Ricoh Theta successor adds 360-degree spherical video; third-party developers courted with new SDK

 

 

Back in early 2013, Ricoh first showed a prototype of one of the most unusual digital cameras we've ever seen, featuring twin fisheye lenses facing in opposite directions. The idea of that camera, which six months later hit retail as the Ricoh Theta, was that it would capture a full 360-degree spherical panorama in a single press of the shutter button, automatically stitching together imagery captured by each lens.

Since both images were captured simultaneously, the Ricoh Theta solved a significant issue for panoramic photography…

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