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Jun 10, 2021 18:53:55   #
Architect1776 Loc: In my mind
 
This is an interesting concept for your cell phone easily becoming better than your camera, with wide angle, super telephoto and a large medium format sensor.
https://phys.org/news/2021-06-goodbye-camera-miniaturized-optics-counterpart.html

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Jun 11, 2021 13:30:50   #
Alphabravo2020
 
Very interesting. I can't tell from the article the state of this technology. I guess the only other important piece remaining would be aperture control.

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Jun 11, 2021 20:20:24   #
Architect1776 Loc: In my mind
 
Alphabravo2020 wrote:
Very interesting. I can't tell from the article the state of this technology. I guess the only other important piece remaining would be aperture control.


Crystals in the lens open or close portions as needed by becoming opaque or clear.

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