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Are lensless cameras the future?

I wrote a number of posts on computational photography because this is the future of photography, particularly for mass market photography (although computational photography is what is being used today in most scientific image capture, including the impressive image of the black hole we saw last year). There is also …

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Using AI to detect animals eyes

Nature has evolved an impressive variety of eyes, not just in shape but also in characteristics. You may want to take a look at this wonderful article, from where I extracted the photos of a variety of eyes, to “see” what animals can “see”. I found it an amazing and …

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Curved image sensors? Good but late?

A digital camera is harvesting light in front of the lens and takes it to the sensor. Rays bounced from what is in front of the camera come from any direction and are bent by the lenses to hit the image sensor. Those rays that are directed to the edges …

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Digital Transformation – Disruptions II

The second disruption that swept the photographic world was again the result of technology evolution although it was sprinkled with cultural aspects, fuelled by flanking value chains, making this an interesting disruption to analyse. As shown in the graphic produced by the Camera and Imaging Product Association the market of …

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Digital Transformation – Disruptions

The Digital Transformation with its resulting loss of value (it opens up newer value creation opportunities, as well, and I will consider those later) disrupts business affecting incumbent players and opening the doors to new ones. Disruptions can have different roots that may be difficult to pinpoint. Sometimes it may …

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How fast does glass break?

First Winter day (or Summer day if you are down under) and so it is appropriate to “freeze”. Actually, it is not freezing in the way of cold, rather freezing in the way of slowing down something that we probably watched many times but we never actually see what happened …

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Is an image still worth a thousand words?

The number of photos taken with film camera peaked in 1999 when consumers around the world took some 80 billion photos. In 2018 consumers are sharing some 3 billion photos a day, that is 1.1 trillion a year. Overall, digital photos have exceeded 1.2 trillion a year and the number …

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