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CES Side Notes:  Mirrorless Cameras Gaining Ground
2012-01-10 08:22:05

One thing that was hard not to take notice of on Press Day at the 2012 International Consumer Electronic Show is the copious amounts of cameras in everyone´s hands while waiting in line before press conferences. This year, I have found that there is a noticeably large percentage of people using the new mirrorless camera technology rather than DSLR cameras. Canon seems to be the typical camera of choice for media, yet they have not announced plans for a mirrorless camera. ...

2011-12-28 08:00:00

ASE Optics' lens system design was recently put to the test in imaging the Hudson River Valley flood damage. Christopher Cotton, General Manager of ASE Optics, an optical engineering services firm, discusses techniques to improve the performance of imaging systems in aerial applications like natural disaster response. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 ASE Optics, an optical engineering services firm, improves lens system performance for aerial applications through new techniques to...


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2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.