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Biggest cat (photo) ever

I remember 20 years ago looking in awe at a new Nikon digital camera: it embedded a 5 Mpixel sensor, 5 million pixels! At that time I had a 1.3 Mpixel camera. Now my smartphone has a 12 Mpixel camera (plus another one for selfie). However, even my current 12 …

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A glimpse on 2025 – V

7. Tailored Streets Here again Huawei is using an unusual naming, Tailored Streets, to indicate the expected evolution of vehicle to whatever communications. The quest for full autonomy continues, and it always seem just ’round the corner. Autonomous vehicles have been demonstrated, there are a few autonomous cabs in service …

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From time-lapse to hyperlapse

The magic of computational photography seems to lead to never-ending discovery of creative opportunities. The basic idea behind computational photography is that once you have captured an image in digits you can manipulate those digits in many ways, thus resulting in an image that is both artificial (it could not …

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Personal Digital Twins: What Data?

Having discussed a possible classification of data with respect to their sharing (access, usage, exploitation rights) the question is on what data can/should be part of a PDT. The discussion was steered by a presentation of a data “landscape”, as shown in the image. The representation is interesting because it …

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May the Force be with You

OK, this is just fun, but it shows the possibility offered by Lidar and Augmented Reality, so let’s have fun. Using the Lidar embedded in the iPhone Olivier Goguel has created an application that lets you see sparks of light, pure energy!, between your fingers as you are moving them. …

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Neural Nano Optics

C0mputational photography is in full swing and although we have seem impressive results (think of the impressive photos that are taken by the latest generation of smartphones in spite of their much smaller optics). Yet, the evolution we can expect in the coming years are even greater. Whilst so far …

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They know our whereabouts

Can’t help but smile when I hear about “privacy”… Privacy is a figment of our imagination as we spend more and more of our life in the cyberspace. Even when we think to be living in the physical space we are connected to the cyberspace and our shadows is captured …

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The magic of slow motion recording

It was a long time ago when I first saw, and was fascinated, by the image of a bullet going through an apple.How could one possible capture “the moment”? At that time, indeed, it was magic. Today’s technology makes it easier (not easy!) to capture these kind of moments. It …

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