Hackable ‘Soft Camera’ for Computational Photography

Hackable 'Soft Camera'  for Computational Photography

An open-source digital camera platform… Wow… The video for this project makes mention of on the fly dynamic range adjustments and infinite focus via micro lens arrays. Amazing stuff, I can hardly wait for something like this to make it to the general public.

Anyone will be able to create new features for the camera by writing aps that control all the camera’s functions — focus, exposure, shutter speed, flash, etc. Cameras could be taught new tricks with downloadable apps, analogous to iPhone apps.

[A tip of the CyberHelm to Special Agent Greg for this one]

Stanford open-source camera could revolutionize photography.

Posted: September 3rd, 2009
at 8:56pm by John


Categories: Cool,Mods,Photography,Technology

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