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Fuffr’s Smartphone Case: This infrared invention tears down social barriers for multi-player gaming

Fuffr's Smartphone Case

Two days after the intimate gathering to show its forthcoming Kickstarter film, the Fuffr studio in Stockholm is still full of empty beer cases and helium balloons slowly slinking down the windows. Yet, while many might be fretting at the thought……

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Improve Circulation with ISAORA’s Microlight Down Jacket: Insulation in the lightweight top layer converts body heat to infrared energy

Improve Circulation with ISAORA's Microlight Down Jacket


The lightweight down jacket is quickly becoming a chilly weather essential. Easily packed, universally layered and appropriate for both casual downtime and as performance activewear, it’s no wonder why the versatile piece is becoming ubiquitous. ISAORA’s latest take comes equipped with a…

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Cheaters used infrared contact lenses and marked cards to win over 90,000 euros in poker

This tale of poker cheats has all the signs of a Hollywood movie: high-tech contact lenses, marked playing cards, corrupt casino employees, and the French Riviera. Back in 2011, an Italian man codenamed “Parmesan” racked up 70,000 euros in one day of poker winnings followed up by 21,000 more in another visit, according to The Telegraph. He and his accomplices — which included two casino employees — found a way to mark the cards with invisible ink. Parmesan, a 56-year-old man whose real name is Stefano Ampollini, then used infrared contact lenses purchased online for 2,000 euros from a Chinese company to read his competitors’ hands.

Like many other card sharps, the men’s downfall was their success. The casino’s lawyer told The…

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Infrared holography lets firefighters see through fire and smoke

fire camera (optics express)

Seeing behind smoke and flames is tough to do, but it’s crucial for emergency responders like firefighters, who need to be able to tell if people are inside a burning building. To solve the problem, researchers at Italy’s National Institute of Optics have come up with a technique that one-ups conventional infrared camera technology by ditching an optical lens in favor of a laser, using infrared light to build a clear picture of what’s happening inside. The results were published in Optics Express.

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Art + Design in Miami: Photography: Infrared surveillance film, DIY negatives and suggestive stills seen at Pulse, Art Basel and NADA

Art + Design in Miami: Photography

The vast presentation of photography at last week’s art fairs in Miami included an array of highly impressive artists. Among the tremendous amount of work on display below are five picks of the most compelling photographers at Art Basel, Pulse and NADA this year. Matthew Brandt The well-deserved hype about…

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40 Creative Examples of Infrared Photography

Infrared photography — the art of showing the unseen. If you have had a chance previously to look at any exmaples of infrared photography, you know the amazing after-effects that the photographs tend to have owing to modern-day’s excellent IR sensors. Further more, while the camera does produce the desired image, the photograph is often retouched using a photo manipulation software.

Just in case you haven’t yet seen many works of infrared photography, don’t worry! In this gallery, we bring to you 40 examples of infrared photography for your inspiration.

Parking

Parking

Pink Tree

Pink Tree

Horses Dreams Infrared

Horses Dreams Infrared

Infrared Landscape

Infrared Landscape

Morning Work

Morning Work

Lonely

Lonely

Friends

Friends

Run Away with Me

Run Away with Me

Sakura & Old Path

Sakura & Old Path

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Torito at Pine Beach

Torito at Pine Beach

Fotografia

Fotografia

Infrared Reflections

Infrared Reflections

Summer Time at Upton

Summer Time at Upton

Catholic University

Catholic University

Summer or Winter

Summer or Winter

Tahquamenon Falls

Tahquamenon Falls

Infrared HDR Palmer Park Colorado Springs

Infrared HDR Palmer Park Colorado Springs

Chinese Gardens

Chinese Gardens

Lindo Lake Infrared

Lindo Lake Infrared

Morning Reflection

Morning Reflection

Moulin de la Roche

Moulin de la Roche

Old Phoenix City

Old Phoenix City

Tropical Garden Infrared

Tropical Garden Infrared

U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol

The Painted Desert Infrared

The Painted Desert Infrared

The Mighty Seven Sisters

The Mighty Seven Sisters

Port Meadow Trees

Port Meadow Trees

By the Sea

By the Sea

Tracks to Nowhere

Tracks to Nowhere

Beside Still Waters

Beside Still Waters

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Open Gates

Open Gates

A Better Day

A Better Day

Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

Tiger in Infrared

Tiger in Infrared

Cannons

Cannons

Infrared River

Infrared River

Her World

Her World

Infrared Tree

Infrared Tree

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Recreate infrared photography in Photoshop

You don’t need a dedicated camera to take an infrared image – you can do it in Photoshop instead. We explain how, in just six simple steps.


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