New camera shoots 4.4 trillion selfies per second

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Surpassing M.I.T.’s previous record of 1 trillion selfies per second, researchers in Japan have announce a new camera which takes 4.4 trillion selfies per second. This camera uses an optical shutter to acquire images with a resolution of 450 x 450 pixels.

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Paris Hilton

This initial application of this camera is to satisfy the public’s insatiable desire for celebrity images. When told about this new camera, Paris Hilton immediately ordered two. “It’s all about numbers,” Paris said. “Now I can have even more photos of myself.” Other celebrities are expected to follow her lead, with sales eventually trickling down to the large population of self-absorbed American teenagers.

About Mark Mizen

At Creative Memories, I evaluate photographic products and related materials so that today's memories are not lost to the future and then communicate this information to Creative Memories Consultants and their customers. My interests extend from preservation of traditional photographs to the production of photo books to the expected longevity of electronic image files. My long-term objective is to direct the development of technology that meets consumers needs for high-quality products.
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One Response to New camera shoots 4.4 trillion selfies per second

  1. Sally says:

    Oh my, self-absorbed is right. I don’t think it’s just the teenagers either. I think most of us will be satisfied with the photos we take of friends and family with our simple cameras. There are always those however who always need more, thus the need for better.

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