Tag Archives: imaging

  • Thermal Imaging: A Cost Effective Solution in Every Home

    Infrared cameras have been used by insulation contractors and energy auditors for more than 30 years to diagnose home-performance issues. Their first use, a very expensive camera at the time, can be traced back to the late 1970s for the diagnosis of thermal envelope defects. Today, infrared cameras are called thermographic scanners or thermal imaging devices. How Is Thermal Imaging Used in the Construction Industry? Thermal Imaging, the detection, and location of .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shehwar Ali
  • Lytro: Photography’s giant leap forward

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY, USA. A still camera technology that generates an image that can be refocused by photographers after the photo has been taken. Lytro lets you take pictures like never before. Unlike a conventional camera that captures a single plane of light, the Lytro camera captures the entire light field, which is all the light traveling in every direction in every point in space. By instantly .. ... READ MORE

    By: Susan Smith
  • A camera that can see around corners

    MIT, USA. Ultra-fast camera can create images of hidden objects using scattered laser light. A new imaging system developed at MIT's Media Lab could use opaque walls, doors or floors as 'mirrors' to gather information about scenes outside its line of sight. In doing so, the camera is able to see objects hidden behind walls. Such a camera could be invaluable in dangerous or inaccessible locations, such as inside machinery with moving parts, or in highly con .. ... READ MORE

    By: Susan Smith
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