Posts Tagged 'imaging'

World’s Smallest Magazine Cover

While there’s no shrink ray in existence as of yet, scientists are hard at work at making magazines available for us, just in case we ever get down to the micrometer scale. In fact, a laboratory in Switzerland has managed to print an image so small that you could fit over 2,000 of them onto a single grain of salt. If they were to do this, the title of this article would be called “4,000 pandas on a grain of salt.”

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/04/27/worlds-smallest-magazine-cover/#ixzz30ObBDbuq

Structure Sensor for iPad: 3D Scanning to Go

When I decided to get an iPad instead of a Kindle to read my books, it opened up new realms of possibilities. The iPad is the first computer I switch on during the day, and the last to be switched off. There are lots of nifty things you can use the iPad for, and soon you’ll be able to use it as a 3D object scanner.

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Read more @ Technabob

3D Printed Skateboard: Print to Kickflip

3D printing has come a long way, and it’s going to go even further, when everyone can easily purchase an affordable and fast 3D printer for their homes. We’ve seen lots of intriguing items output using 3D printing tech, and now a Dutch artist created this 3D printed skateboard.

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Read more @ Technabob

Leica X Vario Camera: APS-C Compact Isn’t Cheap, But It Is a Real Leica

I love good digital cameras, and you definitely get a lot of value for what you pay for, since mine has lasted me about 7 years. That being said, it’s no Leica (just a Nikon.) With their latest announcement, Leica showcases another elegant take on compact cameras.

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Read more @ Technabob

Sandy Island, The Island That Wasn’t There

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A New Zealand researcher thinks that he has solved the riddle of a mysterious South Pacific island shown on Google Earth and world maps, but which doesn’t really exist. He thinks that a whaling ship from 1876 is to blame.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Eta Carina Nebula Imaged with 268-Megapixel Camera

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Eta Carina Nebula. Credit: ESO

The Eta Carina Nebula (NGC 3372) surrounds several open clusters of stars, including Eta Carinae and HD 93129A, two of the most massive and luminous stars in the Milky Way. The Eta Carina Nebula lies between 6,500 and 10,000 light-years from Earth and appears in the constellation of Carina, in the Carina-Sagittarius Arm of the Milky Way.

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Belkin NetCam: Big Brother Is Watching You… At Night… In the Dark…

I can’t remember exactly the last time I paid for a webcam, probably 8 years ago, or something like that, however if you use your webcam a lot, it makes sense to buy something with a better sensor than the one you’ve got stuck on the top of your laptop. Check out Belkin’s NetCam, a webcam that’s got night vision.

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Read more @ Technabob


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