Reading through the closed book? It’s possible (video)

Now, if you can’t open the book, you don’t have to judge it by its cover.

The researchers from MIT Media Lab have managed to extract content from a densely layered structure – such as a print book – without the need to open it.

The scientists have combined a few highly advanced techniques to achieve that goal. They are a spatial resolution, spectral contrast, and occlusion.

We empower the time-of-flight capabilities of conventional THz time domain spectroscopy and combine it with its spectral capabilities to computationally overcome these bottlenecks.

Reading through the closed book - animated gif

Via Tech Crunch.

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