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SAVI camera ditches long lens for distant images
April 14, 2017
A collaboration of engineers at Rice and Northwestern universities has yielded a camera platform that uses laser 'speckle' patterns to capture high-resolution images from a distance without telescopic lenses. The system known as SAVI--for "Synthetic Apertures for long-range, subdiffraction-limited Visible Imaging"-- doesn't need a long lens to take a picture of a faraway object.
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