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AI Searches Public Cameras to Find When Instagram Photos Were Taken

Dries Depoorter has created an artificial intelligence (AI) software that searches public camera feeds against Instagram posts to find the moment that a photo was taken. The Belgian artist has posted a video of his remarkable project that he calls The Follower which he began by recording open cameras that are public and broadcast live on websites such as EarthCam. After that, he scraped…
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New Lensless Camera Captures 3D Depth Photos in a Single Exposure

Two researchers from the University of California, Davis have created a camera that uses a microlens array and new image processing algorithms to capture 3D photos in a single exposure. Weijian Yang, Ph.D., and doctoral student Feng Tian say that because the camera is able to learn from existing data on how to digitally reconstruct a 3D scene it can produce these images in real-time…
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Introduction With the announcement of the Fujifilm X-H2, it becomes clearer how the company’s two flagship models compare and who they’re aimed at. We’re going to take a quick look…
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Nikon snaps back at lawsuit, suggests RED's compressed Raw patents aren’t entirely valid

Earlier this year, the cinema camera manufacturer RED filed a lawsuit alleging Nikon illegally used RED’s patented data compression technology in its flagship full-frame mirrorless camera, the Z9. Per Y.M. Cinema, Nikon has answered RED’s lawsuit and denied ‘almost all infringements.’ RED’s original lawsuit claimed the Z9’s internal compressed Raw capabilities…
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How Steve Sasson Invented the Digital Camera

Steve Sasson is an electrical engineer who invented the digital camera while working for Kodak. The Rochester, New York, company, which had made its fortune by selling photographic film and paper for most of the 20th century, did not think that Sasson’s digital camera had any place in photography, and that lack of foresight ironically put Kodak out of business. In July 2022, Kodak announced that…
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