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#1 David Rakoczy

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Posted 23 November 2008 - 09:04 AM

Just saw the Pill Cam on the news. A small 'pill' size camera you swallow. As it passes through your body it transmits a shot every two seconds delivering very clear images. This sure seems like a much more comfortable way yo have a colonoscopy than having a camera snake its way up your 'rear exit'. :o It must have a Flash built in.

Here come the nano cams....
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#2 Alessandro Machi

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Posted 23 November 2008 - 10:16 AM

Maybe we are "human cams" and our vision is transcoded via our brainwaves to some far off planet.
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#3 David Rakoczy

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Posted 23 November 2008 - 10:29 AM

They are installing a Camera into a blind person... connecting it to their brain so they can actually see... I suggest they go PL mount... shouldn't be too difficult to put a wireless tap on that and transmit.

Talk about POV and the Truman Show!

Edited by David Rakoczy, 23 November 2008 - 10:30 AM.

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#4 monday sunnlinn

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 02:49 PM

for the blind person-is it CMOS or CCD? i'd hope for CCD...the whole rolling shutter thing might be an issue...

Edited by monday sunnlinn, 24 November 2008 - 02:50 PM.

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#5 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 04:32 PM

My father was (successfully) treated for bowel cancer a couple of years ago using one of those pill cameras.

Having both worked on outside broadcasts, we were pleased to refer to it as the Insides Broadcast.

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#6 Matthew Buick

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 05:30 PM

My father was (successfully) treated for bowel cancer a couple of years ago using one of those pill cameras.

Having both worked on outside broadcasts, we were pleased to refer to it as the Insides Broadcast.

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Good one Phil! I do hope these cameras aren't reusable.

Edited by Matthew Buick, 24 November 2008 - 05:32 PM.

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#7 David Rakoczy

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 05:35 PM

Glad to hear your father is well Phil!

I am with Matthew on this, I'd hate to swallow a 'used' pill cam :o

Did they ask him to 'retrieve' it.. or is it still sending images from the sewer plant?

Edited by David Rakoczy, 24 November 2008 - 05:36 PM.

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#8 Matthew Buick

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 05:36 PM

I did more reading on this cam, they're supposed to just be poohed away.
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#9 David Rakoczy

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 05:39 PM

Crap Cam! It delivers beautifully clear, stunningly crappy images!
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#10 Matthew Buick

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 05:44 PM

LOL! It's the poor sod whose job it is to review the 6mp photos that I feel for.
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#11 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 25 November 2008 - 02:51 AM

...and no they're not recovered.

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#12 Matthew Buick

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Posted 25 November 2008 - 08:46 AM

Well thank god for that! By the way, Phil. Is your father OK? Is his cancer still in remission?
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