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Meet the Mobislyder

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Meet the Mobislyder

It must be the season for portable dollies that fit phones, cameras…as we wrote about another one last month.

Meet Glidetrack’s mobislyder, an ultraportable camera slider that allows you to create cinematic videos using your portable video device.

The mobislyder aims at iPhone users but also supports other phones and compact cameras.

“For years sophisticated-looking camera moves were only available to Continue reading...

The Disney-Branded iPad Camera

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The Disney-Branded iPad Camera

The iPad 2 might have a camera, but it is a pretty terrible one-- which is why the Disney-branded Sakar AppClix camera might make an interesting purchase for your customers.

It attaches to the tablet via Apple 30-pin port and works with a free Disney Pix app. Specification-wise, it has a 7.1MP camera (with 4X zoom), a microSD card slot and a 1.5" LCD display for photo previews.

The app allows basic Continue reading...

GfK: Innovation Critical for Digital Camera Growth

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GfK: Innovation Critical for Digital Camera Growth

GfK Retail and Technology says there still is a "particular" global demand for digital cameras, as smartphones with camera and video functions continue to influence the digital photo industry.

The analyst says the market had a "boom" in the Q1 - Q3 2011 period, particularly in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, with the regions seeing 35% Y-o-Y growth.

The (relatively) new Digital Compact System (DSC) Continue reading...

Sharp Presents "Thinnest" Camera Module

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Sharp Presents

Mobile phones of the future might become even thinner-- Sharp develops what it calls the thinnest CMOS camera module with optical image stabilisation, carrying "proprietary high-density packaging technology."

The RJ63YC100 is 12.1MP, 1/3.2" CMOS camera module, measuring all of 5.47mm in height "developed in response to the demand for portable mobile devices with ever more slender designs." It also Continue reading...

Pico Dolly: Steady as She Goes

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Pico Dolly: Steady as She Goes

You will probably kick yourself and ask "Why didn't I think of this?" when you see this: a small, portable camera dolly for private and light commercial use.

Pico Flex Dolly offers smooth tracking camera shots that look like bigger Hollywood-style productions-- without any the hassle of traditional camera tracking and dolly systems.

The 68.6 cm-tall Pico Flex Dolly system is portable (0.68 kilo) Continue reading...

Lytro Focuses into Actual Product

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Lytro Focuses into Actual Product

Do you remember Lytro? The company offering "light field camera" technology allowing one to "shoot now and focus later" reveals the Lytro camera, an actual product using the technology.

The Lytro camera is a 1.61 x 1.61 x 4.41-inch rectangular box with a LCD touchscreen at one end and an 8x zoom lens at the other, together with 2 buttons (power and shutter) and... that's all, as software carries Continue reading...

Make Splashes With Underwater Video

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Make Splashes With Underwater Video

Vivitar announces an affordable means for your customers to record their vacation memories with its DVR 690HD video camera.

The camera is not only small, but also waterproof (to up to 3m), allowing for underwater video.

It records video at up to 720 x 1280 resolution and 25fps, with SD card handling storage. An LED around the lens serves as flash, while users can view their footage via either 2" Continue reading...

Technology That Will Rock the Photo Business

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Technology That Will Rock the Photo Business

Click away. Shoot first, focus after. That's right, after.

A new company, Lytro, launches a technology as revolutionary for photography as 3D is for TV. It's the first "light field camera" that allows you to "shoot now and focus later."

Here's how it works: Take a picture, upload it, Click on a blurry section that you'd like to have re-focused.

Recording light fields requires an innovative, Continue reading...

The Earpiece That's a Camera

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The Earpiece That's a Camera

It might look like a traditional Bluetooth headset, but the Looxcie 2 is actually a wearable video camera, recording what your customers are up to.

If the user wants to save anything they're watching, a single button press gets the Looxcie headset to save up to 30 seconds of video.

It records video at up to VGA resolutionn (480p) at 30 fps on its highest quality settings, in MPEG-4 format.

Just Continue reading...

Spectacles Conceal Video Camera

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Spectacles Conceal Video Camera

If ZionEyez has its way, customers will soon have their dreams of allowing others to see the world through their eyes come true-- if they wear its Eyez recording glasses.

Eyez frames carry a 720p video camera, 8Gb of flash memory (for up to 3 hours of recording) and Bluetooth, Micro USB and wifi connections for data transfer. Alongside that is a smartphone and tablet app allowing customers to broadcast Continue reading...

Casio Up to New Tryx

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Casio Up to New Tryx

Casio puts a literal twist on the digital camera-- as its new Tryx camera comes with a twistable frame surrounding the inset LCD screen, allowing users to rotate the camera 180-degrees (for obligatory self portraits) or act as a stand.

The camera itself carries a 12MP CMOS sensor (backside illuminated with a low-light shooting capability), 3" touchscreen, an ultra-wide-angle lens and can capture Continue reading...

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