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with todays technolodgy and knowlodge, if money wasn't a problem, could a video camera that had a tuner button which would make the camera's sensor tune into diferent em frequencies be built? It would be something like thousands of micro radio antennas on the surface of the ship. perhaps with functionality similar to the predator's mask in the Predator 2 movie, but with perhaps a smooth transition between frequencies, and the artificial coloring would only come on later prototypes, starting just with visible light intensities on screen (i.e. grayscale) proportional to the amount of energy sensed by each pixel sensor and how would the focusing work on a camera such as that in which a big range of em frequencies would be sensed (to avoid or circunvent problems like fresnel refraction and opacity of certain materials to certain frequencies if such a contraption is not possible to be built with what we have and know today, will it be theoreticly possible to build it someday?
Re: can a tunable video camera be built?
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