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Optical shock: Scientists have imaged light going faster than itself

Optical shock: Scientists have imaged light going faster than itself Louis has taken images of a laser pulse generating an optical Mach cone: the equivalent of a sonic boom, but for light.To make an optical Mach cone, a pulse of light would need to be traveling faster than the waves it’s emitting can propagate forward.

HawkSpex gives phone cameras CSI-like capabilities to see what doesn’t belong

HawkSpex gives phone cameras CSI-like capabilities to see what doesn’t belong Traditional spectral analysis cameras use prisms and specialized sensors to read how an object reflects different wavelengths of light.The group has to teach the app using reference scans what the reflected light means and program it for specific purposes.

Wescott makes basic reflectors look old school with the 15-in-1 Omega 360

Wescott makes basic reflectors look old school with the 15-in-1 Omega 360 The Omega Reflector 360 is a 40-inch reflector with white, silver, black, sunlight, and diffusion options common for the 5-in-one reflectors.However, that same reflector has three removable mini reflectors at the center.

Fotodiox goes big with its largest LED light yet, the Flapjack Studio XL

Fotodiox goes big with its largest LED light yet, the Flapjack Studio XL The bigger the light, the softer the shadows and accessory company Fotodiox Pro has now launched its largest light yet.This week during the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International conference in Las Vegas, Fotodiox announced the Flapjack LED Edgelights  Studio XL and 1.

Countertop horticulture: Compact kit to help your seedlings grow strong

Countertop horticulture: Compact kit to help your seedlings grow strong LumiLamp is a 3D-printed incubator designed to grow seedlings indoors and throughout the year.It’s a compact grow kit in pretty packing.

Fujifilm just developed the fastest organic sensor yet while cutting costs

Fujifilm just developed the fastest organic sensor yet while cutting costs An organic CMOS sensor uses a layer of organic photoconductive film and a separate layer of circuits to do the job of a silicon photodiode inside a traditional sensor.By separating these tasks into two different layers instead of the single silicon photodiode, organic sensors are said to reproduce more accurate colors and to have better low-light performance.

The Orb smart light reflects your many moods, now on Indiegogo

If you’re going to call it “mood lighting,” it ought to be as dynamic as your actual moods, right?More: Philips Hue smart light bulbs can warn you about bad air quality The secret, the team says, lies in the light’s “revolutionary use of zones.

Boogeymen beware: SwitchLight turns ordinary light switches into nightlights

Boogeymen beware: SwitchLight turns ordinary light switches into nightlights This is exactly why a small company out of Orem, Utah, called SnapPower just launched the SwitchLight, an easy-to-install light switch cover which quickly turns any switch into an automatic nightlight.“It’s LED lighting built into a light switch cover,” SnapPower founder Sean Watkins said.

The CamBuddy is a do-it-all camera sensor that's all it's cracked up to be

The CamBuddy is a do-it-all camera sensor that's all it's cracked up to be The CamBuddy Pro hit Indiegogo in the fall with the promise of being the only all-in-one camera trigger out there.5mm port also connects to your camera, or the CamBuddy can trigger a flash instead from the 3.

Build a smartphone ring light with a 3D printer and $60 in parts

Build a smartphone ring light with a 3D printer and $60 in parts The project comes from Adafruit, a company that designs electronics specifically for learning — and for crafting DIY rigs like the ring light.The light will cost around $60 in parts, excluding the cost of a 3D printer and materials.