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Camera Able To Capture Light Traveling
2011-12-14 06:23:47

[ Watch the Video ] MIT researchers have created a camera that is capable of capturing a slow-motion video of traveling light. The team developed an imaging system that is able to produce visual data at a rate of one trillion exposures per second. This fast frame rate enabled the team to produce a slow-motion video of a burst of light traveling the length of a one-liter bottle, bouncing off the cap and reflecting back to the bottle's bottom. “There´s nothing in the...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pelican Imaging Corporation, a venture-backed pioneer in computational imaging, today announced that it has developed the first prototype array camera for mobile devices. In addition, the company has announced its Technical Advisory Board comprised of three leading experts in computational imaging. The members are Professor Marc Levoy, Professor Shree K. Nayar and Dr. Bedabrata Pain. The Technical Advisory Board leverages several...

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2009-09-04 08:45:00

Stanford scientists' open-source camera could change photography by giving programmers anywhere the power to change camera features and create new possibilities. Stanford photo scientists are out to reinvent digital photography with the introduction of an open-source digital camera, which will give programmers around the world the chance to create software that will teach cameras new tricks. If the technology catches on, camera performance will be no longer be limited by the software that...


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