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4D digital camera for robotic vision

Researchers at Stanford Computational Imaging Lab have developed a 4D camera to help autonomous vehicles and more generally robots to assess their environment. The 4D refers to the fact that the system is able to capture an image (2D) creating various focus planes (3D) using light field technology and providing …

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60TB seem huge, till you see 330TB

Last year, 2016, Seagate presented their new SSD storage with a huge 60TB capacity. It is not on the market yet, as of August 2017, and analysts expect a price tag around 40,000$, not exactly for my purse. That means a 0.66$ cost per GB. Compare this with a cost …

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Post processing before taking the shot!

Post processing lets you tweak your digital photos to improve the image (what it might mean to you: making it as similar as possible to the image you saw or enhancing some aspects to steer the image perception where you want) and that is why it is called “post processing”. …

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The Magic Bench

Disney has always been about … magic, so no wonder they came up with a Magic Bench. At Disney research they have come up  creating a magic bench for you to sit on and enjoy an immersive virtual reality. The bench is placed in front of a very large screen …

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