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Photonics Buyers' Guide / Stereoscopic Cameras
Glossary
  • camera A light-tight box that receives light from an object or scene and focuses it to form an image on a light-sensitive material or a detector. The camera generally contains a lens of variable aperture and a shutter of variable speed to precisely control...
  • digital camera A camera that converts a collected image into pixels that are black or white digital or shades of gray. The digital data may then be manipulated to enhance or otherwise modify the resulting viewed image.
  • recording camera A type of camera that incorporates a tiny mirror that oscillates in accordance with incoming signals. An illuminated slit is imaged by this tiny mirror on a moving ribbon of sensitized paper or film, thus recording the vibrations of the mirror on an...
stereoscopic camera3D photographic3-D camerathree dimensional3-D imagingtwo or more lenses with separate imgage sensors for each framedigitalimaging
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