Samsung is working on a six-camera smartphone system that enables each lens to tilt to a new angle, independently of the others.
A new patent revealed this week shows a system that could dramatically enhance the camera’s field of view, enabling the system to capture more of a landscape or subject in question.
For example, if the photographer was looking for a mega panorama, the central cameras could continue to face straight ahead while those at the edges could tilt to cast a much wider net.
The patent, filed by Samsung this year, is called ‘Apparatus and method for operating multiple cameras for digital photography’ and explains a system with five wide-angle lenses and a single telephoto lens.
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