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New Miniature Panomorph Lens for VR and 360° Cameras in Mass Production

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February 28, 2017 13:25 KST

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) February 28, 2017 -- ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical and imaging technology announces the mass production of a new 360° panomorph lens by Kolen, a global lens supplier, optimized for VR and 360° camera products.

Designed by ImmerVision, this new 5mm, 187° FoV panomorph lens is to be integrated onto mobile consumer products and combined with 1/4 inch, 8 Mpx sensors. When combined with sensors from Sony, Samsung or OmniVision, this miniature powerhouse preserves the original image pixel density and allows for full quality across the image rendered.

Moreover, its 187° field of view is optimal for back to back cameras with ImmerVision Enables 2.0 image processing technology allowing for perfect stitching with no ghosting. Product manufacturers looking for a consumer grade miniature 360° lens for back to back cameras, smartphones, tablets, IoT devices, cameras, action cameras and drone cameras can leverage ImmerVision Enables 2.0 to enable their products to capture high quality images in 360 for VR viewing and for sharing on social media platforms.

Patrice Roulet Fontani, VP Technology and Co-Founder of ImmerVision, at the recent ICCE 2017 conference in Las Vegas stated, “Imagine the product innovations that can occur when combining 1/4 inch sensors with a miniature 360° panomorph lens that produces consistent high quality images”.

About ImmerVision

Leading innovation in 360-degree panoramic imaging, ImmerVision licenses its patented panomorph optical and software technology to global lens producers, product manufacturers and software developers. Panomorph lenses are the only ones that can be adapted to any camera, any sensor and any commercial and government market. ImmerVision Enables is the recognized standard for 360-degree solutions and applications.

About Kolen

Founded in 1999, Kolen ( has established itself as a leading developer and manufacturer of digital camera lenses and various optics applications, holding numerous intellectual properties in the optics field. Focused on pioneering the world’s smallest and ultra-slim optics, Kolen works alongside its customers to produce quality and innovative products for mobile phones and other consumer-related products and applications.

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