Category Archives: imaging

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10 Questions for a founder : Lumific

A recent study showed that 40% of the picture-taking crowd responsible for the more than 1,8 billion images uploaded daily said they lack discipline to routinely sort their images, while an extra 47% said they don’t mind. However, a large majority would be extremely happy to have an automated system take the load of their back . Enters Lumific, an app that can automatically sort, edit and intelligently manage your photos so that you can return to taking pictures carelessly and never worry about finding…

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The LDV Vision Summit is returning. Here is why

We sat down with investor and creator of the LDV Vision Summit Evan Nisselson, so he could tell us more about the upcoming 2015 edition of the Summit, as well as his thoughts about the visual web. What worked well last year ? Last year, we organized the first LDV Vision Summit. It was the first time that an event combined all the important aspects of technology and business across the visual technology ecosystem.  This visual ecosystem includes any individual or business that works with images…

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Mapillary announces new app and new funding

Mapillary, a company we reviewed last year,  announced today a new iOS app that makes it even easier for consumers to build a photo representation of the world. The company also announced that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding led by Sequoia. Other backers include the international funds Playfair, Wellington, and LDV Capital, and a number of prominent angel investors, including James Currier, Taavet Hinrikus, and Naval Ravikant. The Mapillary community uses their smartphones and other devices like GoPro, Garmin Virb and low…

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The Future of Imaging by Barmak Heshmat

Insightful talk by Barmak Heshmat on the possibilities of imaging in the very near future and its implication on the consumer world. As a postdoctoral associate at MIT, Barmak Heshmat is working on inventing novel imaging systems and is excited possibilities that these imaging systems can provide for the future of health, industry and social culture. His talk introduces five major and unusual paradigm shifts that are fundamentally changing the concept of cameras and imaging. Photo by Silvia Viñuales

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