Camera invention ‘could make conventional photography obsolete’ – Telegraph
At present single frames of a piece of video footage can be ”grabbed”, but the quality is always poor.
Alternatively, a still camera can freeze objects in motion – a football or racing car, for instance – at high resolution.
The new technology allows one camera to do the jobs of both video and still photography with equal ease.
It works by effectively turning small groups of light-sensitive ”pixels” into tiny individual cameras that take a sequence of pictures at high speed.
The pixel groups are evenly distributed, and the whole of one sequence lasts as long as it takes to take a ”normal” snapshot.
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