Posts Tagged 'digital imaging'

Dronies! Drone-Selfies Are a Thing!

I have to admit when I first heard of drone selfies, I thought that actual drones were taking selfies of themselves.

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That seemed a bit odd, but it made a lot more sense when I saw Amit Gupta’s drone selfie video. It simply blew my mind. The zoom out is quite amazing.

Read more @ Technabob

Hasselblad Lunar Camera: Amazing Looks, Astronomical Price

There are plenty of cameras out there, but Hasselblad undoubtedly makes some of the most amazing ones out there, including one that was used over 50 years ago in space by NASA astronaut Walter M. Schirra.

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Canon MREAL “Mixed Reality” Head-Mounted Display: Seamless AR Comes at a Price

Augmented/virtual reality headsets are nothing new, but Canon will finally throw its hat into the ring by launching its MREAL augmented reality HMD system in the USA on March 1st. Sadly though, unless you’re a developer or have plenty of cash to burn, you won’t be using one anytime soon.

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Polaroid iM1836 Android Camera

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It’s not just Samsung that will be selling an Android-powered camera, Android is set to take over digital imaging. The Polaroid iM1836 Android Camera combines the power of a smartphone with the flexibility of an interchangeable camera.

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Contact Lens Contains Embedded LCD

Who hasn’t dreamed of having heads-up display screens directly embedded into their eyes? I guess years of playing Cyberpunk 2020 and reading science-fiction novels have made this a fixture in most settings. While it won’t make readable contact lens displays feasible any time soon, it looks like scientists have actually been able to make contact lenses with embedded LCDs.

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Raspberry Pi Embedded in Battery Grip Smartens up DSLR

Do you use an extra battery grip for your DSLR? Since they can be kind of bulky anyhow, Irish photographer Dave Hunt managed to squeeze a fully-functioning Raspberry Pi SBC inside his detachable battery grip, and programmed it so that it would push the images he takes to his iPad for easy viewing. Sounds pretty awesome to me.

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Canon EOS M Micro Four-Thirds Camera Leaked: Canon’s First Entry in Segment

According to tipsters, patents, and a couple of Japanese websites, it looks like Canon is set to release their first Micro Four-Thirds camera very soon. For now, all that remains are the discovery of the full specs and what the camera actually looks like.

canon eos m mirrorless micro four third camera

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Micro Four Third Camera Drops Into View

Panasonic just unveiled a new mid-level Micro Four Third camera, the Lumix G DMC-G5. It’s the successor to the popular G3 and packs some cool new features. These kinds of cameras take impressive photos, while being easier to lug around than a full-sized DSLR.

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Polaroid Z2300 Instant Camera: Bye Bye Instagram? Probably Not

Are you one of the many that were saddened by the demise of Polaroid’s classic instant cameras? Well they’ve just released information about their new digital instant camera, that includes a printer so that you can print out all of your snapshots wherever you are. The device is pretty compact, so it might be an interesting solution.

polaroid z2300 instant digital camera print

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Iris Camera Concept Shoots Just What You See

The Iris camera concept is a biometrically-enabled and controlled by your eye. The idea behind the camera is that it would use your eyeball to figure out what you are looking at and allows you to capture exactly what you see. It was designed by the Royal College of Art graduate Mimi Zou.

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Read more @ Technabob


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