• The future of photography is code

    27 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    What's in a camera? A lens, a shutter, a light-sensitive surface, and, increasingly, a set of highly sophisticated algorithms. While the physical components are still improving bit by bit, Google, Samsung, and Apple are increasingly investing in improvements wrought entirely from code. Computational photography is the only real battleground now.
    The reason for this shift is pretty simple: cameras can't get too much better than they are right now, or at least not without some rather extreme shifts in how they work. Here's how smartphone makers hit the wall on photography, and how they were...
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