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ChuckM

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1044 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: camera

http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2011/10/19/ts_simon_lytro.cnnmoney/?source=cnn_bin&hpt=hp_bn5

This capture everything and focus after the fact, new type of camera will be available in 2012. The inventor, a Stanford PhD holder, chose not to contact any existing camera giants about his invention and went ahead to produce and market his new product. We all know Glass tried but his talks with all the major tablesaw manufacturers led to nowhere. The rest, as they say, is history.

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poopiekat

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#1 posted 1044 days ago

Does this mean that someone invented a saw where you can dimension the board AFTER it is cut? I want one!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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Jacob Lucas

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#2 posted 1044 days ago

I imagine that he’ll end up selling the rights to the design for an ungodly amount of money especially if they can develop that technology for higher mega pixel counts.

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DS

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#3 posted 1044 days ago

So many large companies have a “Not in our house” policy. (Stanley for sure does.)

They have designers and engineers on staff and under contract that are supposed to be innovating and inventing new products for them. Nearly all are reluctant to pay royalties to an outside company.

If you approach them to license a novel idea, they are far more likely to offer you a job than a license agreement contact.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#4 posted 1044 days ago

That line forms right behind me, Poopiekat!! – lol

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exelectrician

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#5 posted 1044 days ago

Yes my experience is exactly what DS251 above has to say – I have always wondered how my life would have turned out had I accepted the offer…... Never look back – sieze the day! I am very happy I did what I did.
The camera guy is doing the right thing, bringing a new concept quickly to market, the competition will cave, and he will make it big.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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