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Rambus Pursues Disposable PicoCam

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anandvy
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Re : Rambus Pursues Disposable PicoCam
anandvy   11/21/2013 2:05:56 AM
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First the company needs to get serious about the type of lens free capturing device it really wants to build. A huge number of thermal cameras are out there and if they are in search of tough competition, then they would find a familiar sector in that area. The second thing is interest generation. If the company has promised that it'll solve the imaging techniques and develop a higher resolution image next time, then it has to be definite. And thirdly, if these capturing devices can be used for security reasons as well, because in today's world, municipal corporations or town governments would happily welcome a cheaper and more flexible alternative to CCTV cams.

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Re: Capturing images without lenses
Jacob   11/11/2013 10:44:16 PM
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"Ya disposal cameras are very interesting and with that size there are numerous applications. "

SP, we are discussing not only about disposable cameras; it's about another interesting technology camera without lenses.

SP
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Re: Capturing images without lenses
SP   11/11/2013 3:22:27 AM
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Ya disposal cameras are very interesting and with that size there are numerous applications. 

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Capturing images without lenses
Jacob   11/11/2013 2:02:14 AM
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"Rambus is developing a so-called pico-camera, a lens-free device significantly cheaper and smaller than today's tiniest imagers. The technique still requires significant computation to deliver even a blurry image, however the company sees an initial opportunity to enter the market as a thermal camera."

Rick, very interesting idea; capturing images without lenses. Am very eager to know about the further developments and please do update through EBN.

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t.alex   11/9/2013 9:01:27 AM
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The whole solution might become costly due to the requirement of intensive computation. But this can be a promising direction for the future.

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picoCam
Ariella   11/8/2013 10:18:02 AM
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It sounds like a useful development, particulalry if the resolution can be improved as much as they anticipate. 



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