Indian-Origin Scientist Develops First Self-Powered Camera

16-Apr-2015 #Global Indians Source: NDTV

An Indian origin computer scientist, Shree K Nayar, from the Columbia University has invented first of its kind self-powered video camera. He has designed a pixel that can measure incident light (a ray of light that strikes a surface) and can also convert the incident light into electric power. The camera can be used to generate power for other devices, such as a phone or a watch when it is not in use for capturing images.

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