Capturing Light Echos: Camera Can See Around Corners

Capturing Light Echos: Camera Can See Around Corners

A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology creates a camera that can shoot beyond the line of sight for a variety of useful purposes.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 23 november 2010

Ramesh Raskar, associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, aims to stretch the boundaries of photography by creating a camera that can literally “look around corners and beyond the line of sight” using light that travels indirectly from object to camera and “creates” a 3d image by reflecting off walls or other obstacles.

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