June 24, 2013
A new technique enables the conversion of an ordinary camera into a light-field camera capable of recording high-resolution, multiperspective images.
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(credit: Amara D. Angelica)
Computational photography is the use of clever light-gathering tricks and sophisticated algorithms to extract more information from the visual environment than traditional cameras can.
The first commercial application of computational photography is… read more