Flatcam – Camera Without Lens

By |2015-11-24T22:05:00-08:00December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |

In a bid to create the thinnest camera possible, researchers at Rice University have developed one without any lenses! FlatCam, invented by the Rice labs engineers Richard Baraniuk and Ashok Veeraraghavan, uses a photo-sensor chip with a mask to modulate the incident light. Unlike conventional lens-based cameras which directly obtain images of the incident radiation, this [...]