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How Far Does a MegaPixel Go?

by on Feb.15, 2013, under musings, technology

(this post originally appeared in The Daily DOOH on February 13 2013)

How far does a megapixel  go? The answer is not very far at all. One of the points I tried to make in my recent post about the MegaPixel Summit at #ISE2013 was that a million pixels is puny.

That raised a few eyebrows. But let’s take a look at some numbers and you’ll understand what I mean.  Displays of many megapixels are easily created today and even a gigapixel (one thousand megapixels) is on the edge of do’able now.  Soon, a gigapixel will become mainstream.

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