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Friday October 16, 2015

Affordable Camera Sees Things Invisible To The Naked Eye

Researchers from the University of Washington and Microsoft Research have developed a camera that can actually see your viens. As far as I know, it can't see through clothes but it can tell if melons are ripe. big grin

The team of computer science and electrical engineers developed HyperCam, a lower-cost hyperspectral camera that uses both visible and invisible near-infrared light to "see" beneath surfaces and capture unseen details. This type of camera is typically used in industrial applications and can cost between several thousand to tens of thousands of dollars.