Single-pixel 3D imaging system
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Making a 3D image from a single pixel in Glasgow

Researchers at Glasgow University have developed a new way to create 3D images using single pixel light sensors.

The method is being seen as a cheaper alternative to digital cameras and their millions of pixels used in conventional 3D imagery.

Four single pixel light sensors gauge how light falls on an object, enabling a 3D image to be produced.

Footage: The University of Glasgow

  • 17 May 2013