Tagged With night vision

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Australian scientists are at it again. This time researchers at The Australian National University have worked out a way to improve night vision googles - by designing a nano crystal, 500 times smaller than a human hair, that turns darkness into visible light and fits right on regular lenses.

Basically, they have invented reverse sunglasses.

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The dark green and black images typically produced by a night vision camera have become synonymous with the technology — to the point where it's even used in movies any time covert surveillance is implied. But a Japanese company called Komamura has developed a new kind of night vision camera that captures full colour footage even when it's completely dark out.