Physics team uses pixel sensitivity of smartphone as a random generator for encryption
Looking at San Francisco through Google Glass
After you slip on Google Glass - the new computer you wear on your face - you get things rolling with the voice command, "OK, Glass." Then you tell the eyeglass-like contraption what you want it to do - take ...
Skinny lens makes cheap surveillance camera for home use
Dark alleys might not feel so dangerous someday thanks to a new ultra-thin type of lens, which could pave the way to making smaller and cheaper heat-sensing imagers. A team of French researchers has found ...
Solving a moving problem
Victoria University graduand Ben Drayton has come up with a way to help solve the problem of measuring distance to a moving object.
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 ...
Lens combines human and insect vision to focus wide-angle views
A lens invented at The Ohio State University combines the focusing ability of a human eye with the wide-angle view of an insect eye to capture images with depth.
Las Cumbres Observatory 'Sinistro' astronomy imager captures first light
Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope (LCOGT), with first lights at nine new 1-meter telescopes since April of 2012, achieved another critical milestone by capturing the first on-sky image with a production ...
Multiview 3-D photography made simple
Computational photography is the use of clever light-gathering tricks and sophisticated algorithms to extract more information from the visual environment than traditional cameras can.
iPhone 5 with scratch resistant sapphire screen demoed at Mobile World Congress 2013 (w/ video)
Gadget Watch: Samsung lens flips from 2-D to 3-D
Cameras that can record in 3-D are usually pretty complicated, sporting two lenses instead of one, to mimic human binocular vision. Samsung says it has a more elegant solution: a single lens that can go from ...
Samsung launches new Internet-connected camera
Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched a new Internet-connected camera in South Korea, as the electronics giant intensifies efforts to expand its dominance in the mobile phone market to other sectors.
Curiosity snaps evocative self portrait
Curiosity has snapped an evocative new color self-portrait – and it's totally unique, being the 1st head shot pose, showing the top of the Remote Sensing Mast (RSM).
Apple patent bid hints at changeable iPhone lens
A US patent application made public on Thursday hinted that Apple may be toying with the idea of letting picture-loving iPhone users change lenses for the smartphone cameras.
Sony unveils new, high-speed XQD memory cards
Giving photo enthusiasts and professional photographers a new level of speed and performance, the new Sony XQD memory cards support the recently adopted XQD specification for high-speed, high-performance digital image capture.