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50-Gigapixel Camera Created Using 98 Microcameras

Researchers at Duke University and the University of Arizona say the age of consumer gigapixel cameras are just around the corner – and they’ve created a prototype gigapixel camera to back up their claim,


Gigapixel camera could screen you for cancer -

from BBC News

Gigapixel camera offers super sharp shots

#50000 #megapixels #camera developed by US university! A camera capable of creating images with "unprecedented detail" has been unveiled by US engineers. The prototype machine - dubbed AWARE2 - is capable of of taking pictures with resolutions of up 50 gigapixels, equivalent to 50,000 megapixels, according to the team from Duke University in North Carolina. It works by synchronizing 98 tiny cameras in a single device.

Gigapixel Camera Design Gives Sneak Peek Into Next-Gen Digital Cameras A group of engineers at Duke University has developed an experimental design of a gigapixel camera. The camera, named AWARE-2, is part of a project funded by United States Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency. The camera lets users zoom into portions of a captured image in extraordinary details. This concept, if made to the consumer market, could change the way images are taken and viewed by users. #tech #cool…

DARPA recently revealed information on its ARGUS-IS a drone surveillance camera that uses hundreds of smartphone image sensors to record a 1.8 gigapixel image #drones


Supercamera: More Pixels Than You Know What To Do With

from Forbes

Meet The Gigapixel Camera: Your 14 Megapixel Digital Camera On Steroids

Meet The Gigapixel Camera: Your 14 Megapixel Digital Camera On Steroids - Forbes