Contact: Joshua A. Chamot
National Science Foundation
Caption: This is the experimental setup of the CORNAR system developed for capturing images of obscured objects using ultra-fast image processing for images created by reflected laser light. The research was conducted by Christopher Barsi, Moungi Bawendi, Otkrist Gupta and Ramesh Raskar of the MIT Media Lab and colleagues Andreas Velten of the University of Wisconsin, Thomas Willwacher of Harvard University, and Ashok Veeraraghavan of Rice University, and the team recently won a Popular Mechanics Breakthrough award for their work.
Credit: Setup by Andreas Velten, photos taken by Christopher Barsi; MIT
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