Auto-snapping camera documents its wearer’s life

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It's been a while since we've reported on the life caching trend, but a new innovation recently caught our eye: a wearable digital camera that automatically takes photos throughout the day as a way of recording the wearer's life. Based on Microsoft Research SenseCam technology, Vicon Revue was originally intended as a research tool aimed at helping people with Alzheimer's disease. Users typically wear the 6.5-by-7-by-1.7-cm camera on a cord around their neck, but it can also be clipped to clothing. Among its features are an accelerometer, a compass and a fish-eye lens to ensure that nearly everything in the…

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