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Re: Google Moon

  • Subject: Re: Google Moon
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 04:29:26 +0000
  • Newsgroups: alt.internet.search-engines
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [Big Bill] on Friday 10 February 2006 23:00 \__

> On 10 Feb 2006 12:24:51 -0800, "Fritz M" <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Speaking of maximum zoom, have you already seen /this/ image?
>>> http://www.tpd.tno.nl/smartsite600.html
>>Holy Video Enhancement, Batman! I could just about count the nostril
>>hairs on the woman taking a shower inside of the building on the far
> It is a remarkable picture. Staggering, in fact. Who needs CCTV? We
> just need storage facilities for the moving video.
> BB

It takes many hours to acquire such photos if I recall correctly. This might
be less than ideal for real-time footage...

The following was published a few days ago:


so you might be able to handle the data stream quickly enough some day in the

Terabit image = 32 bits x 1,000,000,000,000 pixels = 4,000,000,000,000 bytes
= 4 terabytes

taking the square root, you can an idea about then vertical-horizontal

then multiplying by 25 (frames) you get a perabyte to process every 10
seconds. Where would you even store this thing?


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