Tiny camera records details of scene without losing sight of the big picture
To capture all the details of a crime scene, you might take many photos at close range. To get the whole scene at once, you could use a wide-angle or fisheye lens; but without an especially large lens you ...
100-megapixel camera developed
A Chinese institute has successfully developed a camera featuring a 100-megapixel charge-coupled device (CCD) chip, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced on Wednesday.
Top robotic helicopter team sets sights on impossible mission (w/ Video)
If the mission sounds impossible, that's because it is—at least with today's technology: Build a three-pound flying machine that can, under its own control, take off, fly through a window into a model building, ...
Thomas Edison inspires the oscar awards you don't see
Thomas Edison's invention of the first motion picture camera in 1891 inspired scientific and technological advances that he never could have imagined.
Florida mulls drone war on the mosquito
Octocopter to monitor crops
Rothamsted Research has obtained a high performance radio remote-controlled octocopter equipped with four distinct cameras, thanks to funding from The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council ...
MSU lands first drone
Farmers can now get a birds-eye view of their fields – in full HD – thanks to Michigan State University landing its first drone.