A BLIND CAMERA that turns sound into photos using AI? You need to see it to believe it!

Blind Camera - taking sound picture of train
(Image credit: Diego Trujillo Pisanty)

Cameras are associated with sight. Makes sense, really. But maker Diego Trujillo Pisanty has had other ideas, using a Raspberry Pi to build a blind camera. 

Not a camera to help the blind, to be clear, but one that is – at least when it comes to visual sensors – blind. Instead of a lens, it captures sound to make a guess at the surroundings.

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Adam Juniper
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With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

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