Insect-Eye Camera Offers Wide-Angle Vision for Tiny Drones (IEEE Spectrum)

Biomimicry: The 160-degree, 180-pixel eye is inspired by an insect’s compound eye. Photo: University of Illinois and Beckman Institute

New “insect eye” cameras could someday help flying drones see into every corner of a battlefield or give tiny medical scopes an all-around view inside the human body. A team of researchers from the United States has constructed such a camera, which offers an almost 180-degree field of view using hundreds of tiny lenses. READ MORE HERE

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