Digital Cameras

Elgin police begin training on use of body cameras – Elgin Courier … – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The first Elgin Police Department officers hit the street with their newest tools on Friday — body cameras. By early June, all 182 sworn officers are expected to be trained and using the devices while they are on duty. The department has been looking at body cameras for officers as far back as 2010, said Chief of Police Jeff Swoboda — when he was named chief. At that time, a…

Elgin police begin body camera training – Elgin Courier-News – Chicago Tribune

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The first Elgin Police Department officers hit the street with their newest tools on Friday — body cameras. By early June, all 182 sworn officers are expected to be trained and using the devices while they are on duty. The department has been looking at body cameras for officers as far back as 2010, said Chief of Police Jeff Swoboda — when he was named chief. At that time, a…

Our Favorite Entry-Level DSLR Is Dirt Cheap Right Now – Men’s Journal

Saturday, March 25, 2017

It’s no secret the Nikon d5500 is one of our favorite entry- to mid-level DSLRs. With its ergonomic handgrip and intuitive touchscreen, it’s the ideal gateway camera for amateur smartphone shooters looking to make the leap to the big time.  For 2017, our favorite DSLR received an upgrade. The new Nikon d5600 is comparable to its sibling in many respects: Dimensions, lens adaptability, and photo functionality are nearly identical (although the 5600…

Our Favorite Entry-Level DSLR Is Dirt Cheap Right Now – Men’s Journal

Saturday, March 25, 2017

It’s no secret the Nikon d5500 is one of our favorite entry- to mid-level DSLRs. With its ergonomic handgrip and intuitive touchscreen, it’s the ideal gateway camera for amateur smartphone shooters looking to make the leap to the big time.  For 2017, our favorite DSLR received an upgrade. The new Nikon d5600 is comparable to its sibling in many respects: Dimensions, lens adaptability, and photo functionality are nearly identical (although the 5600…

Photographer trades guns for cameras – Pryor Daily Times

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Being out on the lake when a bald eagle flies overhead is an experience not to be missed—and one you can have all over Mayes County. But if you can’t experience the eagles firsthand, a professional photograph is a good stand-in. Local photographer Robert Carlile is an expert at “shooting” the magnificent birds, and the many photographs of them on his website are a testament to…

Our Favorite Entry-Level DSLR Is Dirt Cheap Right Now – Men’s Journal

Saturday, March 25, 2017

It’s no secret the Nikon d5500 is one of our favorite entry- to mid-level DSLRs. With its ergonomic handgrip and intuitive touchscreen, it’s the ideal gateway camera for amateur smartphone shooters looking to make the leap to the big time.  For 2017, our favorite DSLR received an upgrade. The new Nikon d5600 is comparable to its sibling in many respects: Dimensions, lens adaptability, and photo functionality are nearly identical (although the 5600…

Pentax K-70 review – TechRadar

Friday, March 24, 2017

Pentax is pitching the K-70 at the outdoor photography market, promising “new opportunities and discoveries in scenic photography”. It’s dustproof, weather-resistant and cold-resistant down to -10 degrees Celsius. There are 100 seals throughout the body, including the articulating LCD display, and the grip is designed to stay grippy even when you’re wearing gloves. Despite all this the K-70 is still pretty compact for a fully-featured APS-C format DSLR, so it’s…

More cameras at Caddo Parish Animal Shelter? – Shreveport Times

Friday, March 24, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Monday evening meeting about shelter. (Henrietta Wildsmith/The Times) Buy Photo Mike Middleton, Caddo Parish Commissioner District 8, talks to concerned citizens about the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter during a meeting Monday evening at Shane’s Seafood & BBQ.(Photo: Henrietta Wildsmith/The Times)Buy Photo Heated public comments about installing additional cameras at the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter continued at the Caddo Parish Commission’s regular session on Thursday, with…

Average speed cameras to be installed on A38 – Plymouth Herald

Friday, March 24, 2017

Highways England will start work next week on a £250,000 scheme to improve install average speed cameras on the A38. After a number of road traffic incidents in this location, average speed cameras will be installed at four locations along a four-kilometre stretch of the eastbound carriageway to improve the safety for all road users of the A38 and A380 at Splatford Split, near Exeter. Read more: Police are secretly…

Canon camera stolen near Bishop’s Stortford Wetherspoons – Hertfordshire Mercury

Friday, March 24, 2017

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New cameras effective in deterring vandalism – Farmington Independent

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Without lights, the park tends to draw young teens who climb up on the shelter, throw the porta-potty into the lake and generally annoy the neighbors. “Our biggest complaints were about this time of year, when school gets out,” Cathy Springer said. She frequently called the police, asking them to send more patrols. “We complained every spring,” she said. The complaints have gone down since the city installed a motion…

Illinois governor seeks prison tower cameras – News Chief

Thursday, March 23, 2017

By John O’Connor, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a budget. The administration is projecting $4 million in annual savings through reduced overtime pay and “more efficient management strategies,” Rauner spokeswoman…

Nest security cameras can be knocked out via Bluetooth – Engadget – Engadget

Thursday, March 23, 2017

As you’ve likely noticed, all of these are temporary attacks. However, burglars could still use them to buy precious time when breaking into a home. It only takes a few seconds to cross a room or turn a camera toward the wall, of course. And while Nest’s cloud-based video storage is normally an advantage (thieves can’t just remove a card to destroy evidence), the disconnection exploit turns that internet feature…

Rauner wants cameras in prison towers to cut OT costs – The State Journal-Register

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

By John O’Connor, The Associated Press Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a budget. The administration is projecting $4 million in annual savings through reduced overtime-pay and “more efficient management strategies,” Rauner spokeswoman Eleni Demertzis told The Associated…

Nest security cameras can be knocked out via Bluetooth – Engadget

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

As you’ve likely noticed, all of these are temporary attacks. However, burglars could still use them to buy precious time when breaking into a home. It only takes a few seconds to cross a room or turn a camera toward the wall, of course. And while Nest’s cloud-based video storage is normally an advantage (thieves can’t just remove a card to destroy evidence), the disconnection exploit turns that internet feature…

Garner police ask for public input on officer body cameras – WRAL.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

 Find News Near Me Garner, N.C. — The Garner Police Department is scheduled to hold two public meetings on Wednesday to discuss the use of body cameras for its officers. Garner joins a number of other local police departments that have or are exploring their use. The department says feedback from citizens can help them develop a policy for body cameras. The first meeting starts Wednesday at noon, and the…

Bathroom cameras in government buildings banned by Iowa Senate bill – DesMoinesRegister.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A sign outside the women?s bathroom near the Iowa City Public Library entrance notifies visitors about the library’s use of a security camera.(Photo: Holly Hines / Iowa City Press-Citizen) Legislation banning the use of video cameras in bathrooms and locker rooms in state and local government buildings was advanced Tuesday by an Iowa Senate subcommittee. Senate Study Bill 1184 was sent to the Senate Government Oversight Committee for further consideration. The measure prohibits the use…