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Philips Odyssey series

The Philips Odyssey series is a series of home video game consoles. They were marketed by Philips. The Philips Odyssey series is the successor to the Magnavox Odyssey series.

                                               

Playdate (console)

Playdate is an handheld video game console by Panic that will come out in 2020. It was first introduced on May 22, 2019 on the cover of Edge magazine. Panic worked with Teenage Engineering, a Swedish consumer electronics company, to design the Pl ...

                                               

RCA Studio II

The RCA Studio II is a home video game console that was released in January 1977 by RCA. It could only display black and white graphics, similar to earlier Pong consoles.

                                               

V.Flash

The V.Flash is a seventh-generation educational home video game console. It is a spinoff of the V.Smile series of video game consoles and was manufactured and released by VTech. Unlike the V.Smile, the game console uses 3D graphics and is designe ...

                                               

History of graphic design

Graphics are visual presentations on some surface, such as a wall, canvas, computer screen, paper, or stone. It includes everything that relates to creation of signs, charts, logos, graphs, drawings, symbols, geometric designs and so on. Graphic ...

                                               

Poster

A poster is a large piece of printed paper that has a message, usually with picture of something. Posters are made to be shown in public on a wall or other flat surfaces. They were the main form of public advertising before the web. Posters may b ...

                                               

History of rail transport in the Netherlands

History of rail transport in the Netherlands On September 20, 1839, the first train rode through the Netherlands. It was a short trip from Amsterdam to Haarlem. The train was called the Arend. It was a steam locomotive. The history of the Dutch r ...

                                               

Creativity

Creativity is the ability of a person or group to make something new and useful or valuable, or the process of making something new and useful or valuable. It happens in all areas of life - science, art, literature and music. As a personal abilit ...

                                               

Compact disc

A Compact Disc, also called a CD are small plastic discs which store and retrieve computer data or music using light. Compact Discs replaced floppy disks because they were faster and could hold more information. The CDs made floppy disks become o ...

                                               

IPod

The iPod is a range of portable music players designed by the company Apple Inc. in California, but made mostly by the Chinese. The iPod comes with computer cables so that the user can put music from their computer onto the iPod, and play music f ...

                                               

IPod classic

The iPod Classic is a portable media player made by Apple Inc. To date, there have been six models of the iPod Classic, as well as the iPod Photo. All models use a 1.8-inch hard drive for storage. The name "Classic", which is a retronym or a name ...

                                               

IPod nano

The iPod nano is a MP3 player made by Apple Inc. It is available in 8GB and 16GB memory, in nine colours: silver, grey, purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, and pink. The iPod Nano was discontinued by Apple on July 27, 2017.

                                               

IPod shuffle

The iPod shuffle is an MP3 player made by Apple Inc. It is available with a 4GB memory which can hold roughly 1.000 songs, or 2GB memory holding roughly 500 songs. The iPod shuffle is Apples smallest music player, it is 45.2mm tall, 17.5mm wide, ...

                                               

IPod Touch (5th generation)

The fifth generation iPod Touch is a pocket computer that is designed and sold by Apple Inc. It replaces the fourth generation iPod Touch. Like the iPhone 5, it is a thinner and lighter that introduces a 4-inch screen. Other new features include ...

                                               

IPod touch

The iPod touch is a media player that was created and sold by Apple Inc. It was first seen by the public at an Apple meeting called "The Beat Goes On" on September 5, 2007. The iPod touch was famous for its touch screen. It has internet access wi ...

                                               

Fisheye lens

A fisheye lens is a wide-angle lens, which has an very wide angle of view. Unlike normal wide angle lenses, fisheye lernses use Gnomonic projection, which will distort the image. Straight lines which do not run through the center of the image wil ...

                                               

Normal lens

In photography the word normal lens is used for camera lenses that have a focal length which is roughly the diagonal of the image projected inside the camera. Camera lenses with a shorter focal length are called wide-angle lenses, those with a lo ...

                                               

Telephoto lens

In photography, a telephoto lens is a lens. There are two different uses of the word. The less specific use is to mean a lens that has a longer focal length than a normal lens. Their angle of view is smaller than that of a normal lens. With telep ...

                                               

Wide-angle lens

A wide-angle lens is a lens that has a focal length that is shorter than that of the normal lens. Normal lenses have an angle of view of between 40° and 50°. Wide-angle lenses have an angle of view that is bigger. For the 135 film format the most ...

                                               

Zoom lens

A variable focus lens is a camera lens that can vary its focal length. In general, such lenses have a lower aperture than comparable fixfocus lenses. Depending on the manufacturer common zoom lenses in the 30–100mm focal range, for film photograp ...

                                               

Color code

A color code is a system for displaying information by using different colors. Color codes are often difficult or impossible for blind and color blind people to understand. Examples of color codes: Electrical wiring Utility color codes Navigation ...

                                               

Color wheel

A color wheel is a circular chart that shows primary and secondary colors. The color wheel most commonly used today is called the HSV color wheel which means hue, saturation, value. The digital form of the HSV color wheel is called the RGB color ...

                                               

Colour theory

Colour theory or color theory is a guide colour mixing and the visual effects of colour combinations. There are also definitions or categories of colours based on the colour wheel: primary colour, secondary and tertiary colours. Colour theory pri ...

                                               

Complementary color

Complementary colors are pairs of opposite colors. What is meant by opposite can be different between color science, and art and the printing process.

                                               

Dye

Dye is a substance used to color materials. It is often used to color the fabric used to make clothing. It has low solubility. A pigment wont do this because it wont stick to the fibers of the fabric and color them. A dye can be natural, usually ...

