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October 9, 2006

Wooden Olympus Camera

at 6:04 am. Filed under Cool Gadgets

It is refreshing to see large companies such as Olympus thinking outside the box and making a product that no one else has thought about!

“Olympus has announced a prototype of three dimensional camera made from Japanese evergreen wood at Photokina 2006.The camera is made by three dimensional compression of the wood using latest technology. Japanese cypress wood was compressed for the model. The hardness of the compressed wood exceeds that of plastic. The camera uses microscope lens A Japanese cypress is an evergreen that grows to between 100 and 130 feet tall with a base diameter from two to five feet. ”

Via: Far East Gizmos and Popgadget