Glasgow scientists create single-pixel camera for 3D images
Issued: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:25:00 BST
Scientists in Glasgow have discovered a low-cost way to create 3D images.
Their system uses detectors which have a single pixel to sense light instead of the millions of pixels used in the imaging sensors of digital cameras.
The detectors can "see" frequencies beyond visible light, which researchers say could open up new uses for 3D imaging in medicine and geography.
They said the single-pixel detectors cost "a few pounds" compared to current systems, which cost "thousands".