, bring back that retro look to your pictures by using classic analog film in a fun new way. This camera hat
was made using leftover single-use 35mm film cameras and several small servo motors, all powered by two AA batteries. With the camera array sitting on your head, you're able to capture a 360° panorama view of your surroundings. This project requires no special electronics knowledge and can be assembled in about an hour.
I designed this camera array off something I saw on the "Radar Detector" music video
by Darwin Deez. But, after making the camera hat, everyone kept asking if it was a low-fi version of Google Street View
. It's more the former than the latter, but people can draw their own interpretations. There's also Chindogu
Of course you can always just buy
) a 360° panorama camera, but it's no where near as eye-catching as this one.
Enough talk, let's make a 360° panorama camera hat!