Infrared add-on could let standard cameras see cancer

by Larry Emmott on December 13, 2010

in Cameras,Diagnostics,Future Tech

I believe that high tech digital diagnostics will be one of the most exciting areas of technological development in the coming decade. We are sooo close to Dr, McCoy’s a Star Trek tricorder. Well getting close. :-)

…Technical University of Denmark in Roskilde are developing a device that can convert infrared radiation into visible light. Attached to a digital camera fitted with an infrared flash, it could detect tumours by recording the telltale pattern of infrared light they reflect.”This would allow a surgeon to quickly determine if the entire tumour has been removed before finishing an operation,”

via Infrared add-on could let standard cameras see cancer – tech – 09 December 2010 – New Scientist.

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