January 13, 2018 AT 5:00 am
Using solar panels as a camera #CelebratePhotography #SolarPower
This data scientist is able to create some awesome images using his solar panels.
Jeroen Boeye is a data scientist who was parsing the power output of his panels, and noticed that they were influenced — as you’d expect — by the trees near his house, which got in the way of direct sunlight.
That made him wonder:
Could you use the solar panels’ output as an imaging signal? Or rather, can you use your panels to effectively take a photograph of the world around it?
Turns out you can! After some very clever crunching of his data using R, Boeye
produced this dataviz …
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