Apple Files Patent for ‘Mobile Camera System’ With Multiple Cameras for Optical Zoom

Apple has filed a patent for a ‘MOBILE CAMERA SYSTEM’ that uses multiple cameras to provide optical zoom to a user.The company notes that as iPhones and other multifunction devices become common place, users are demanding feature such as zoom photography that they have been become accustomed to using in dedicated-purpose camera bodies. Typically the zoom feature in a camera requires moving mechanical parts that increase the cost and complexity of the device. Apple says it also reduces the reliability of the device and takes up valuable internal space.Apple proposes using multiple cameras at different focal lengths to provide optical zoom:Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Newsletter,   App Store,   YouTubeAdvertise Here

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