The world’s largest digital camera could unlock mysteries of the universe

“It’s a milestone that brings us a big step closer to exploring fundamental questions about the universe in ways we haven’t been able to before,” said said JoAnne Hewett, SLAC’s chief research officer and associate lab director for fundamental physics, in a statement.

First 3,200-Megapixel Image Taken by Sensors for ‘World Largest Digital Camera’ Would Take Over 300 4K TVs to Display in Full Size

For the duration of the 10-year project, the finished camera will collect images of about 20 billion galaxies. The final product will be designed so the sensors will be able to spot objects that are “100 million times dimmer than those visible to the naked eye.”

World’s largest digital camera snaps first 3200MP photo

The large-sized ultra-high resolution pictures could be captured due to 189 individual sensors spread over a two-foot wide focal plane that dwarfs a standard camera’s 1.4-inch-wide imaging sensor. Each of the sensors bring 16 megapixels to the table – about the same number as the imaging sensors of most modern digital cameras.

The world’s largest digital camera has taken the first 3,200 megapixel photo

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Sony teases ‘new concept’ Alpha series camera set to launch next week

Canon and Nikon, however, now both have new budget-friendly full-frame mirrorless options in their lineups. The Canon EOS RP reuses old tech and truncates some features, but offers full-frame for $1,000. Nikon’s Z 5 is priced a bit higher but has more in common with the midrange Z 6 outside of more limited autofocus, fewer […]

Sony teases the more approachable FX6 cinema camera

Before the end of the year, the series will launch a completely new cinema camera, the FX6. Sony says that the new camera will “appeal to a wider spectrum of visual creators,” but offers little specifics and no technical specifications for the camera. What genres will be targeted in those wider demographics? Does the camera […]

The bizarre Canon Powershot Zoom looks like the future of compact cameras

These are the best compact cameras you can buy right nowAward-winning iPhone snaps show you don’t need iPhone 11 to win InstagramOr check out the best travel cameras in the world right nowStretch goalsThe pocket telephoto camera concept might not be brand new – we’ve seen binoculars and monoculars that can take snaps and video, too. […]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 in depth: Hinge, screens, cameras, and speakers

With the Z Fold 2, 6.2 inches pushes the display out in all four directions so there is a very small bezel around all four sides. The Super AMOLED display boasts a resolution of 2260 x 816 pixels, 386 ppi. It’s all about the size on the outer display and it is now close to […]

‘I’m switching off for my mental health’: Rita Ora and Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall lead stars vowing to ditch social media for Digital Detox day

The reality star added how he refers to ‘social media and our mental health like a petrol gauge’ in which the tank is full in the morning and slowly depletes throughout the day.  

Smaller and cheaper, the full-frame Lumix S5 is exactly what Panasonic needed

However, Panasonic has already announced a firmware update for the S5 that will bring many of the missing video features to it by the end of the year. These include DCI aspect ratios, the option to display shutter angle instead of shutter speed, and even a vectorscope. All-intraframe codecs won’t make the cut, but, somewhat […]