A wide angle lens isn’t the only way to get a panoramic holiday snap. A robotic camera mount's been invented that promises to capture highly detailed panoramic shots with ease. GigaPan A commercial GigaPan model will released this year The GigaPan robotic mount attaches to any compact camera. Users simply select the area they …
I use http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~mbrown/autostitch/autostitch.html for my panramics, find it very good. No robotic arm though.
Your own twin
Will it be like those panoramic cameras they used to do the school photograph? Every year someone would stand at one end then run round the back of the camera to appear again at the other, making their own twin.