Whenever you are in search of BigShot DIY Digital Camera Kit pictures, reviews or photos Sclick.net get them here for using. Sclick.net primarily collect the high-level quality BigShot DIY Digital Camera Kit pic, features or reviews for our viewers to use. Our staff and users continually add fresh best or coolest gadgets information.
By Evan Ackerman
I wasn’t alive back in the day when someone with no specific tools or knowledge could open something up to fix it or just figure out how it worked. Nowadays, electronics come plastered with dire warnings about how opening the case will void your warranty, destroy the device, and kill you and your pets. This is really too bad, because one of the ways that people learn, or specifically that kids learn, is by experimentation. With this in mind, the Computer Vision Lab at Columbia University has developed the BigShot camera, which comes in a kit designed for kids to assemble while learning about cameras specifically and electronics in general:
The camera can be powered with a battery or with a dynamo, where 6 cranks = 1 picture, a feature I’d love to have in any or all of the cameras I use. It’s also got lenses on a rotating wheel, including a wide angle lens and a prism for taking stereo pictures. It goes beyond just a buildable camera kit, though… The overall mission of the BigShot project aims to keep the camera cheap enough that they’ll be available to kids worldwide, and to create an online social environment of sorts to share photos and teach the principles of photography.
The viability of this whole thing probably depends on what the final price of the BigShot ends up being. It’s currently still in a final testing phase, and my guess is that it’ll end up in about the same place as the OLPC… Great idea, but about twice as expensive as it ideally should be.
[ BigShot ] VIA [ Make ]
Sclick.net is a gadgets review with pictures, graphics, photos, images, videos, and such blog with users’ comments. The stuffs are uploaded by users or webmaster. All of the content on this blog (including figures, graphics, photos, images, videos, and such.) is covered under Canadian, US and international copyright and trademark laws. The data provided by Sclick.net is for general information purposes only, and are property of their respective owners. These pics, graphics, photographs, images, video recordings, etc. have been collected from different public sources including various websites (blogs, etc.), considering to be in public domain. The copyright of all the pics, graphics, photographs, images, video recordings, and so on. published on this blog are the property of their respective owners. We have no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the internet site or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the web site for any purpose. If you find any content, pictures, graphics, photographs, images, video recordings, etc. that you believe shouldn’t be here, post me a deletion message.