Record the Last Seven Seconds of Everything You See with Film in the Past @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

There are a lot of silly hats in the world. Some out there have sworn off hats entirely, as if wearing a hat somehow transforms a person into some other person. A sillier person. But Johan Link has come up with a hat that’s pretty excellent. At the touch of a button, it records the last 7 seconds of whatever you’ve been watching. Here’s more, via RaspberryPi.org

As 18-year-old student [Johan Link] explains, “Imagine you are walking in the street and you see a meteorite in the sky – obviously you don’t have time to take your phone to film it.” While I haven’t seen many meteorites in the sky, I have found myself wishing I’d had a camera to hand more than once in my life – usually when a friend trips over or says something ridiculous. “Fortunately after the passage of the meteorite, you just have to press a button on the hat and the camera will record the last 7 seconds”, Johan continues. “Then you can download the video from an application on your phone.”

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