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The world's first digital fisheye camera

Updated 10:31 AM ET, Fri April 12, 2013
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The Little Cyclops camera may be as small as average adult thumb, but it has powerful features, including a timelapse mode, 12 megapixel resolution and HD video recording capabilities. Courtesy Greg Dash
Inventor Greg Dash only decided to make the device because he couldn't find a reasonably priced alternative fisheye lens for his digital SLR camera and he didn't want to wait for a smartphone app to load. Courtesy Greg Dash
A posing primate as captured with the Little Cyclops camera. Dash raised the money for producing the camera through crowd-funding website Indiegogo. Only 1,000 will be made in the first run and sold for a price of $100 each. Courtesy Greg Dash
Greg Dash stoops to capture a picture. The PhD student has been overwhelmed by interest in the Little Cyclops. At one stage he was receiving an e-mail every seven minutes on the topic. Courtesy Greg Dash
People from all around the world have been keen to snap up the device, says Dash, with orders coming in from as far afield as Japan and Taiwan. Courtesy Greg Dash