Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device comprising: a first micro-camera-element comprising a first sensor area and a first aperture element, the first aperture element having a first structural configuration, the first aperture element and the first sensor area being disposed relative to each other in order to cooperate in obtaining first imaging data having first characteristics, and the first characteristics comprising first imaging resolution and first angular coverage; a second micro-camera-element comprising a second sensor area and a second aperture element, the second aperture element having a second structural configuration, the second aperture element and the second sensor area being disposed relative to each other in order to cooperate in obtaining second imaging data having second characteristics, the second characteristics comprising second imaging resolution and second angular coverage, and the first imaging resolution differing from the second imaging resolution, the first angular coverage differing from the second angular coverage, or any combination thereof. Additional embodiments are disclosed.
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|Published - Mar 8 2022