We’ve seen products from companies like Lensbaby that let you take more interesting pictures with your iPhone, but this Magnifi case is so much more versatile. It can be adapted to work with even higher end optical instruments, including giant telescopes.
The new Olympus Opto-Digital Microscope DSX series was recently released in Japan. It’s significance is that features a fully integrated touch screen monitor. This technology will allow you to get “hands on” with your samples and microscopic samples. Closer than you would ever have before, its designed to be very user-friendly, all you do is place your sample on the stage and the rest of the operations are done via the touch screen display. This includes focusing, centering, and magnification. After viewing the sample you can even generate a report based on your findings.