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Articles tagged with: ambient

Lego Camera Takes Real Photos!

According to PCWorld, Photographer Cary Norton has created a fully-functional large-format camera that is made almost completely from Lego bricks (besides the lens and a piece of sanded plexiglass).

The camera, called Legotron, shoots 4×5 plates and comes with a 127mm lens. We cannot begin to express how cool this is to have a camera made of all types of Lego pieces.

Samsung Introduces ‘90% More Efficient’ LCD Panel

Although displays typically compete in areas of screen resolution, contrast ratio, and through a variety of ports, Samsung is charging the tech industry by storm. The company will soon be producing a mass marketed transparent LCD panel. Production will start in the month of April with plans to ship out later this year. The 22″ transparent display will be made available in black-and-white as well as color.

They’ll both host a contrast ratio of 500:1 and a WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050) screen resolution. Today’s LCD panels use back light unit technology, called BLU and have a 5% transparency rate. Samsung’s transparency rate will be 4x better for its black-and-white model and 3x more transparent for…