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Tiny Wireless Capsule Camera

Description Tiny, pill-sized cameras are frequently used in the medical field to visualize the gastrointestinal tract, particularly areas not readily accessible by bulkier devices. Increasingly, consideration is given to using these devices in patients who cannot tolerate, or are otherwise unwilling to undergo, a conventional colonoscopy. The possibility of displacing or augmenting these methods with tiny, ...

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Inside the Intel RealSense Gesture Camera

The Intel® RealSense™ gesture camera represents another foray by Intel into the consumer products space. The camera has been incorporated into the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15.  Intel disclosed at IDF14 that the device is formed using three components: a conventional color CMOS image sensor camera, an infrared images sensor, an infrared light projector (the main focus of this article), plus an image processor. I ...

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Handheld Self-stabilizing Camera Platform Using Atmega1284

1 Introduction Sound Bite We created a handheld self-stabilizing camera platform using two high-torque servo motors, a gyroscope, an accelerometer, and a wooden frame. Brief Summary As avid outdoor enthusiasts, we often find ourselves taking action shots of our adventures, only to discover a very shaky and nauseating video of our endeavors at the end of the day. So, for our project, we decided to create a h ...

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How Cameras Work

Cameras: Focus We've seen that a real image is formed by light moving through a convex lens. The nature of this real image varies depending on how the light travels through the lens. This light path depends on two major factors: The angle of the light beam's entry into the lens The structure of the lens The angle of light entry changes when you move the object closer or farther away from the lens. You can s ...

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How do instant cameras work?

How Instant Film Develops The component that gets the developing process going is the reagent (as in re-agent), a mix of opacifiers, alkali, white pigment and other elements. The reagent sits in a layer just above the light-sensitive layers and just below the image layer. Before you take the picture, the reagent material is all collected in a blob at the border of the plastic sheet, away from the light-sens ...

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Nikon Camera Remote Control using ATtiny13 Microcontroller

This is an IR remote control for Nikon cameras. It is compatible with the Nikon ML-L3 remote control. Supported cameras include: D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70s, D80, Coolpix 8400 8800. This design is based on an idea from http://www.bigmike.it/ircontrol/. The circuit is extremely simple: an ATtiny13V, button, transistor, resistor, IR diode and 3V battery. You could even omit the transistor and resistor, and ...

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Pixim Releases Complete Set of Camera Module Reference Designs Based on Innovative Seawolf Chip

Mountain View, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Pixim Inc., a leading provider of imaging chips for enterprise security cameras, announced the release of three camera module reference designs based on its new Seawolf chip. The three sizes, 32x32mm, 38x38mm, and 42x42mm, allow Pixims customers to easily and quickly support all of the popular, worldwide camera module form factors used in high-volume security c ...

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