Digital Cameras

Body Cameras, Long Distrusted, Now Help Show ‘Human Side of the Badge’ – New York Times

Sunday, May 28, 2017

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

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Sony camera makes Doha debut – Gulf Times

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Fifty One East, Qatar’s leading Department Store, and Sony Middle East and Africa (MEA) presented the latest revolutionary digital camera, the 9 (model ILCE-9), at an exclusive event in Doha. “The most technologically advanced, innovative digital camera that Sony has ever created, the α9 offers a level of imaging performance that is simply unmatched by any camera either mirrorless or SLR,” according to a statement. The α9 offers many impressive…

WiMiUS Q4 4K action camera review – The Gadgeteer

Saturday, May 27, 2017

As you may or may not know, there is a sea of POV action cameras, aka sports cameras, out there in the market today. Some that you immediately recognize by their commonly used name and some you have never heard of. But one thing is for sure, camera makers are making their move to the 4K resolution for everyday consumers. This review is for the Q4 4K WiFI Dual Screen…

Body cameras create unexpected challenges for Oregon county – The Register-Guard

Saturday, May 27, 2017

CORVALLIS — For nearly a year, 55 body-worn cameras have been sitting in charging docks in the Law Enforcement Center in Corvallis. Ideally, the cameras would be fitted to each of the Corvallis Police Department’s uniformed officers, who would wear them on their chests…

Denver Police Officers Working Off Duty To Wear Body Cameras – CBS Local

Saturday, May 27, 2017

By Brian Maass and Mark Ackerman DENVER (CBS4)– CBS4 has learned that uniformed Denver police officers working off-duty jobs will soon be required to wear body cameras, according to an internal Denver Police Department email obtained by the CBS4 Investigative team. Over the past year, all uniformed police officers have been equipped with body cameras to wear during their regular patrol shifts. The new policy shift, scheduled to take effect in…

Nevada mandates body cameras on all police officers – Nevada Appeal

Saturday, May 27, 2017

All police officers in Nevada must wear body cameras beginning next year under a bill Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Thursday, becoming the second state to respond to calls for transparency of violent police encounters with a camera mandate for beat officers statewide. The law makes audio-visual recording devices a standard feature of uniforms for any law enforcement officer who routinely interacts with the public — from contracted town marshals…

What are the Best Entry-Level DSLR Cameras of 2017? – News Ledge

Friday, May 26, 2017

Did your smartphone spark an interest in photography? The fake bokeh on the iPhone 7 Plus only takes you so far. Now you’re in the market for a DSLR. Do you jump into the deep end or dip your feet into the world of DSLRs? Our guide on the best entry-level DSLRs is about easing you into the hobby. It’s not about tossing you a professional level full-frame and saying…

GPD raises bar for NC policing, equips all officers with body cameras – WNCT

Friday, May 26, 2017

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Greenville Police Department received the last of its nearly 200 body cameras. The department is setting a standard across the state on how technology and policing go hand-in-hand. Samuel Paldino is an officer with GPD. Paldino said, “It took me a while to get used to it. When I first was issued a body camera it was second nature.” He said it took some getting…

Which smartphone has the best camera? | Technology | The Guardian – The Guardian

Friday, May 26, 2017

Continuing the theme from last week, I need advice on replacing my Huawei smartphone, following an unfortunate incident involving a car door. My phone is also my camera, so my main criterion is that it will take good shots in most lights. The Huawei, while fine in other ways, fell short in the photography department. I’d be interested in recommendations at different price points. Alison Smartphone cameras are now amazingly…

how a student moulded three costly cameras he couldn’t afford into a 3D printed 35mm – Designboom

Friday, May 26, 2017

  richmond student paul kohlhaussen has created a fully functional 3D printed camera, taking the best features from an array of costly high-end cameras and reverse engineering them into the camera of his dreams. with no prior knowledge in CAD software, kohlhaussen taught himself everything from scratch when designing and building the eight components that make up the camera’s modular design.  the cycloptic mustard monster takes panoramic photos much like the discontinued hasselblad XPan…

Horry County schools installing 100’s of new, high-definition bus cameras – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Friday, May 26, 2017

Related Coverage CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Currently, buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door, but the video quality is poor. “You can’t really see on the…

Greenville police rolling out body cameras – Greenville Daily Reflector

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Greenville Police Department officers, including detectives, will be fully outfitted with body cameras by mid-June, the police chief said. Mark Holtzman reported to the city manager on Wednesday his department had received all 90 cameras the City Council approved for purchase in November using $67,935 federal drug seizure money. The department received an additional 70 cameras through trade ins, bringing the its body camera inventory to about 200, Holtzman said on…

Horry County Schools installs hundreds of high-definition bus … – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Currently, buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door, but the video quality is poor. “You can’t really see on the…

New security cameras on school buses prove useful for resolving … – KHON2

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage By the fall, school buses in all counties will come with new safety upgrades. These improvements include a GPS tracker, route-planning software, and security cameras. This month, the Hawaii Department of Education awarded new contracts for Maui and Kauai counties. Cameras are already on buses on Oahu and Hawaii Island. We wanted to know if security cameras on school buses are already making a difference, and who is…

Horry County schools installing 100’s of new, high-definition bus cameras – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Currently, buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door, but the video quality is poor. “You can’t really see on the…

Horry County schools installing 100’s of new, high-definition bus cameras – WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The Horry County School District is in the process of installing 216 new, high-definition cameras on several of its school buses. Currently, buses are on a two-camera system, which means both cameras are in the front of the bus. One shows the students and the other shows the driver and the front door, but the video quality is poor. “You can’t really see on the…

New security cameras on school buses prove useful for resolving conflicts – KHON2

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Related Coverage By the fall, school buses in all counties will come with new safety upgrades. These improvements include a GPS tracker, route-planning software, and security cameras. This month, the Hawaii Department of Education awarded new contracts for Maui and Kauai counties. Cameras are already on buses on Oahu and Hawaii Island. We wanted to know if security cameras on school buses are already making a difference, and who is…