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02-24-2016, 01:54 AM   #1
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Are we about to see lenses with metallic coatings that increase light transmission?

Get ready for more transparent smart glass which will probably find its way into viewfinders and lenses.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160211104752.htm

02-24-2016, 09:15 AM   #2
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Really cool! This could give us truly integrated displays. Instead of choosing between optical or electronic viewfinders maybe we'll simply have viewfinders. Fuji's OVF overlay with electronic info is amazing. This could give us "live" and optical simultaneously.
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Hi Jeff, I expected a bit more interest in this subject. Looks like we're the two smartest people here. ;-)
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My first thought was that of a fixed reflex mirror, or maybe a glass shutter, using the electrical properties of the layer to make it opaque, and assuming it could be similarly made reflective.


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