The IMAQ PCI-1424 high-speed image acquisition board acquires large, high-resolution images from digital area and line-scan cameras at rates up to 200 Mbytes/sec. The board acquires color and grayscale digital images; controls digital cameras; features interactive configuration; and is universally compatible with digital cameras using resolutions of 8, 10, 12, 16, 24, and 32 bits. Applications include scientific image processing and machine vision.
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Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
Sharon Glotzer and David Pine are hoping to create the first liquid hard drive with liquid nanoparticles that can store 1TB per teaspoon. They aren't the first to find potential data stores, as Harvard researchers have stored 700 TB inside a gram of DNA.
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