Ricoh's Vecnos company announces new pen-shaped 360-degree camera

Ricoh's Vecnos company creates new pen-shaped 360-degree camera
(Image credit: Vecnos)

Vecnos, a new startup venture spun out of and funded by Ricoh, has unveiled its first product today – an ultra-compact 360-degree camera. This intriguing Vecnos product is a proprietary four-lens optical system, with three lenses on the side and one on the top. This enables the camera to be ultra-slim and pen-shaped. 

Vecnos has also announced that users will be able to use the Vecnos app to easy enhance and share their images and videos on social media platforms including TikTok and Instagram

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