Thursday, 29 May 2014
Affordable 150x zoom lens turns your smartphone into a microscope
Ever wonder what it would be like to have a a microscope readily available at your disposal, let alone compatible with your smartphone? Well, following a 15x lens project from last year, the new 150x lens kickstarter project by Thomas Edward Larson, a University of Washington graduate (BS Mechanical Engineering) might just provide your inner curiosity with a sense of fulfillment. According to the technical specifications, a durable flexible lens is stored in its own carrying case, complete with a light source and is suitable for any 5MP camera. Be it for preliminary research or plain simple fun, few smartphone or tablet accessories can beat the extraordinary functionality of this little neat device.