Articles about Camera (page 7)

E-Clips video camera: The ultimate action cam on the go
Handheld cameras are often preferred over standard video cameras when capturing videos. This is because they offer a certain amount of ease and mobility due to their smaller and lighter size. Building on this concept, a designer, Christopher Terella has come up with the cool idea of an ‘ultimate action cam.’The camera is being called ‘E-Clips video camera’ and is termed an action cam simply because its design makes it […]

Fujifilm X-E1 Arrives With Interchangeable Lens
Fujifilm has announced the X-E1, the latest addition to its X-Series of cameras. X-E1 arrives with an interchangeable lens system and packs a 16.3 Megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor. While it certainly has superior hardware compared to earlier releases in the X-Series, it has a body that is smaller, too. Compared to the X-Pro1, it is 30% more compact.The company announced in a press release that the device will be […]

New Face-Scanning Technology Can Spot Drunks
Having drunk people in a crowd or at a public place is usually not be a good idea. While not everyone indulges in brawls when drunk, a crowd of sober persons is definitely lot more preferable. However, it is very hard to individually check out the sobriety of every person in places thronging with people, for instance at train stations.To solve this problem, researchers at University of Patras are working […]

50-gigapixel camera part of DARPA's AWARE program
So you are pretty smug with your latest DSLR that crams in far more megapixels than you ever imagined, but as usual, the big boys over at the military have a toy that is far superior to what you hold in the palm of your hands. In fact, scientists over at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have every intention of coming up with high powered scopes and cameras for […]

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Olympus Unveils Flagship Compact Camera: Stylus SP-820UZ iHS with 40X Optical Zoom
Olympus announced the new STYLUS SP-820UZ iHS, its flagship Ultra Zoom camera that features an impressive 40X optical zoom in a stylish and light body (485g). Thanks to the Super-Resolution Zoom, you can get up to 80x digital zoom magnification.The 22.4 mm lens (equivalent to 22.4- 896mm on a 35mm camera) offers a super-wide angle which is great for shooting panoramas and urban photography. The camera looks great for high […]

Sony NEX-5R and NEX-6 images leaked
Earlier this morning, there was this particular rumor that went around, touting that Sony might just roll out a full frame NEX camera – but here we are with leaked images of the Sony NEX-5R and NEX-6, now how about that? These images came courtesy of Chinese site VR-Zone, and while the images have yet to be verified, they are certainly quite close to the real deal if you were […]

Underwater camera that can tweet photos of swimmers used in London Olympics
It seems that sports fans and journalists aren’t the only ones utilizing social media in the Olympics. The L2012 Pool Camera is an underwater camera that is based at the bottom of the pool, and yes it uses Twitter to tweet photos of Olympic swimmers in action. The L2012 Pool Camera’s description reads: “I match the world’s best swimmers, stroke for stroke. They speed along on top. I race along […]

Chobi Cam Smile camera helps stiff lips curve upwards
You know, getting your subjects to smile in front of a camera could prove to be a challenge, especially when you consider the kind of personalities that you need to work with at different times and seasons. Children should be easy subjects to shoot, but just in case you find it difficult to get your subjects lined up to smile, this is where the Chobi Cam Smile camera comes in […]

Japanese researchers working on a camera that can track fast-moving objects in real-time
Researchers from the University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Oku Laboratory were able to develop a camera that track fast-moving objects in real time. In the field of sports, high-quality videos are the keys to efficient broadcasting, and it is quite a challenge to track objects, such as a ball, continuously at high speeds.In a bid to solve this, the researchers developed what they call as “1ms Auto Pan-Tilt” technology. The technology can […]

World's fastest camera used to detect cancer cells in real time
In the world of medical technology, detecting cancer cells are extremely important to monitor and prevent metastasis – the spread of a disease from one organ  to another. However, detecting cancer cells is a difficult task. It will require a high-throughput instrument that is capable of examining millions of cells in a short span of time. That’s why a team of engineers from UCLA developed a high-throughput optical microscope that has […]

Sony flashes new high-definition wearable video camera
What a fine day it is. Sony has just sent us a preview of its new action camera that apparently has yet to be named. Sony was kind enough to give us a first look at the device. It’s actually a high-definition wearable video camera that is tiny and lightweight. Sony said that it will house Sony’s trademark SteadyShot image stabilization technology. In case you did not know, SteadyShot uses […]

New Duke camera could change photography and surveillance landscapes
The scientists over at Duke University have managed to work on an experimental camera which basically enables one to zoom in on portions of photos that have been shot in a high degree of detail. This might just change the way images are viewed after they are captured. This new camera is said to be able to collect over 30 times as much picture data compared to even the best […]

Apple's new patent suggests swappable iPhone camera lenses
A new patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday revealed that Cupertino-based Apple is working on an improved camera system that will reportedly allow users to reconfigure and replace the lens of the iPhone. The patent application, entitled “Back Panel for a Portable Electronic Device with Different Camera Lens Options”, highlights an iPhone-like smartphone with a camera situated at the top-left corner of the device.

Apple allegedly working on a standalone iSight camera [Rumor]
If you’ve read the official biography of Steve Jobs written by renowned author Walter Isaacson, you’ll probably recall that photography was one of the three areas he wanted to reinvent. Things started to get interesting early this year when rumors surfaced about Steve Jobs interest in working on a camera with photography company Lytro. An excerpt from the book “Inside Apple” written by Adam Lashinsky described how it came to […]