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Circle Optics, Inc.

November 9, 2022: Zak Niazi, CEO

 Circle Optics has developed the world's first distortion-free panoramic camera. Panoramic imaging is already part of everyday life. From accelerating the delivery of life saving resources, to ensuring aerospace safety, to enhancing surveillance capabilities for protection, to increasing participation in immersive experiences. Different from other cameras on the market which work by overlapping fields-of-view, creating perspective errors, Circle Optics works by aligning fields-of-view to produce a seamless 360° image instantly and requires no stitching, enabling your field-of-view to be accurately captured in real time.

Circle Optics' solution is protected by a dozen patents awarded and pending. The company has secured $3.7 million in contracts from NASA, NSF, AFWERX and has received $2.2 million of investments to date, including from the Genius NY 2021 and Luminate 2019 competitions. Circle Optics also received silver recognition in Pepperdine's Most Fundable Company List 2022.

Target markets include $10B in Robotics/Drones, $200M in Aerospace/Defense and $122M in Immersive Experiences/Media.

Circle Optics has a team of 15 people with broad experience in business, engineering, software, project management and marketing. The company is raising a $500,000 Community Funding round on the Wefunder platform. Visit and for more information.


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