IR compound eyes

Just thought this idea was so simple, cool and original that I had to share it with all you good Arduino folks.

A guy has invented a simple and cheap way of creating an IR based compound eye a la those of arthropods (eg. insects).

Basically he got inspired by this:

And then created this:

It's very simple and only costs 5$. However he also provided the details for making one yourself.

Check it out: