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Spiral Web Scan Panoramic Camera System
Author(s): Werner I. Frank; Paul R. Klotz
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Paper Abstract

An experimental panoramic camera has been breadboarded which generates film strips side by side, diagonally across a 91/2-inch film web. Both scanning optics and film move continuously and no clamping mechanism or vacuum platen is required. This enables the camera to operate at over 10 frames per second. Other advantages are convenient stereoscopic viewing, and the use of much smaller film spools than for similar coverage of a conventional panoramic camera.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1975
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0058, Effective Utilization and Application of Small Format Camera Systems, (1 September 1975); doi: 10.1117/12.954322
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Werner I. Frank, Itek Corporation (United States)
Paul R. Klotz, Itek Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0058:
Effective Utilization and Application of Small Format Camera Systems
Francis R. LaGesse, Editor(s)

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