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green laser

CSI image enhancement

arstechnica.com
Those of you who read my writing regularly know that I love pretty pictures. From my perspective, pretty much every camera and imaging system in the world is disappointing, because, when you "enhance the image," you end up with a pixelated mess. I want to be able to zoom in...
CSI image enhancement
Teen gets 30 months in jail for shooting laser pointer at airplane

Man sentenced to 30 months in prison after "lasering" two aircraft in 2012

arstechnica.com
In October, 19-year-old Adam Gardenhire pled guilty to aiming a laser pointer at a private aircraft and a police helicopter. On Monday, a federal judge in California sentenced the defendant to 30 months in prison. Aiming such a laser at an aircraft is now a federal crime under a...
Man sentenced to 30 months in prison after "lasering" two aircraft in 2012

Sony, Sumitomo push laser projectors forward with a new, more powerful green laser diode

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As cool as lasers are, so far there are precious few commercially available display devices available that use them. That may change with this new green semiconductor laser diode announced by Sony and Sumitomo, capable of the brightness necessary to replace the more expensive light sources used to fill...
Sony, Sumitomo push laser projectors forward with a new, more powerful green laser diode

Rrrright: This scientist studies sharks with laser beams attached to their frickin’ heads

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There aren’t many times when Austin Powers movie scenes are recreated in real life, so when you get the chance to share one, you have to grab it with both hands. This is the case with marine biologist Luke Tipple, who explained to Wired (via Tecca) how he managed to attach...
Rrrright: This scientist studies sharks with laser beams attached to their frickin’ heads

Engadget HD Podcast 305 - 06.26.2012

www.engadget.com
This is the week of Google I/O and we're kicking the show off with a look at the new Sony NSZ-GS7 set-top box. We've also got some bad news for Windows Media Center fans, good news for Super Hi-Vision, and promised for the future of displays from laser projectors...
Engadget HD Podcast 305 - 06.26.2012

Sean Parker, 'Dean of the Davos Party Scene,' One-Ups Himself with Laser Taxidermy

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(Photo: Loic Le Meur/Instagram) Former Facebook president Sean Parker may not have made the confidential list of 2,630 world leaders, chief executives, and professional pontifs who ponied up $40,000/week–layoffs be damned!–to attend this year’s World Economic Forum. But “the dean of the Davos party scene” still delivered. Mr. Parker’s fiancée, aspiring musician Alexandra Lenas,...
Sean Parker, 'Dean of the Davos Party Scene,' One-Ups Himself with Laser Taxidermy

The laser unprinter

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You’ve heard of laser printers — and now a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge in England have created a laser unprinter that can remove ink without damaging the paper.Despite both methods using lasers, their (un)printing approaches are fundamentally very different. In a laser printer, a laser is...
The laser unprinter

Man in blue underwear shines laser at police 'copter "just to see how far it would go"

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If you are the type of person who thinks shining a laser into a police helicopter at four in the morning sounds like a good time, be warned that the FBI can and will identify you by the cut and color of your underwear. We know this thanks to...
Man in blue underwear shines laser at police 'copter "just to see how far it would go"

Microvision CEO pledges to ‘walk the talk’ in 2012 despite ‘pain’ over sinking stock price

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Alexander Tokman Microvision was one of the worst performing tech stocks in Washington state last year, losing more than 80 percent of its value as the maker of Pico projection systems, laser technologies and in-vehicle displays saw losses continue to mount. And while the stock surged last week, it is falling...
Microvision CEO pledges to ‘walk the talk’ in 2012 despite ‘pain’ over sinking stock price
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