The Foveon X3-Direct-Image-Sensor in these cameras works like a slide film, using three layers of pixels and thus works very well for panoramic photography.
The sensor records light like a conventional slide film and produces extremely sharp images. Especially in Landscape photography, it delivers images that do not show the »digital look« other cameras provide.
Please find detailed information about the Foveon sensors on the Foveon website.
Our panoramic images are made out of many single shots.
The single shots are produced using a panoramic tripod-head to avoid parallax-errors.
We use the Manfrotto SPH303 Panoramic Head: