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Einstein’s ‘spooky’ phenomenon caught on camera for first time

Einstein’s ‘spooky’ phenomenon caught on camera for first time

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Scientists have photographed a phenomenon which Albert Einstein called "spooky action at a distance" for the first time. The image is of a strong form of quantum entanglement, where two particles interact with each other and share their physical states for an instant. It happens no matter how great the distance between the two particles. Image: Albert Einstein called the phenomenon 'spooky' The connection is known as Bell entanglement and underpins the field of quantum mechanics.Paul-Antoine Moreau, of the University of Glasgow's School of Physics and Astronomy, said: "The image we've managed to capture is an elegant demonstration of a fundamental property of nature, seen for the very first time in the form of an image. ...
Connecting my bird box camera to the web

Connecting my bird box camera to the web

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Since my parents retired, they have spent more and more time enjoying the birds that visit their garden. The British Trust for Ornithology estimates that the public spends more than £200m on bird food each year, so my parents are not alone.My dad even got into a battle of wills with a local squirrel, to make the bird-feeder harder for it to access. For their anniversary, I decided to buy them a bird box. As we are all fans of the BBC's Springwatch, I wanted to get one with a camera attached.There are lots of options for this. Some are wireless and connect to a receiver that you can plug in to your TV. Others connect to the wi-fi and have their own smartphone app. Others have long cables that go directly into your TV. This last one was the option I went fo
Swann's home security camera recordings could be hijacked

Swann's home security camera recordings could be hijacked

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A popular wireless security camera designed to safeguard businesses and homes was vulnerable to a spying hack.The flaw meant it was possible to hijack video and audio streamed from other people's properties by making a minor tweak to Swann Security's app.Researchers found the problem after the BBC reported a case where one customer had received another's recordings.Australia-based Swann and OzVision - the Israeli provider of its cloud tech - said the issue had now been fixed.Swann said that the vulnerability had been limited to one model - the SWWHD-Intcam, also known as the Swann Smart Security Camera - which first went on sale in October 2017. Retailers including Maplin, Currys, Debenhams, Walmart and Amazon have sold them.Howe...
iPhone X camera issues could be breaking Face ID

iPhone X camera issues could be breaking Face ID

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Apple has issued a new repair policy for some iPhone X devices which suggests that issues affecting the rear camera could be behind Face ID failures.According to an internal document seen by Apple news blog MacRumours, stores authorised to fix faulty iPhone X models could be able to resolve the issues by repairing the rear camera.The fix has confused onlookers as the Face ID feature - which unlocks the phone by recognising the user's face - is operated from the front camera of the iPhone X.If the rear-camera repair does not fix Face ID, the stores are now authorised to perform a whole unit replacement instead of a display repair.The company did not immediately comment on the release of the internal guidelines.Repair shops are encouraged to run the Apple Services Toolkit 2 (AST2) which is a...