Digital Cameras

New Haven police roll out body cameras – New Haven Register

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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How to get a good DSLR deal on Black Friday in the US – TechRadar

Thursday, November 02, 2017

DSLR Black Friday deals in the US will be the best time to take your photography to the next level. Offering a combination of superb image quality and polished performance, the digital single-lens reflex camera is the pro-photographer’s favorite for a reason. There’s a vast range of DSLR’s available, with one for every budget thanks to all of the Black Friday sales in the US, and it’s happening at the…

Proof the Google Pixel 2, not a DSLR, was all the camera I needed on my honeymoon – TechRadar

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Right before going on my honeymoon to Japan and South Korea, I made a crazy decision, a potentially stupid one that I might regret for the rest of my life: I wouldn’t bring a camera – at least, not a traditional one. I was going to take pictures solely with the Google Pixel 2. Best case scenario, the phone will accurately capture the once-in-a-lifetime moments that I’ll cherish for the…

New Haven police launch body-camera pilot – New Haven Register

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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Samsung Wisenet SmartCam A1 Indoor Home Security Camera Review – Gearbrain (blog)

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Home security cameras are an essential security device for today’s smart home and GearBrain has tested many of these devices. But we’ve never put a security camera with 350-degree panning capability into trial — until now. Meet Samsung Wisenet SmartCam A1 Indoor Home Security Camera, a Wi-Fi enabled indoor security camera with full HD monitoring, 2-way communication plus additional features which turn this device into a do-it-yourself (DIY) home security…

Oversight board finds many DC officers fail to properly use body cameras – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

More than a third of cases investigated by a D.C. police oversight board after complaints were made about officers’ conduct this past year involved officers who did not properly use their body-worn cameras during those incidents, according to a report made public Tuesday. Some officers turned the cameras on too late, others too early, the report from the Office of Police Complaints found. In 13 percent of the cases, at…

Fancy Phancer software gives your smartphone camera DSLR vibrancy – Digital Trends

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

While the software can’t imitate everything a DSLR offers, researchers are getting closer to creating better quality from smartphones. Smartphone cameras remain more limited than their larger DSLR counterparts, but scientists are hoping to narrow the gap through artificial intelligence. In a recently published paper, scientists from the Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zurich developed a neural network system dubbed “Phancer” that can take a smartphone photo and give it…

Study: Body Cameras Have No Impact On Police Behavior – The Onion (satire)

Monday, October 30, 2017

“If body cameras don’t work, and not holding them accountable for their actions doesn’t work, then I’m out of ideas.” Jim Stefans • Unemployed

Neural network gives your phone ‘DSLR-quality’ photos – Engadget

Monday, October 30, 2017

The researchers started out by training a deep learning system using photos taken of the same scene using a phone and a DSLR. It’s effective, but it can only improve the quality for the smartphone in question. That led to a more sophisticated system, however: the new network only needs to see two sets of images from different cameras to understand how to apply the image quality from one to…

Joe Gorga Loves the Cameras and the Cameras Love Him – Bravo (blog)

Monday, October 30, 2017

When it comes to The Real Housewives, the husbands are not always keen on being in the limelight. The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Joe Gorga, however, is not shy at all. As the brother of Teresa Giudice and the husband of Melissa Gorga, there’s no way Joe can escape the cameras — so why not embrace them?                          …

Van Breda wants cameras removed before he testifies – Times LIVE

Monday, October 30, 2017

Henri van Breda is prepared to testify in his own trial – but he wants the cameras turned off. This came to light in the Western Cape High Court on Monday‚ as the trial resumed after more than 50 days of testimony. Van Breda’s counsel‚ Piet Botha‚ told Judge Siraj Desai: “I am calling no further witnesses‚ but my client… wishes to testify.” However‚ he added that regarding the broadcasting…

Nikon D850 review: At Rs 299950, this is the most well-rounded, full-frame DSLR camera – Economic Times

Monday, October 30, 2017

NEW DELHI: Japanese major Nikon, which is celebrating 100 years in business this year, has unveiled its high-end “Nikon D850” — the first full-frame DSLR to earn a perfect score of 100 from the independent ratings website DxOMark on both colour and dynamic range coming from the sensor. The FX-format (full-frame) camera has an impressive 45.7MP sensor (up from its successor D810’s 36.3MP) with a native ISO sensitivity range of…

CSUN police are now wearing body cameras, in move to ‘enhance’ bonds with community – LA Daily News

Monday, October 30, 2017

For Cal State Northridge’s Police Services the decision to begin wearing body cameras was an easy one. “This is not new technology,” said CSUN Chief of Police Anne Glavin. “It’s been around the country; it’s just that it’s our turn. And part of it was the amount of time for researching it, deciding which company to go with … I think the fundamental issue of ‘should we shouldn’t we’ to me was essentially…

CSUN police are now wearing body cameras, in move to ‘enhance’ bonds with community – LA Daily News

Monday, October 30, 2017

For Cal State Northridge’s Police Services the decision to begin wearing body cameras was an easy one. “This is not new technology,” said CSUN Chief of Police Anne Glavin. “It’s been around the country; it’s just that it’s our turn. And part of it was the amount of time for researching it, deciding which company to go with … I think the fundamental issue of ‘should we shouldn’t we’ to me was essentially…

CSUN police are now wearing body cameras, in move to ‘enhance’ bonds with community – LA Daily News

Monday, October 30, 2017

For Cal State Northridge’s Police Services the decision to begin wearing body cameras was an easy one. “This is not new technology,” said CSUN Chief of Police Anne Glavin. “It’s been around the country; it’s just that it’s our turn. And part of it was the amount of time for researching it, deciding which company to go with … I think the fundamental issue of ‘should we shouldn’t we’ to me was essentially…

City may buy 3 new cameras – Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Common Council is expected to vote this week on a proposal to purchase three new public safety cameras for $25,000. Meanwhile, the city recently received another two public safety cameras through District Attorney Caroline Wojtaszek’s office.  Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey said the cameras will help gather evidence in serious crimes and won’t be used to cite motorists for minor traffic infractions. “Any tool we can use in keeping…

For World Series, Fox’s Tech Arsenal Includes 41 Cameras And 121 Microphones – Forbes

Monday, October 30, 2017

FOX Sports FOX Sports technicians embed microphones in the turf during the 2017 MLB postseason. For the World Series, there will be 121 microphones spread around the field to pick up every detail. When it comes to big events, networks love to roll out as much technology as they can muster. From the Super Bowl to the Indianapolis 500 to the World Series, networks go to their tech arms and…

For World Series, Fox’s Tech Arsenal Includes 41 Cameras And 121 Microphones – Forbes

Sunday, October 29, 2017

FOX Sports FOX Sports technicians embed microphones in the turf during the 2017 MLB postseason. For the World Series, there will be 121 microphones spread around the field to pick up every detail. When it comes to big events, networks love to roll out as much technology as they can muster. From the Super Bowl to the Indianapolis 500 to the World Series, networks go to their tech arms and…

Goodbye, Digital Camera; It Was Fun, But We’re Done – EE Times

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Even if Kodak knew that digital was the future, and many there probably did, and they had seized on making digital cameras, it was still a shrinking business.  There was more money in film than there currently is…