06.07.11 by Jeff

Electronic Instant Camera

Combine a thermal receipt printer and an analog videocamera and you’ve got the “Electronic Instant Camera” by Niklas Roy. I NEED ONE OF THESE!

Electronic Instant Camera by Niklas Roy

Watch a video of it in action below!


Electronic Instant Camera by Niklas Roy

Electronic Instant Camera by Niklas Roy

Electronic Instant Camera by Niklas Roy

Electronic Instant Camera by Niklas Roy

Electronic Instant Camera by Niklas Roy

via: todayandtomorrow













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Wow, I need one of these in my life!

  • Frillylala

    Coolest.shit.ever.

  • Georgia

    very cool!

  • so

    WOW. props to the inventor!

  • I wish he was in my family…grandpa?

  • these are so funny! they remind me of those macro designs the kids make in the movie ‘you and me and everyone we know’.

    ))(( forever!

    • Lea

      Oh I love this film :)
      I wonder how this construct works?! Is the motiv scanned by lasers????

  • e

    this is too cool! such a brilliant idea and so wonderfully executed :D

    live=e

  • This is so epic!

  • GREAAAAAAAAATT!! <3

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  • lapetitefaon

    SO COOL

  • I need one of these too. Now Im going to go out into the world looking for things that could possibly be used to print out images when hooked up to the camera; but on realizing that I have no idea of what goes into electronics, will be very frustrated. damn…

  • …and TOTALLY archival, no doubt!!!

  • ALICKS RENEE

    WHAT THE HELL? SINCE WHEN?





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