A Revolutionary Night Vision Camera That Lets You See in Full Color

The dark green and black images typically produced by a night vision camera have become synonymous with the technology—to the point where it's even used in movies any time covert surveillance is implied. But a Japanese company called Komamura has developed a new kind of night vision camera that captures full color… » 2/17/14 9:20am 2/17/14 9:20am

A Tiny Night Vision Camera That Lets Your Smartphone See In the Dark

If you've tried any of the countless smartphone apps that promise to turn your phone's camera into night vision goggles, you already know they're all snake oil. If you really want your device to see in the dark, you need a more sensitive sensor and a healthy blast of invisible infrared light, which the Snooperscope » 12/18/13 9:43am 12/18/13 9:43am

This Could Be the World's Smallest Night Vision Camera

When you're creeping outside someone's bedroom at night trying to get shots of them sleeping, the last thing you need to deal with is a bulky pair of night vision goggles. So stalkers of the world rejoice; JTT has designed what looks like the smallest night vision camera ever that lets you stay as inconspicuous as… » 4/02/13 10:10am 4/02/13 10:10am

Black Silicon Discovery Could Change Digital Photography, Night Vision…

With the accidental discovery of "black silicon," Harvard physicists may have very well changed the digital photography, solar power and night vision industries forever. What is black silicon, you say? Well, it's just as it sounds. Black silicon. It's what this revolutionary new material does » 10/12/08 6:00pm 10/12/08 6:00pm that's important,…

Finally, Night Vision Goggles Get Priced Low Enough for Cheapskate…

Night vision goggles are one of those things that you've always wanted, but known that the novelty wasn't worth the hundreds (or thousands) of dollars such fancy equipment obviously would cost. Well, good news! Now there are night vision goggles priced with you, the amateur pervert, in mind. Only $90! The EyeClops… » 9/25/08 11:45am 9/25/08 11:45am

Leica's $11,000 Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 Lens Is a Nightvision Owl Eye For…

Yeah, you read that right: f/ zero point nine five » 9/10/08 6:00pm 9/10/08 6:00pm. As in less than f/1, which was where Leica's legendary Noctilux was positioned before and as low as Canon goes with their 50mm f/1.0L glass, making it the world's fastest major consumer lens on the market today (f-numbers are logarithmic, so that's over a full…