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Wearable Cameras Now in HD

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Wearable Cameras Now in HD

Midland Radio announces 2 HD models for its XTC wearable camcorder range.

The cameras come at either 720p (XTC200) or 1080p (XTC300) resolutions, as well as camouflaged (the 480p XTC150 and 1080p XTC350). The models record in 16:9 aspect ration and 140-degree wide angle.

Weighing only 85 grams, the cameras attach to helmets, goggles, handlebars and more to record the user in the action, specifically Continue reading...

3D Movie Creation for Everyone

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3D Movie Creation for Everyone

Viewsonic launches the 3DV5, a pocket sized 3D HD camcorder.

It shoots at 720p resolution, in either 3D or 2D. Users watch recorded 3D content on either 3D TV/projector (via HDMI cable) or built-in 2.4" autostereoscopic display.

One can also upload footage on youtube's 3D channel, and watch in 3D via anaglyph glasses (supplied) on any standard 2D display.

The 10MB internal memory is expandable Continue reading...

And Now: the 3D Camcorder

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Hammacher Schlemmer  first 3D video camcorder  Hammacher Schlemmer unveils the first 3D video camcorder. With two lenses and 3 MP image sensor, the camera can also record 2D video.

The camcorder shoots both 3D movies and images, though with dual 3MP cameras, the video is only 640 x 480.

The camcorder’s video doesn’t require glasses when views on the included 7-inch media player.

Go Hammacher Schlemmer’s 3D camcorder

Casio Digital Frame is All About Art

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Casio Digital Frame is All About Art

The Casio Digital Art Frame converts ordinary photos into works of art by using image recognition and image processing technologies.

 

Users can create up to 8 different styles of art (Water Color Painting, Color Pencil Sketch, Pastel Painting etc.)

 
 

Casio’s facial recognition tech highlights facial characteristics in the image, so people’s faces are recognizable.

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Digital Photo Market in Europe up 132%

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Digital Photo Market in Europe up 132% The €181 million Digital Photo Frame market is booming across W. Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK) with a 132% unit growth for the first half 2008 vs same period in 2007, according to GfK Retail and Technology.

Analyse shows UK is the next largest market in both revenue and units after France. The major difference between countries is actually the ASP: in UK, the average price is Continue reading...

9-Megapixel Camera Module

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9-Megapixel Camera Module

Digital Imaging Systems will begin shipping its 9-mega pixel camera module to handset manufacturers. DIS6931, created with mobile devices in mind, will be able to capture images at 3488x2616 resolution. Includes a fast, under 300ms auto focus and less than 200ms of delay between shutter button and image capture.

The module captures video at 720p resolution at up to 30fps. The DIS6931 adds a macro Continue reading...

The New Generation, WiFi Photo Frame

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The New Generation, WiFi Photo Frame

At IFA, Kurt Weiss of CINUX showed us the new generation of picture frame, an easy-to-use, easy-to-configure Pixstar model. 

Photo frames started out as a humble product category, basically as a small screen liberated from further hardware by a memory card and driver. How we underestimated these small screens!

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Human Eye Leads to Camera Design

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Human Eye Leads to Camera Design

U.S. scientists have built a 256 pixel digital camera that has the size, shape and layout of a human eye by using only standard sensor materials. They say it could improve the performance of digital cameras as well as lead to a bionic eye.

Scientists solved the long- standing problem of getting microelectronics onto a curved surface by a mesh-like material made up of tiny squares that hold the components. Continue reading...

Polaroid updates instant print

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Polaroid will market a hand-size printer that produces color snapshots in about 30 seconds. The printer connects by Bluetooth to phones and by cable to cameras and costs about $150. Prints are 5cm by 7.6 cm (or about the size of a credit card).

 

Go Polaroid:

 

Sony’s Alpha Digital SLR

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Sony Sony’s top-of-the-range digital SLR camera made an appearance at the Photo Imaging Expo in Tokyo The model has a full-frame sensor with a resolution of 24.6 megapixels and image stabilization. So you’ll see it at IFA or Photokina this autumn.

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