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Smallest Camera in the World

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany have developed a camera that’s no larger than a grain of salt. The “microcamera” (shown above next to a syringe) has the potential to re-invent medical cameras used to navigate surgeries as well as some aspects of cars and consumer electronics.
“At 1x1x1 millimeters, this camera is as small as coarsely ground grain of salt—the smallest camera that we are aware of,” Stephan Voltz, CEO of image-sensor developer Awaiba, said in a Fraunhofer press release.
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