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DIY 'Descriptive Camera' captures images, prints out prose

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Have you ever wished that cameras could capture not only an image of the scene in front of them, but also describe it to you in plain English? Ok, what if it bypassed the whole "photo" thing and just spit out a slip of paper with words on it? Well, if you're still interested, the impressive Matt Richardson (of Make fame) has a project right up your alley. The Descriptive Camera is a relatively simple device really.
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Apple Patents A Lytro-Style Camera For iPhone For Changing Focus On Captured Images

Technology : TechCrunch (9 months ago)

Apple has been awarded a patent today that describes a system for taking images that can change focus after their capture (via AppleInsider). The tech might sound familiar: Startup Lytro created its light-field camera hardware to ac... Read Post

How the BBC uses tiny cameras to capture their incredible wildlife images

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (yesterday)

BBC wildlife filmmaker John Downer explains how new camera formats had changed the rules of the game—new small HD spy cameras can be hidden almost anywhere, allowing him and his team to get unique images that capture the true behavi... Read Post

Google launches a Photo Sphere Camera app for iPhone to help you create 360º images

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 days ago)

Google’s existing camera app already brought photo spheres to Android users, and now the internet giant has introduced a dedicated Photo Sphere Camera app to the iOS realm too. With the app, users can create 360º images and share th... Read Post

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