ricoh, cool to see this stuff.
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I'll buy if it fire lasers and does a cat sound.

*Meoww*

I can see great utility in such device, such as finaly be able to take a photo in one shot of my mother.


Joke aside, my mom isn't fat and looking at this picture makes me sick (trying to decipher what it is actualy)
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That's pretty awesome but really disorienting. That is a square room? Almost looks abstract.
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The picture makes me a bit nauseous. If it can take video I can see it being used for security purposes. Get a 360 view of everything in the room at once.
    
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Yay for self skyboxes!
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