                                               

False color

False color refers to a group of color methods used to display recorded images in color. A false-color image is an image which shows an object in colors different from that which a true-colour photograph would show. In addition, there is false co ...

                                               

Glaucous

Glaucous is a colour that is bluish-green or bluish-grey. In botany it refers to a pale bluish waxy or powdery layer on a surface such as a leaf or a fruit. In birds it refers to a pale bluish grey colour of the feathers, legs or some other part ...

                                               

Primary color

Primary colors are sets of colors that can be combined to make a useful range of colors. The primary colors are those which cannot be created by mixing other colors in a given color space. For subtractive combination of colors, as in mixing of pi ...

                                               

Structural color

Structural coloration is a coloring that results from the special structure of the surface. Sometimes structural coloration is combined with pigments: for example, peacock tail feathers are pigmented brown, but their structure makes them appear b ...

                                               

Trichromacy

Trichromacy is a type of color vision. Animals with this kind of vision see colors with cone cells in their retina. The three types of cone cell are sensitive to different wavelengths of light. Color is constructed in the brains visual cortex. Hu ...

                                               

Web color

Web colors are colors used in designing webpages, and the ways for describing and listing those colours. There are several ways to chose colors for parts of webpages. Colors may be listed as an RGB triplet a set of three numbers in hexadecimal fo ...

                                               

Absorption spectroscopy

Absorption spectroscopy is a technique used to find out what makes up a sample of a substance – in other words, a chemical analysis. When a full spectrum of light with all the colours, like light from the sun passes through the sample which is of ...

                                               

Energy level

This article is about orbital electron energy levels. For compounds energy levels, see chemical potential. Simply defined as the different states of potential energy for electrons in an atom. A quantum mechanical system can only be in certain sta ...

                                               

Inductively coupled plasma

An inductively coupled plasma is a type of plasma source. Electromagnetic induction creates energy in the source by causing ions to circulate. Movement of the ions generates energy in the form of heat.

                                               

Spectrophotometer

A spectrophotometer measures either the amount of light reflected from a sample object or the amount of light that is absorbed by the sample object. Spectrophotometry is the quantity based study of electromagnetic spectra.

                                               

Time-domain spectroscopy

Time-domain spectroscopy is a type of spectroscopy that measures the power of electromagnetic radiation as a function of time. Normal spectroscopy is frequency-domain spectroscopy. It measures radiation as a function of frequency or wavelength. T ...

                                               

Ultraviolet–visible absorption

Ultraviolet-visible absorption is a process where a molecule absorbs ultraviolet or visible light that excites electrons. This energy causes an electronic transition from a ground state to an excited state. This is used in a technique of absorpti ...

                                               

Sight

Sight is one of the senses. Having sight means to be able to see. Seeing gives animals knowledge of the world. Some simple animals can only tell light from dark, but with vertebrates, the visual system is able to form images. The ability to inter ...

                                               

Binocular vision

Binocular vision is vision in which both eyes are used together. It can mean having two eyes instead of one, but more often it means having a visual field which is put together by the brain with input from both eyes. This is the standard equipmen ...

                                               

Blind spot (vision)

A blind spot is a part of the visual field our brains get no information from. It is the place in the visual field that corresponds to the lack of light-detecting photoreceptor cells where the optic nerve passes through the optic disc of the reti ...

                                               

Colour vision

Colour vision is the capacity of an organism to distinguish objects based on the wavelengths of the light they reflect, emit, or transmit. Colour is a quality constructed by the visual brain and not a property of objects. A red apple does not emi ...

                                               

Compound eye

Compound eyes consist of many photoreceptor units or ommatidia. Each ommatidium is an individual eye unit. The image perceived is a combination of inputs from ommatidia on a convex surface. Thus they point in slightly different directions. Compar ...

                                               

Evolution of colour vision

The evolution of colour vision causes light to be seen according to its wavelength. This has obvious advantages, especially it helps animals find food. The colour vision of many herbivores allows them to see fruit or immature leaves which are goo ...

                                               

Eyeborg

An eyeborg or eye-borg is an electronic eye that allows people to hear colors. It is mostly used by blind people or by people with color blindness. It works by using a head mounted camera that reads the colors directly in front of a person, and c ...

                                               

Eyespot

An eyespot is a simple organ in biology used to detect light. It may be called an ocellus, or pigment pit. They are quite common in small, simple invertebrates, such as Planaria. They do not have lenses or any means of focussing. Therefore, they ...

                                               

Floater

Floaters or eye floaters are small dots in the field of vision of a person. They are transparent and between the eyes vitreous humour or between the vitreous and retina. Their medical name is muscae volitantes, or mouches volantes. All people get ...

                                               

McCollough effect

The McCollough effect is a phenomenon of human vision: Colorless gratings appear colored contingent on the orientation of the gratings. People need time to see the effect. For example, if someone looks at a red horizontal grating and then at a gr ...

                                               

Motion blindness

Motion blindness is a medical condition in which a person cannot see objects that are moving even though they can see the objects that do not move. The condition seems to be very rare, and related to the nerves. It may also be psychological. Ther ...

                                               

Night vision

Night vision is being able to see in the dark. Some animals, like cats, have natural night vision - they can see in very low light without any help. Humans do not have good night vision. If there is not enough light to see well, a human may need ...

                                               

Optic chiasma

The optic chiasma, or optic chiasm, is the part of the brain where the optic nerves partially cross. The optic chiasm is located at the bottom of the brain immediately below the hypothalamus.

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