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Samsung MEMS cameraphone shutter Here's a pic of Samsung's clever micro electro-mechanical (MEMS) shutter, designed to make high-megapixel cameraphones take rather better photos than they currently can. The tiny shutter - it's just 2.2mm across - is made up of 36 triangular strips that curl back away from the pin-hole iris. …

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Ben
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video?

I get how it helps with a still picture for the reasons given, but how does a shutter help with capturing smoother video? Surly it just means the first frame and the last frame are "crisper" without affecting the stuff in the middle?

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ref: video

Video is made up of still images, or frames , The number per second being dependant on the standard being used.

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@Matt

Yes, you figured out how videos are captured. Didnt answer Ben's question though! :P

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