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Photography Without a Lens? Future of Images May Lie in Data

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Photography Without a Lens? Future of Images May Lie in Data

By DAVE GERSHGORN December 23, 2015 :  The New York Times Company
“The light passes through a glass sphere instead of a traditional lens, and it is diffracted into a cup of angled sensors. Because the camera knows exactly how light will pass through the sphere, it decodes and stitches the data from each sensor to make a complete image. “The hope is that if this architecture is adopted, you’ll see smaller and smaller cameras producing images with orders of magnitude higher resolution,” Mr. Nayar said.

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2 thoughts on “Photography Without a Lens? Future of Images May Lie in Data

  1. At last a camera I don’t feel attracted to but know would be great to use. Usually I feel some sort of animal attraction but this one leaves me cold…probably a great new camera…K

    • I’m sure not long from now it will be packaged in some sort of object embedded with just the right amount of nostalgia combined with just the right amount of technological attraction and made just for you, you too can feel special. C

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