Posts Tagged 'digital imaging'

Lytro Illum Camera Refocuses on the High End

When the first Lytro camera was announced, it looked pretty cute, but it was impractical because of its limited options. It was basically just a plaything. Now, however, Lytro wants to change this with the release of a camera designed for professional and prosumer shooters.

lytro illum light field camera
Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/04/22/lytro-illum-camera/#ixzz2zjayVVvI

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.

hasselblad lunar camera

Read more @ Technabob.

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.

canon ar mreal system

Read more @ Technabob

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.

Read more @ GeekAlerts

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.

lens contact belgian IMEC

Read more @ Technabob

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.

raspberry pi dslr canon 5d ipad

Read more @ Technabob


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