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Panasonic 3D lens

Dennis Hissink
Photokina report
Friday 1st, October 2010
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

News report Photokina - Panasonic introduced a new lens based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard from the Lumix G Micro System. The new Panasonic Lumix G 12.5mm / F12 (H-FT012) lens realizes high optical performance and compactness with many technical advantages. The world's first interchangeable 3D lens Lumix G 12.5mm / F12 (H-FT012) realizes 3D shooting. The Panasonic 3D lens features two optical systems installed within the diameter of the lens mount, creating stereo images from the left and right lenses, to be processed with a 3D image processing system.

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Panasonic 3D lens

Panasonic 3D lens

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 2nd, August 2010

Photokina 2010 News - Continuing its record of 3D technology leader-ship, Panasonic announced the development of the world's first digital interchangeable twin-lens, making it possible to shoot 3D with an interchangeable lens system camera. As a new member of Panasonic’s powerful line-up of interchangeable lenses as part of the LUMIX G Micro System, the twin-lens will allow high-quality shooting in 3D. Currently, 3D shooting with an interchangeable lens system camera is possible only by using panorama systems or by combining two lenses and two CCDs. However, these systems are not ideal and have difficulty capturing moving objects. Panasonic plans to release this new lens for sale before the end of the year.

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The growth of the digital SLR and system camera market benefits the lens manufacturers. Due to the change in the market for SLR cameras - the growing popularity of system cameras - we see new developments and innovative lens designs coming up and showcased at the world’s biggest Imaging and Trade show - Photokina 2010. New lenses need to be developed for camera systems like Micro Four Thirds and the cameras from Sony and Samsung. Several lens road maps appeared already on the websites of the lens manufactures showing interesting new products. These new system cameras will change the lens market, in which way and in what time period is something we really want to know. Maybe Photokina show 2010 will give us a more insight view of today’s lens market. Look out for our daily Photokina report.