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RE: Dino Birds UK
On Sun, 21 Jul 2002 HPB1956@aol.com wrote:
> Luis Rey wrote on 07/17/2002:
> > It was a very special, emotional moment for me to be near (for the first
> > to the little holotype Sinosauropteryx specimen.
> I know this feeling too. In February of this year I saw little
> Sinosauropteryx at the Fuhlrot-Museum in Wuppertal/Germany. A moment to
> A question: is photographing allowed? I'm thinking about visiting London and
> this exhibition. And there's one thing I learned at the Fuhlrot-Museum with
> it's surely smaller exhibition of fossils of the Jehol Biota: make
> photographs because there's too much to see to remember everything afterwards.
Would taking photos be allowed?
Well, with this little gizmo, you can be a paleontological James Bond:
Remember how cool cartoon detective Dick Tracy was with his two-way
wrist phone? Cell phone companies may not have anything like it very
soon. But consumer electronics maker Casio has something almost as neat:
a watch that doubles as a color digital camera.
Gary Schultz, a director of marketing with Casio's Mobile Information
Products group, says the wristwatch has a little sensor that can capture
images of objects about 6 to 10 feet away. The image appears on the watch
face as a black and white picture, but the images can be seen in full
color on a PC.
And Schultz says that getting it onto a computer isn't difficult. "You
plug a little device into the side of the watch, and you plug that into
your PC and it automatically syncs," he says.
The $230 wrist camera holds up to 80 images. In addition to keeping time,
the watch will also store names, addresses and other personal data.